FILE - Al-Ahly's football first team
CAIRO, 30 March 2019: Al Ahly's manager, Martin Lasarte, settled on the starting line-up that will face Zamalek in the Derby on Saturday.
Zamalek hosts Al Ahly in the expected derby on Saturday at 07:00 p.m. at Borg El Arab stadium in a postponed gamed from the 17th round of the Egyptian League.
The referees committee of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) has assigned the task of ruling Zamalek vs Al Ahly to the Romanian referee, Istvan Kovacs.
EFA also gave permission for only 50 persons to attend the Derby as per security demand.
Lasarte' expected starting line-up is:
GK: Mohamed El Shenawy
DEF: Mohamed Hany, Saad Samir, Ayman Ashraf, Ali Maaloul
MID: Hossam Ashour, Amr El Soleya, Nasser Maher, Junior Ajayi, Ramadan Sobhy
ATT: Marwan Mohsen
Zamalek are leading the Egyptian League table with 53 and they are two points ahead of the defending champions, Al-Ahly.
This game will be decisive in the title race as Al-Ahly needs to achieve victory to top the league table for the first time this season.