Books – Rami Abdel Hamid
Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 08:00 AM
Professional Jeddah Union await the Egyptian duo of Ahmed Heghazi and Tariq Hamed in their ranks when they host their opponents Al-Fayha this evening, Saturday, in a decisive clash to crown the Saudi league title. Al Majma Sports City Stadium, Within the twenty-ninth round of the competition.
Date of Al-Fayha match against Al-Ittihad
Al-Fayha match against Al-Ittihad will take place today, Saturday, May 27 at exactly nine in the evening and the match will be telecast by a network of channels. SSC Saudi sports.
Al-Ittihad Jeddah top the Saudi Professional League table with 66 points, three ahead of Al-Nasr in second place, while Al-Shabaab are third with 53 points, with just two rounds to go. The season saw Al-Fayha finish twelfth with 30 points.
Al-Ittihad need only 3 points from the last two rounds to win the title Saudi League Officially for the professionals, Al-Ameed still has two matches to reach the title, against Al-Fayha at the latter ground, and host Al-Tai at the “Al-Jawhara” stadium in the last match in hopes of lifting it. Title at home and among its fans.
Al-Ittihad are three points clear of Al-Nasr as Jeddah need to win one of their remaining two matches with the advantage of direct clashes, regardless of Al-Nasr’s results.
If Al-Ittihad and Al-Nasr are equal on points, Brigadier General will decide the title in a head-to-head clash, as they drew with Al-Alami in the first leg, winning the second leg 1/0. Romarino’s goal.
Al-Ittihad defeated Al-Badin 1-0 in the 28th round of the Saudi League last Tuesday evening at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah.
This edition of the local championship is extra special as the winner will confirm their presence at the Club World Cup hosted by Saudi Arabia later this year.
Tariq Hamed will be absent from Al-Ittihad Jeddah as the Egyptian star’s season ends due to injury, after X-rays confirmed he had ruptured a hamstring tendon, requiring medical rehabilitation before he can run. Again, Ahmed Hegazi is expected to feature prominently during today’s match.
Al-Ittihad will hope to clinch the title against Al-Fayha today, fearing a repeat of last season’s scene when they came so close to winning the Saudi league last season when they lost it in the last breath in favor of Al-Hilal. who won the title by two points..
Al-Ittihad won the Saudi League title 8 times, the last of which was in the 2008–2009 season, the first professional season of the Saudi League..
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.
Al-Ittihad, who have the best numbers in the Saudi league, offer more than impressive positions. During 28 matches, the team managed 20 wins in professional league matches and the lowest defeat in two matches, losing only to Al-Hilal and Al-Tawan and drawing 6 matches. ..
Al-Ittihad’s defensive line is very strong, conceding only 13 goals in league matches, while they have the second strongest attacking line after Al-Nasser, who have scored 57 goals. Among them, 20 went to Abdul Razzaq Hamdallah, the current top scorer of the tournament.