Al-Ahly team will meet its counterpart Ceramica at 7:30 p.m. this Friday evening at the new Suez Stadium, in a match during which the Red Genie seeks to restore the tone of victories after stumbling and losing two points in front of Wadi Degla in the last match that ended in a negative tie, in the red genie’s journey to defend his title as Premier League title holder in the last five editions.
Al-Ahly needs to win today’s match against Ceramica, as there is no alternative but to win and get out with three points, to regain the top of the league, which sits on top of El Gouna with 11 points, one point behind Al-Ahly, the runner-up, while the red giant has a postponed match against Zamalek, which will be decided. Great fate of the top spot in the bipolar league.
Al-Ahly concluded its preparations to face Ceramica on Thursday at the Mukhtar Altach Stadium before entering a closed camp in a hotel in preparation for today’s match, during which the red genie seeks to arrange his cards and restore his local balance, to move away from the top of the league and escape from his closest competitors.
Al-Ahly coach Pitso Musimani was keen to apply some technical sentences during the red team’s training yesterday and the day before yesterday, in order to apply them in today’s match, especially after watching more than one match for the opponent, and to stop the elements of strength and weakness and the style of play followed by the newly promoted team of the Premier League.
It is expected that the match will witness the return of some of the main players to the basic formation, whether by pushing Muhammad Al-Shennawi, Ayman Ashraf, Hussein Al-Shahat, Mahmoud Kahraba and Muhammad Magdi Afsha in the basic formation of the Red Genie.
On the other hand, Ceramica seeks to achieve a positive result in tonight’s match, leaving even a point in front of the champion of the last edition of the tournament, and appearing honorably in front of the big teams, as well as compensating for the loss of Pyramids with a clean goal and then a negative tie with Smouha in the last two rounds, which caused the strong start to stop For the newly promoted team of the Premier League.
Haitham Shaaban, the technical director of the Ceramica team, is working on correcting the mistakes made by his players in the last two matches, fearing that they will be repeated in the Al-Ahly match in terms of wasting opportunities and ferocity on the opponent’s goal and the problem of properly ending the attack, in addition to the spread of players and their position on the field, as well as playing to close the play keys Al-Ahly, in order to achieve its goal of the match.