Al Duhail team lost this evening its top place in Group C of the AFC Champions league , when it lost against Al Hilal Saudi team by 3-1 in the confrontation that gathered both teams on King Soud stadium today at 6:45pm , and with this result Al Duhail is in the second place of the group with three points , and Al Hilal in the first place after it raised its points to 6 , while Al Ain is in the third place with the difference of goals from Esteghlal Iranian team after both teams tied in today's match .
Al Hilal team was able to score its first goal in the 25th minute , and after this goal Al Duhail players tried to score the equalizer goal and return back to the match , and they performed many fast attacks the most dangerous one was in the 44th minute when the ball reached Youssef El Arabi in the penalty area , but the first half ended with the progrss of Al Hilal with one goal .
The second half began with a clear pressure from Al Hilal which tried to score the second goal but Al Duhail defense was able to deal with all the attacks .
In the 75th minute Al Duhail team succeeded in scoring its goal by the player Shoya Nakajima , but after one minute Al Hilal team was able to progress again by its defender Al Belehy who scored the second goal .
In the 80th minute Al Hilal scored its third goal by the striker Gumez . After Al Hilal third goal Al Duhail tried to progress and coach Rui Faria made his second change , he included Ali Afif instead of Sultan Al Brake , after Muntari entered instead of Murad Naji . Al Hilal relied on the counter attacks and the use of the spaces in Al Duhail defense after its players moved to their attack areas searching for goals , but the match ended with the victory of Al Hilal .
Match Report :
Time : Tuesday 12th March 2019
Stadium : King Soud university stadium in Riyadh
Event : match in the second round of group league of the AFC Champions league
Teams : Al Duhail- Al Hilal
First half : 1-0 Al Hilal
Match Result : 3-1 Al Hilal
Goals : Carlos Edwardo for Al Hilal (25) , Shoya Nakajima ( 75) , Mohamed Al Belehy for Al Hilal ( 77) , Gumez for Al Hilal (80)
Warnings : Ahmed Yasser , Mehdi Benatia , Louis Martin
Team List : Claude Amine , Ahmed Yasser , Mehdi Benatia,Bassam Al Rawi , Louis Martin , Karim Boudiaf , Sultan Al Brake (Ali Afif) , Murad Naji (Mohamed Muntari ), Shoya Nakajima , Edmislon Da Silva , Youssef Ek Arabi .
Alternatives : Khalifa Abu Bakr, Moahmed Moussa , Ali Afif , Abdullah Al Ahrak , Hazem Ahmed , Nasser Al Yazidi , Mohamed Muntari .