Ahli 2 (7) - 2 (6) Coton
الأحد، 20 أكتوبر 2013 - 14:24
كتب : Omar Zaazou
Ahli secured a 1-1 draw away from home a fortnight ago as they need just a goalless draw to march through to the final.
Ahli manager Mohamed Youssef opted to rest international trio Wael Gomaa, Ahmed Shedid and Hossam Ashour.
Ahli: Ekrami – Fathi, Abdul-Fadil, Naguib, Moawad – Shehab, Rabiea, Al-Saied, Soliman, Abou-Treika – Abdul-Zaher
Coton: Feudjou; Mbah, Zimbori, Aminou, Oyongo; Mpondo, Bapidi; Kaya, Yougouda, Yedan; Mbongo
1' The first half kicks off...
3' GOAAAALLLLLLLL!!!!! Abdullah Al-Saied!!!
3' Al-Saied heads home a pin-point Moawad cross for his side's first of the day after just three minutes!
6' Bapidi tries from distance but his shot flows wide...
12' Fathi attempts a left-footed cross-cum-shot but misses the target
21' Soliman collects the ball inside the area before seeing his weak shot go wide
23' Rabiea sends a header wide over the bar
26' Abdul-Zaher breaks clear...No! the assistant referee raises his flag for offside
32' Treika plays an overcooked through-pass for Al-Saied...that could have been dangerous if the latter managed to latch on
35' Ekrami comes into his side's rescue denying Mbongo's one-on-one strike! Great from the Egypt keeper
38' Abdul-Fadil this time thwarts another Mbongo certain chance from inside the box
41' Ekrami once again!! the Egypt keeper makes a double save to block Yougouda's powerful long-range strike
44' Ekrami foils a dangerous low cross as the ball is eventually cleared
45' Coton are now in control with Ahli easing off as the first half comes to an end
45+2 the referee blows the whistle ending the first half
46' The second half begins..no substitutions in both teams
54' Ekrami denies another dangerous low cross...the visitors seem close now
55'Soliman looks nervous as he shouts to a teammate...it seems it is Moawad the one he is angry with
57' Shehab handed the first booking of the game
59' Ahli should be looking forward to doubling their slender lead...Coton can upset the reigning champs
63' Gomaa and Meteb are warming up
66' Goal! Coton equalize
66' Top-scorer Yougouda finds the net from point-blank range after the defense had failed to clear a cross
67' Ahli were made to pay for easing off after their early lead as Coton were en route to restoring parity
75' Al-Sayed Hamdi comes on instead of scorer Al-Saied
80' Ekrami blocks a powerful free kick...
84' Trezeguet introduced instead of Rabiea
90' Wael Gomaa comes in for striker Abdul-Zaher
90+4 the referee blows the whistle as the game heads to penalties
-Treika sees the first spot-kick denied by the post
-Oyongo scores from the spot
-Soliman EQUALIZES sending the keeper the other way
-Aminou scores but Ekrami could have denied him
-Gomaa succeeds in restoring parity
-Ekrami thwarts Yougouda!!!!
-Shehab SCORES!!! Ahli are now ahead
-Manga Mbah smashes home as we head to the last kick
-Trezeguet SCORES!!! let's hope Ekrami will save Coton's spot kick
-Ngamaleu scores and makes it 5-5
-Naguib also nets his spot kick
-Fathi scores his penalty kick
-HAMAN MISSES...AHLI WIN!!!
Ahli march to the Champions League final with a 7-6 shootout win.