Books / Mahmoud Hassan
With a treble, nor in dreams, Al-Ahly ended the first half by advancing over Zamalek as a result, playing, possessing and controlling the pitch, length and width, so that the Zamalek players devoted themselves to roughness and objection to the referee.
The first half began with feeling the pulse of the two teams and five minutes passed without any danger on the goal until Zamalek initiated the attack through Ashraf Bin Sharqi.
Al-Ahly regained possession again and passed Afsha to Mohamed Sharif and from him to Aliu Diang, who shot from outside the penalty area, hitting the crossbar and received in Abu Jabal, and from there to the net, so Al-Ahmar advanced in the 15th minute.
Ali Maaloul penetrated the penalty area and dribbled to be dropped by Hamza Mathlouthi. Muhammad Adel did not hesitate to award a penalty kick and then waited for the video referee’s decision.
Ali Maaloul scored the second goal in the 20th minute when he shot to the right of Abu Jabal, while the goalkeeper headed to the other corner, to ignite the match.
And it seemed that Al-Ahly was more ready, as it completely dominated and Zamalek retreated, in an attempt to fill the gaps and close the spaces in front of the red flood.
And in the 25th minute, the Zamalek defense was confused, and the Al-Ahly trio extracted the ball from Al-Sulayya to Afsha, so he returned it to him, so Al-Sulayya played it with high skill with heels to Mohamed Sherif to score the third.
Zamalek tried to cohesion and return to the atmosphere of the meeting before it was too late, but Al-Ahly players appeared at their best.
Tariq Hamed got a first warning in the 34th minute because of his violent intervention at the feet of Amr Al-Sulayya.
The nerves of the Zamalek players were tense and involved in violent interventions, and Omar Al-Saeed was warned in the 37th minute after a violent space intervention with Badr Bannon.
The smooth and calm performance dominated the Al-Ahly players, especially as they did not commit to a specific position, and Zizou violently intervened at the feet of Ali Maaloul from behind and received a warning from referee Muhammad Adel, but Zizou returned to the violent intervention a minute later and ignored the referee.
Muhammad Sharif almost added the fourth goal in the 44th minute, but he did not catch Akram Tawfiq’s cross while he was alone in the face of Abu Jabal.
Mohamed Adel calculated 3 minutes of added time, but it passed without anything new, so that the first half ended with Al-Ahly’s superiority in game and result, after his possession rate reached 57%.
At the beginning of the second half, Carteron resorted to Mustafa Fathi’s paper at the expense of Imam Ashour to save what could be saved.
It seemed that Zamalek was more cohesive than the first half and put pressure on Al-Ahly’s defenses, and Omar Al-Saeed almost scored after 3 minutes.
In the 50th minute, Mostafa Fathi fired a missile into El-Shennawy’s net to make the score 3-1.
The match seemed to have a new load, and the 52nd minute came to witness a dangerous attack by Al-Ahly, which turned into a corner from Maaloul to Afsha, who passed to Aliou Diang outside the penalty area, and he also fired a missile at Abu Jabal to restore the three-goal difference and make the score 4-1.
Zamalek returned to the pressure again, but left large areas in the back, and Al-Ahly took advantage of them with the start of Diang, Afsha and Sharif.
In the 58th minute, Abu Jabal saved the ball for the fifth goal when he saved the ball from Muhammad Sharif alone. The goal, and referee Mohamed Adel, used the video and canceled the goal because the players of both teams were in the penalty area when the ball was played.
With unparalleled boldness, Ali Maaloul saved her again and hit the net in the 64th minute, making the score 5-1.
Carteron used Seif Al-Din Al-Jaziri at the expense of Omar Al-Saeed, and Muhammad Onajem at the expense of Hamza Al-Mathlouthi.
The violence of the Zamalek players increased, this time from Obama and Aboul Fotouh, on Percy Tau’s starting foot.
In the 75th minute, Tariq Hamed hit hard from outside the penalty area, but it passed next to Mohamed El-Shennawy’s post, and Michisoni almost scored the sixth goal in the 77th minute, had it not been for Mahmoud Al-Wansh’s vigilance, and Seif El-Din Al-Jaziri received a penalty kick, and Zizou scored Zamalek’s second goal in the 80th minute to make the score 5 -2.
Al-Ahly pressed again, and Musimani used his defender Yasser Ibrahim and Taher Muhammad Taher in the 82nd minute at the expense of Ayman Ashraf and Muhammad Sharif, and the excitement of the match increased with the pressure of Zamalek and Al-Ahly retreated, waiting for a quick rebound.
Possession moved to Zamalek, and Musimani Akram Tawfik withdrew in the 87th minute, and Muhammad Hani came down, and Hussein Al-Shahat almost scored in the 88th minute, but the ball went slightly next to the post, and in the 90th minute, Ashraf Bin Sharqi scored the third goal for Zamalek, making the score 5-3.
The referee, Mohamed Adel, counted 5 minutes of added time, and Al-Ahly players tried to keep the ball and succeeded in freezing the situation, so that the match ended with Al-Ahly winning 5-3.