The last confrontation between Al-Ahly and Aswan in the second round of the league last season witnessed the victory of the Red Genie with a triple without a response scored by Geraldo, Walid Suleiman and Aliou Badji in the meeting that was held on August 17, 2020 in the twentieth round of the competition at Cairo International Stadium, and during this match, Mahmoud Metwally, defender of the Red Genie, was exposed Injury to a cruciate ligament injury to be absent from the stadiums for a long time before returning and recovering and being on the list of the red genie in search of an opportunity to return to the starting lineup again.
and occupies Al-Ahly Second place in the league standings with 55 points after playing 25 matches, winning 16 matches, drawing 7 matches and losing two matches, and his players scored 51 goals and conceded 20 goals, and he still has three matches postponed.
Aswan occupies the sixteenth place with 25 points, which the sons of the South won after playing 27 matches. Aswan won 6 matches, tied 7 matches, and lost 14 matches. Aswan players scored 21 goals and conceded 45 goals.
Al-Ahly will play tonight’s match, missing six players: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Taher Mohamed Taher, Akram Tawfik, Ahmed Ramadan Beckham, Nasser Maher and Salah Mohsen due to their presence with the Olympic team in the Tokyo Olympics, in addition to the absence of Walid Suleiman for injury and Mohamed Hani to be suspended after obtaining the third warning in the face of production, and will continue South African Betso Musimani, coach of the Red Genie, relied on goalkeeper Ali Lotfi instead of Al-Shennawi, Hussein Al-Shahat instead of Tawfiq at the right-back position, and Nigerian Junior Ajayi to replace Mohsen.