Mahmoud Kahraba – press courtesy image Kahraba official twitter account
CAIRO –22 September 2017- Ittihad Jeddah failed to maintain the lead and overcame Al Hilal to draw 1-1 in Al-Jawhara stadium in the fourth round of the Saudi Professional League.
The first goal of the league came in the 12th minute through star Fahd Mawled’s wonderful shot from inside the penalty area, after a perfect pass from the Egyptian international star Mahmoud Abdel Moneim Kaharba, who participated in the full game, and got a yellow card in the 35th minute.
In the last period of the first half, especially in the second minute of lost time, Al Hilal managed to draw through Eduardo, ending the first half with a 1-1 draw between the two teams.
During the second half, the two teams missed the opportunity to score a goal, through many of the attacks that have been for them, most notably Kahraba’s opportunity when he had a chance in the 80th minute, but he shot the ball easily, to save the keeper, to end the game with a draw.
With this draw Al Hilal lifted its balance to 10 points, to take the lead temporarily, waiting for the match against Al Ahly, which includes Egyptian Mohamed Abdel Shafy, on Friday, while lifting the Crescent to score 4 points, and rose to ninth.