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Egyptian Premier League Roundup: Matchday Three

roundupAnother round of the Egyptian Premier League has come to a conclusion, and present you with a roundup of all the action from Matchday Three.

Haras El-Hodood 1-0 Arab Contractors

The Mountain Wolves’ terrible run resumed on Wednesday as they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Haras El-Hodood. Omar Saad scored the only goal of the game in the dying minutes to win the game for Abdelhamid Bassyouny’s men.

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Al-Masry 2-0

Tarek Yehia’s continued their terrific form with a 2-0 win against newcomers Damanhour. Former Smouha man Hamada Yehia opened the scoring before the in-form Ahmed Raouf scored his side’s second to heap more misery on Ahmed Ashour and his players.

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1-0 Wadi Degla

Mahmoud Fathy’s goal in the first half sealed all three points for the Petroleum giants, earning them their first three points of the season. The Yellow-Blacks on the other hand are now on one point in 13th.

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1-2 Ismaily

Heron Ricardo Ferreira’s men are finally up and running after two successive draws in their opening games. Former Arab Contractors man Mohamed Zika opened the scoring for the Dervishes, before the ever-present John Antwi doubled the scoreline for Brazil Al-Arab. However, with two minutes remaining Mahmoud Sayed scored for the Red Sea outfit, but the goal only proved to be a consolation.

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Dakhleya 2-2 Tala’a El-Gaish

After going down to Zamalek 6-1 in the previous gameweek, Anwar Salama’s men were determined to get back to winning ways against high-flying Dakhleya. Said Kamal and Arafa El-Sayed put El-Gaish ahead before they found themselves reduced to 10 men due to Abdelaziz Tawfik’s sending off. In the final six minutes of the game, Mohamed El-Fayoumy and Khaled Rabie each netted to make it 2-2, much to the ecstasy of Alaa Abdelaal and his staff.

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Smouha 2-1 Al-Nasr

Similar to their promoted counterparts, Al-Nassr are finding life hard in the top flight as they went down to Smouha 2-1. Hany El-Egeizy opened the scoring for Hamada Sedky’s men before Karim El-Komy equalised for the Heliopolis-based side. However, it was Alaa Aly who had the final say, scoring in the 53rd minute to win the game for Smouha.

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In what could be labelled as the Fayoum Derby, El-Maqassa arduously overcame their city rivals to clinch all three points. Ahmed Zaghloul opened the scoring for Ehab Galal’s men three minutes into the game but Asyouty managed to score two goals through Ahmed Magdy and Ateya El-Nashwy, making it 2-1. However, both Ahmed Kaborya and Zaghloul found the net to turn the tables on Assyouty.

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Petrojet 0-2 Al-Ragaa

Mohamed Abdel-Samie’s took their tally to six points by beating last season’s surprise package Petrojet in Suez. Last season’s hero Tarek Salem opened the scoring for the Matruh side before Amir Kaiser finished things off in injury time with a wonder goal.

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0-0 Zamalek

In a replay of last season’s Group B ultimate showdown, the Whites played out a goalless stalemate at the Osman Ahmed Osman Stadium in a game which was full of action.

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