Student Hossam Hassan, coach of the Alexandria club, Al Ittihad His players won over Smouha and not be complacent in reaping the match points that the two teams gathered at 9:30 p.m. today at Alexandria Stadium, within the 19th week of the competition. Egyptian Premier League.
Hossam Hassan told his players in the lecture before the match, that beating Smouha is not just a victory in a regular league match, but a victory that guarantees the team five gains, the first of which is the removal of a direct competitor from the competition for the golden square, and the second is the reconciliation of the masses after the fall in the last two matches and farewell to the Egyptian Cup.
The dean also urged the players of his team to achieve victory to resolve the Alexandria derby, which is of special importance to the masses, and to raise the morale of the players before the expected confrontation with Al-Ahly after five days, as well as to return again to the competition race for a seat eligible for the African Championships next season.
Smouha ranks sixth in the league table with 27 points, after playing 18 games, winning 5 matches, drawing 12, losing one match, scoring 26 goals and conceding 18 goals.
While Zaim Al Thagher is in fifth place with 28 points, after playing 18 games, winning 8 matches, drawing 4 matches, losing six matches, scoring 22 goals and his players scoring the same number of goals.
Historically, today’s match bears the 19th confrontation between the two teams in the league competition, Zaim Al Thagher won 5 matches against 5 victories for Samouha, while 8 matches ended in a draw, Smouha scored 21 goals against 21 Al Ittihad goals.