Patrice Carteron, coach of the first team at Zamalek club, confirmed that the white was the one who was the best in the summit meeting, despite the defeat by the Whites, in the match that took place for the accounts of the general league.
“Today the best team is the one who lost … We made two mistakes and paid for them, but we dominated the second half,” Carteron said in statements at the press conference after the end of the match.
The French coach added, “We did not take advantage of the chances in the second half, and the players were disappointed after the match, but to see that we performed well.”
He concluded: “Al-Ahly’s absences? They have a player, two and three in each position, and he managed to score two goals from two chances, and we wasted many opportunities, and the penalty kick was enough to change the scenario of the match.”
Al-Ahly defeated its host Zamalek with two goals to one in the match that took place at Cairo Stadium on Sunday evening, in a postponed match from the fourth week of the league’s life.
Al-Ahly occupies second place in the general league table temporarily with 30 points, only 3 points behind leaders Zamalek, who has played 3 more matches.