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Al-Ittihad host Al-Bad tonight to clinch the Saudi League title

By: Noorhan Thaman

Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 08:00 AM

It hosts Al-Ittihad, which plays among its Egyptian counterparts Ahmed Hegazi Tariq Hamad, his counterpart Al-Badin, during the 28th round of the Saudi League, today Tuesday, at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah.

Date of Al-Ittihad vs Al-Badin match

Al-Ittihad vs Al-Badin match will be telecast on SSC EXTRA 1 HD this Tuesday at 9:30 PM.

Al-Ittihad will look to bounce back from a string of wins in tonight’s match to take a big step towards the Saudi League title crown, and their Portugal side Al-Nasr will not give Cristiano Ronaldo a chance to snatch the title. The last meter.

Tariq Hamed was absent from Al-Ittihad Jeddah today, with the Egyptian star’s season ending due to injury, with X-rays confirming he has ruptured his hamstring and will require medical rehabilitation before returning. Ahmed Hegazi is expected to be in the starting lineup.

Al-Ittihad drew 2-2 against Al-Hilal, leading by two goals, which allowed Al-Nasr to revive its hopes by beating Al-Tai and reducing the gap to 3 points.

Although Al-Badin is last in the points table with 19 points, he has collected four points from the last two matches and hopes to snatch three points. A win could end its hopes, especially if clubs ahead of it in the standings win.

Al-Ittihad leads the Saudi league standings with 63 points with 3 rounds to go in the season, Al-Nasr is second (60 points), and Al-Shabaab is third with 53 points.

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If Al-Ittihad beat Al-Bad, Al-Nasser is reeling against Al-Shabaab in a match that will still unite them today, Jeddah will be crowned champions of the professional league. For the first time since 2009.

If Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo’s men lose and Ahmed Hegazi and his men win, second-placed leaders Al-Ittihad will reach 6 points with two rounds to go.

Although Al-Ittihad lost their last two matches and Al-Alami won, Al-Ameed Al-Nasser will be crowned on the head-to-head margin, which will decide the Saudi League champion if the two teams are level on points. .

Al-Nasr and Al-Ittihad played to a goalless draw in the fifth round of the Professional League, with Al-Ameet winning 1–0 in week 20 thanks to a goal from Brazil’s Romarinho.

Al-Ittihad came very close to winning the Saudi league last season, only to lose it to eventual champions Al-Hilal by two points in their last gasp.

Since winning the first edition of the Professional League in 2009, Al-Ameed has not achieved the league title, but he finished as runner-up in the 2010, 2011 and 2022 editions.