Al-Tarsana club scored the first goal against Al-Ahly in the 42nd minute during the confrontation between the two teams currently at Al-Salam Stadium, which comes within the 16 matches of the Egypt Cup, so that the result is 1/2 in favor of the red team.
And the Swiss coach, Rene Weiler, Al-Ahly’s coach, announced the formation of his team in the face of Arsenal, and the formation came as follows :Goalkeepers: Mustafa Schubert, defensive line: Ahmed Fathy – Hamdi Fathy – Yasser Ibrahim – Mahmoud Waheed, midfield: Aliou Diang – Mohamed Majdi “Afsha” – Junior Ajay – Hussein Al Shahat, offensive line: Marawan Mohsen – Ali Badji, while it included The bench: Hamza Alaa – Muhammad Hani – Muhammad Shukri – Arabi Badr – Mahmoud Abdel Moneim “Kahraba” – Muhammad Fakhry – Geraldo da Costa.
Al-Ahly qualified for this role after defeating Beni Suef by three to one goal, and the Red Genie is seeking to win to complete his career in the cup and competition for the title, and also it is a strong preparation match and an opportunity to participate with the largest number of players to prepare them for the semi-final match in the CAF Champions League, In which Al-Ahly will face its Moroccan counterpart, Wydad, on October 17th, while Arsenal qualified for the round of 16 after he ousted Banby after their match ended in a goalless draw before Shawakish decided the match with a penalty shootout..
Al-Ahly enters the arsenal confrontation while he suffers from many absences, most notably the duo Ayman Ashraf and Amr Al-Soulia due to suspension, after they obtained the third yellow card in the Al-Ahly match against Tanta in the last general league. His country to participate with the national team before the start of the Carthage Eagles camp, and Walid Suleiman will miss the match due to injury.
On the other hand, the arsenal that competes in the second division suffers from a significant decline in the level of performance and in the results, which made it vulnerable to relegation to the third division, and the team seeks to achieve a surprise at the expense of the league champion and exploit the absence of the important red team, appearing well and performing a strong competitive match.