Saudi Pro League: Preview Al Ahli vs Al Khaleej | Date: December 29, 2023 | Time: 23:30 Hrs. | Location: Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Preview Al Ahli vs Al Khaleej
In a Professional League match on Friday at King Abdullah Sports City, Al-Ahli Saudi hosts Al-Khaleej.
Al-Ahli Saudi, who triumphed in their prior encounter, will be hoping for a repeat performance after defeating Al-Hazem 0-4.
Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia controlled 60% of the play and had 12 of their 18 shots on goal go in. Riyad Mahrez (45′), Gabri Veiga (58′), Feras Al Brikan (81′), and Merih Demiral (90′) were the goal scorers for Al-Ahli Saudi. Al-Hazem, on the other hand, had 10 shots on goal, only four of which were on target.
Their most recent performance serves as a clear example of how successful the Al-Ahli Saudi backline has been. Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia has played with discipline; in their last six games, they have allowed two goals to go into the net overall. In any case, it’s unclear whether or not that pattern will continue in the next game.
Al-Khaleej enters the contest fresh off a 3-0 Professional League victory against Al-Fayha in their previous match.
Al-Khaleej had a 62% possession rate, and 8 of their 16 attempts on goal were on target during that game. aWoo-young Jung (21′) was the lone player for Al-Khaleej with a score. Al-Fayha’s opponents had five shots on goal, but only two of them were on target.
Up to five of the previous six matches involving Al-Khaleej have had three or more goals scored. During that period, Al-Khaleej averaged 2.17 goals per game, while the average number of goals scored per game was 3.67.
Professional League match day 2 on August 17, 2023, was the previous league meeting between these teams. The result was Al-Khaleej 1-3 Al-Ahli Saudi. Read more
Owing to the completely injury-free group available to choose from, the Al-Khaleej manager does not have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
Al Ahli vs Al Khaleej: Prediction
Though it is unlikely to be as many as the goals they could give up, we still expect Al-Khaleej to score against this Al-Ahli Saudi team.
At the end of ninety minutes, we expect both teams to score, giving Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia a 2-1 victory. ought to be a decent one.