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VIDEO: Abdallah El-Said hits brace as Al Ahly down Petrojet 2-0
Abdallah El-Said scores twice to help Al Ahly overcome Petrojet 2-0 in ‘Zizo’s last game as Al Ahly manager before Martin Jol takes over.
Al Ahly manager Abdel-Aziz Abdel-Shafy ‘Zizo’ made three changes to the starting eleven with Saad Samir, Hossam Ghaly and Abdallah El-Said replacing Mohamed Hani, Rami Rabia and Saleh Gomaa respectively.
This game would be the last for ‘Zizo’ as Al Ahly manager before Martin Jol Takes over next match.
Al Ahly: Ahmed Adel Abdel-Moneim; Sabry Rahil, Saad Samir, Ahmed Hegazy, Ahmed Fathi; Hossam Ghaly, Hossam Ashour, Abdallah El-Said, Ramadan Sobhy, Momen Zakaria; Malick Evouna.
Petrojet: Mohamed Elshennawy; Sameh Shosha, Moatasem Salem, Mohamed Dabsh, Amr Hassan, Mostafa Shebeita, Ahmed Magdy, James Teddy, Karim Tarek; Ahmed Gaafar.
First chance for Al Ahly in the match came in the 2nd minute when Abdallah El-Said played a through pass to Momen Zakaria who registered his first shot at goal. with El Shennawy easily dealing with it.
In the 6th minute Petrojet’s Karim Tarek tried his luck with a shot off target from the edge of the area.
With 13 minutes on the clock, Ramadan Sobhy Started a counter-attack with one of his trademark mazy runs producing a pass to Evouna who dribbled past his opponent and squeezed his first shot but did not manage to keep it between the three posts.
Another dangerous chance for Al Ahly, Evouna dribbled past his marker inside the area and set Zakaria with a shot with Elshennawy producing a great save to keep the score goalless after 27 minutes.
First substitution for Petrojet in the 31st minute, Sherif Alaa comes in place of Sameh Shosha.
Ahmed Gaafar nearly opened the scoring for Petrojet in the 33rd minute when he pounced on the rebound inside the area, with Ahmed Adel managing to keep his composure with a save.
In the 42nd minute Mostafa Shebeita managed to cross from the left to Ahmed Gaafar who connected with a great header that hit Ahmed Adel’s crossbar.
Ahmed Hegazy recieves a yellow card for a foul on Shebeita in the 48th minute.
Second substitution for Petrojet in the 52d minute, Shippo Jacoub comes in place of Karim Tarek.
Al Ahly first substitution in the 55th minute. Amr Gamal replaces Malick Evouna.
Penalty for Al Ahly in the 60th minute, Momen Zakaria through ball finds Ramadan Sobhy who dribbles past Elshennawy who fouled him inside the area.
Abdallah El-Said successfully converts the penalty with ease to score his 6th goal of the season.
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Powerful shot from Ahmed Gaafar from the edge of the area in the 63rd minute, not troubling Ahmed Adel.
Abdallah El-Said scores his second goal of the game and 7th of the season with a massive shot from the edge of the area with the ball hitting the left post and going in, to make it 2-o after 67 minutes, assist by Sabry Rahil
Abdallah El-Said doubles his tally after a brilliant shot from outside the box. Al Ahly 2-0 Petrojet.
— KingFut.com (@King_Fut) March 2, 2016
Momen Zakaria wastes a glorious chance after a great cross from Ramadan in the 75th minute, failing to add to the score with only the goalkeeper to beat.
Final substitution for Petrojet, Ahmed Magdy makes way to Hisham Abo Khalil in the 76th minute.
Walid Soliman replaces Momen Zakaria in the 82nd minute.
Third substitution for Al Ahly, Ahmed Elsheikh makes a rare appearance replacing Ramadan Sobhy in the 89th minute.
Al Ahly managed to add three points to take their tally to 44 points on top of the table six points above Zamalek, The Whites will have a chance to half the deficit when they meet El-Entag Elharby on Thursday.
Next up for Al Ahly is a home match against Misr Elmaqasah on Saturday the 5th of March.