The National Bank of Egypt repeated its superiority over production after defeating it in the first round 3-0, and raising its balance to 18 points, to rise to the 15th position in the league standings, while production remained at last in the 18th position with a score of 12 points.
Ahmed Ali, Fadi Farid and Ahmed Yasser scored the guests’ goals at Al-Ahly stadium, “We Peace” in the 21st, 50th and 64th minutes.
Production remained without victory in the league for the tenth meeting in a row, losing 6 times and tied in 4 matches.
While the bank achieved its first victory after 5 matches without a victory, it lost 3 of them and tied twice.
The initiative was for production, but veteran Ahmed Ali Kamel gave the bank the lead in the 21st minute after a defensive error for the host.
Ali raises his league tally to 87 goals and becomes No. 11 in the tournament’s top scorer standings throughout history, equal to Mohamed Salah Abu Greisha, Massad Nour Najmi Al-Ismaili and Al-Masry respectively.
The bank almost strengthened its lead in the 41st minute, but Mahmoud Kaoud missed a huge opportunity that was saved by goalkeeper Ahmed Yahya.
In the 50th minute, Fadi Farid boosted the score for Al-Ahly Bank, which is in the first season in its history in the Premier League, and Ahmed Yasser scored the third goal in the 64th minute.
Military Production reduced the difference in the 76th minute by means of a penalty kick, which was calculated by the referee, Mohamed Youssef, after returning to the video, which was executed by Mohamed Abdel-Majid.
Production will be a guest at the Arab Contractors Company on Saturday.
While the National Bank will host the Ismaili team on Monday.