Abdul Qadir Saeed
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Honorable Yallakora visitors, follow with us the direct coverage of the Al-Ahly and Al-Arsenal match in the round of sixteen in the Egyptian Cup championship at Al-Ahly We Al-Salam stadium.
The match winner faces the Abu Qir Fertilizer Team in the quarter-finals in a match whose date has not yet been set by the Egyptian Football Association’s Competitions Committee.
The match may be the last for Swiss coach Rene Fyler, whose fate will be announced Thursday morning by Al-Ahly management after his refusal to postpone the free departure clause until after the African Champions League.
the summary of the match
Al-Ahly threatened the arsenal goal in the third minute through its Nigerian player, Junior Ajay, with a powerful shot from the right side from outside the penalty area, but the ball passed next to the left post.
Al-Ahly scored the lead in the 7th minute, after a pass from Badji inside the penalty area, which made him stand alone to hit with his right a strong ball that hugged the net.
The arsenal responded in the 9th minute, after a cross from the right side and reached inside the penalty area, to end with a shot that passed next to the left post of goalkeeper Mustafa Schubert.
Hussein Al-Shahat sent a cross from the right side, to turn Nigerian Junior Ajay into the net, announcing the second goal for the red team in the 16th minute.
Al-Ahly was close to a third goal in the 23rd minute, after a cross by Ahmed Fathy, to reach Aliou Badji, who hit a ball that was saved by the goalkeeper.
The referee calculated a fixed kick for the Al-Tarsana team in the 29th minute, to be executed a cross into the penalty area, which was removed by goalkeeper Mustafa Schubert, who was then dispersed by the defense.
Ibrahim Mansour reduced the difference in the 43rd minute with a cross from the right side, around which the Arsenal player headed to embrace the Al-Ahly net, and the Blue team succeeded in reducing the difference.
Al-Ahly pressed at the start of the second half until they made their first serious opportunity in the 58th minute, after a cross from Junior Ajay that turned Hussein al-Shahat with a shot towards the goal, but the goalkeeper saved it successfully.
Hamdi Fathy missed a third goal opportunity in the 69th minute, after a ball that reached him inside the penalty area, to turn it into the Al-Ahly player with a powerful shot that slightly overtook the beam of the arsenal.
Mohamed Hani sent a perfect cross in the 81st minute to Junior Ajay’s header, but the Nigerian player tried to deposit the ball into the net, so the ball hit his shoulder and turned into a goal kick.