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Zamalek held once again against Beni Suef Telephones
A bump in their quest to top Group B, The White Knights weren’t able to put a goal past Beni Suef in a frustrating evening for Mido’s men.
Zamalek Starting XI: Abdel-Wahed El-Sayed; Hazem Emam, Hamada Tolba, Mahmoud Fathallah, Mohamed Abdel-Shafy; Ahmed Tawfik, Momen Zakaria, Islam Awad, Mohamed Ibrahim; Ahmed Gaafar, Dominique Da Silva.
It has been a frustrating match straight form the get go for Zamalek, Telephones had been tight and organized. Chances came at a premium for Zamalek, with Dominique Da Silva wasting a 1-on-1 chance 3 minutes in. Zamalek managed to get in a few more chances before half time. However, they didn’t cause Beni Suef keeper Ahmed Massoud any trouble.
Zamalek started the second half on the front foot, but much like the first half, that final touch had been alluding the Whites throughout the game. Zamalek’s brightest chance came through Dominique Da Silva in the 73rd minute. Who failed to score after rounding the keeper. The Whites had been denied time after time by Ahmed Massoud’s brilliant reflexes and positioning, the goalkeeper had an excellent game.
The White Castle currently sit in third place in Group B with 15 points, four points off second place but having played a game less. On the other hand, Beni Suef Telephones sit in relegation-bound 10th place with nine points.