Imam Ashour’s punishment came for provoking the opponent during the contest, according to what the match observer wrote in his report after the end of the match.
Referee Tariq Magdy directed to follow up on this problem, especially after Ahmed Sami, technical director of the football first team at Smouha Club, apologized to the White Castle fans when Salah Mohsen Badr
Zamalek club decided to climb to the round of 8 after beating Smouha with two goals to one.
Salah Mohsen advanced with a global goal against Abu Jabal in the 54th minute of the match, after a pass by Nasser Maher, and Salah Mohsen met with a wonderful shot from inside the penalty area and shaking the net of Abu Jabal.
Mahmoud Alaa missed a penalty kick in the 74th minute of the match, after he hit it outside the goal in a strange way, so that his team lost the opportunity to draw against Smouha.
And the referee awarded a penalty for Zamalek after a handball on Ahmed Gamal after returning to the video technology.
Imam Ashour scored the equalizer for Zamalek in the 80th minute of the match, after a strong shot rebounded from Smouhas defense, which inhabited the right corner of Hani Suleiman, the goalkeeper of Smouha.
Ahmed Sayed Zizou scored a global goal in the 113th minute of the match, with a powerful shot from outside the penalty area in the middle of the goal, but El Hani Suleiman did not try to stop the ball from its speed to embrace his net.