Ali Maaloul and Abdullah Al-Saeed – Al-Ahly and Pyramids
Pyramids tied with its Al-Ahly guest in goalless on Tuesday at the Air Defense Stadium in the tenth round of the Premier League.
This is the third tie for Al-Ahly during the current season, after confronting Wadi Degla and Al-Ahly Bank.
As for the draw for Pyramids, it is his fourth in the last matches in the league, as he only won over the Arab Contractors.
Thanks to that tie, Al-Ahly reached 21 points, leading the league, one point ahead of Zamalek, and the latter had a lower match.
As for the Pyramids, they reached 14 points, and they are ranked fourth, four points behind third-placed El Gouna.
This meeting is the last experience for Al-Ahly before he travels next Friday to Qatar to compete in the Club World Cup.
The first half was quiet in most of its events, as dangerous opportunities were absent and each team made an emergency substitution due to injury.
Muhammad Hani was substituted in the 11th minute to replace Ahmed Ramadan, “Beckham”.
Hussein Al-Shahat hit a powerful ball after a free kick to Al-Ahly, which rebounded from the human wall, but Sherif Ikrami blocked the shot steadily.
Ramadan Sobhi started alone from midfield and passed the ball to John Antwi, but the latter failed to tame the ball to miss a dangerous opportunity for Pyramids.
In the 43rd minute, Ahmed Fathy was forced to go out, and Omar Jaber participated in his place.
With the beginning of the second half, the match remained quiet in its events as it was, and the game was confined to the midfield.
Hussein Al-Shahat got a yellow card for throwing the ball with his hand.
Tariq Taha sent a cross from the left, but Antwi’s header went off the field.
And he hit a ball from a distance, but it came far from the goal.
Ramadan Sobhi started solo, but Ayman Ashraf shone and drew the ball successfully.
Al-Ahly requested a penalty kick for blocking Mohamed Sharif by Ahmed Sami, but the referee did not count anything.
In the 68th minute, Al-Ahly made two substitutions with the participation of Walter Bwalia and Kahraba, instead of Mohamed Sharif and Hussein Al-Shahat.
Walter Bwalya was alone with an honorary goal in the 75th minute, and instead of shooting, he preferred to pass to electrocution, but Omar Jaber dispersed it for a corner kick.
The Pyramids defense failed to disperse the ball, but the Pyramids defense dispersed it before Al-Ahly players found it.
Bwalia scored a goal for Al-Ahly in the 77th minute after a tie with Ikrami, but the referee, Jihad Greisha, ruled a foul in favor of the Pyramids goalkeeper.
Kahraba almost scored after he hit a strong ball with his left hand from inside the penalty area, but his shot went off the field.
Dudu El Gabas participated in the second substitution of Pyramids instead of Dudu El Gabas in the 80th minute.
Maaloul sent a creeping cross but my tip countered it before it reached Bwalia.
Bwalya almost scored a goal in the 84th minute after sending a cross that Al-Ahly striker met with a direct shot, but Sherif Ikrami shone and deflected him and the ball rebounded to Bwalia, but his shot was blocked by the Pyramids goalkeeper, to go to a corner kick that passed without danger.
In the 85th minute, Alliou Diang took part in place of Taher Mohamed Taher.
While Pyramids made a switch with the participation of Ibrahim Adel, instead of Abdullah Al-Saeed.
Greishas jihad was counted as four minutes instead of lost time.
In the last seconds, Dunga fired a powerful shot, which was blocked by Mohamed El-Shenawi, and turned by a corner kick.
Nothing new happened in the remaining time, as the match ended with a goalless draw.