The first football team of Zamalek Club will host its counterpart Pyramids at 9:30 pm today, Sunday, at Cairo International Stadium, in the nineteenth round of the Premier League competition, in a match that will not be without strength and rivalry, where the white knight is looking to regain his prestige and the tone of the victories in the tournament After the disappointing draw against the Arab Contractors with two goals each in the last match, while the Al-Sami team is looking for a victory and grabbing the three points to compensate for the bleeding of points in the competition for the title since the beginning of the season.
Zamalek enters Facing the pyramids Occupying the top of the league table with 40 points, after playing 18 matches, he won 12, drew 4, lost 2, and his players scored 32 goals and scored 11, while Pyramids ranked third with 30 points, after playing 18 matches, he won At 7, he tied at 9, lost 2, and his players scored 25 goals and scored 17 goals.
The confrontations between Zamalek and Pyramids always witness a strong and equal strength between the two parties, but the white knight excels most of the time, as the two teams met in 11 games before, Zamalek won 7 meetings, and Pyramids won two meetings, and a tied in two matches.
French Patrice Carteron held a heated session with his team’s players, during which he stressed the need to focus and work on achieving victory and compensating for the disappointing draw in front of the contractors, especially after Al-Ahly tied the other against El Gouna with a goal for each of them, warning them against complacency or lethargy, stressing that the interest of Zamalek must be above Every consideration, pointing out that he will change his way of dealing in the next stage, and that punishment will be harsh for every negligent player, stressing the need to reconcile the masses by presenting a good match from a technical point of view while achieving a gain.
It is expected that Zamalek will compete with a formation consisting of .. Mohamed Awad in goalkeeping, in defense Mahmoud Alaa – Mahmoud Hamdy Al-Wensh – Ahmed Fattouh – Hazem Imam, in the center: Tariq Hamed – Ferjani Sassi – Youssef “Obama” – Ahmed Sayed “Zizou” – Ashraf bin Sharqi, and in the attack Hamid Haddad.
On the other hand, Argentine coach Rodolfo Aruabarina called on the players of his team to be cautious in defense, especially in light of the rush of Zamalek and their desire to score an early goal, and he also stressed the attackers of his team the need to exploit the impulsivity of the opponent and work to exploit the spaces behind his defenders to surprise them with the aim of confusing the accounts, as he stressed On the importance of achieving victory in this meeting, especially since it is in front of the league champions now and achieving victory will contribute to disrupting it while approaching the return to competing on the front.
The match is witnessing the return of Sherif Ikrami, Ramadan Sobhi, Abdullah Al-Saeed and Mohamed Farouk who got negative relief from participating in the face of Tanzanian Namungo in the Confederation, and Pyramids is expected to play the match with the formation of .. Sherif Ikrami in goalkeeping, in defense Ahmed Ayman Mansour – Mohamed Hamdi – Ahmed Sami – Ahmed Fathy, midfield: Mohamed Farouk – Ramadan Sobhi – Ahmed Tawfiq – Nabil Dunga – Abdullah Al-Saeed, offensive line: John Antwi.