Al-Ahly beat Egyptian Premier League title holder Jamalek 5-3 in a goalless draw from the Pyramids on Friday.
Al-Ahly raised his score to nine points from three matches, while Jamalek was fourth with six points.
Al-Ahly took a 3-0 lead in the first 25 minutes, with Malian Alio Diang hitting a powerful shot past the crossbar and then into the chest of Jamalek goalkeeper Mohamed Abu Jabal in the 16th minute.
Ali Maloul of Tunisia doubled the lead when he was knocked down by his teammate Hamza Matludi, who was awarded a penalty by referee Mohamed Adele, and Maloul successfully converted the kick in the 20th minute.
Five minutes later, Amr al-Sulayya sent a cross pass through the heel of his foot to Mohamed Sharif, who followed it into the goal.
In the 52nd minute, substitute Mostafa Fathi reduced the score with a superb shot from outside the penalty area, which went down to the goal of Al-Ahly goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shenawi.
But a minute later, Diang also threw a big shot from outside the penalty area to score the fourth goal for Al-Ahly, and then Maloul scored his second individual goal with a penalty kick after Mathloudi made a mistake against Al-Sulaiya.
Ahmed Saeed (Jizov) scored 5-2 for Al-Ahly from the penalty spot in the 81st minute when Maloul blocked his teammate Saif al-Jazeeri in the second half.
Moroccan player Ashraf Benjarki reduced the score with a last-minute shot from L-Shenawi.
Also in the 63rd minute, Abu Jabal scored the fifth goal for Al-Ahly following a shot, which saved Maloul’s penalty kick. To al-Ahli.
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