Pharaohs Abroad weekend roundup
Thousands of miles apart, Egypt internationals Ahmed Elmohamady and Amr Zaki were on target for Hull City and Al-Salmiya respectively.
KingFut.com recaps all the action of Egyptians playing in foreign lands this weekend.
Newcastle United 2-3 Hull City
Ahmed Elmohamady scored his first goal for Hull City this season with a decent header off a Robbie Brady free-kick to help lift the Tigers to a 3-2 win at St James’ Park.
Gedo’s currently working on his match fitness and did not make the bench against Newcastle on Saturday; however, he’s expected to be among the substitutes to face Huddersfield Town in the League Cup tomorrow.
Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 Bolton Wanderers
Adam El-Abd was once again an unused substitute for Brighton, who scored three goals in five second-half minutes to dispose of bottom club Bolton Wanderers at the Amex.
Swindon Town 3-2 Bristol City
‘Dodo’ El-Gabas had very little time to make an impact on his Swindon Town debut as he replaced N’Guessan deep in the 5 minutes of added time, butleft the field to rapturous applause.
Lierse SK 2-0 KV Kotrijk
Hossam Ghaly assisted striker Tony Watt – who scored Celtic’s historic winner against Barcelona in the Champions League last season – to secure a deserved three points for Lierse with a 2-0 win against Kotrijk to move up to tenth in the Jupiler Pro League.
Left-back Ahmed Samir Farag was replaced by Wouter Corstjens after 72 minutes.
Liga ZON Sagres
Sporting Lisbon 1-1 Rio Ave
Ahmed Hassan ‘Koka’ started as Rio Ave achieved a 1-1 draw against Sporting at the Alvalade Stadium, although the Egyptian was guilty of failing to make the best of a defensive error.
Académica 1-0 Nacional
Ali Ghazal Nacional’s was victorious with a 1-0 win over Académica, courtesy of a Mario Rondón goal in the 32nd minute. Ghazal once again played the whole 90 minutes in a very even match.
FC Sion 1-3 FC Basel
Mohamed Salah, who was named in UEFA’s Team of the Week after scoring against Chelsea in the Champions League midweek, set up Basel’s third goal seven minutes after coming off the bench to help them seal a 3-1 away league victory.
Young Boys 1-0 FC Luzern
Mahmoud Kahraba was an unused substitute in Luzern’s 1-0 league win at Young Boys.
VIVA Football League
Al-Salmiya 3-1 Kazma
Egypt striker Amr Zaki scored his second goal for his new side Al-Salmiya against Kazma in the VIVA Football League.
Al-Orouba 2-1 Al-Faisaly
Ibrahim Salah’s Orouba conceded a last-minute goal to lose 2-1 to Faisaly at home in the Saudi Pro League.
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