Egypt: Al Ahly wins a Ramadan derby!

Good operation for Al Ahly! Five months after their victory in the final of the Champions League against the same opponent, the Red Devils have again won the Cairo derby against Zamalek (2-1) Sunday in the Ramadan in game in the 4 th day of the Egyptian championship.

In a superb strike to “Robben” back with the help of the bar, the veteran Shikabala had yet equalized for men Patrice Carteron (31 th ) after the opener signed Mohamed Sherif following a free kick ( 21 e ), but the Egyptian striker offered himself a double on a missile from outside the area to put his own in the lead (34 e ) in this derby refereed by locals and not by foreigners for the first times since 2018.

Back from the locker room, the usual Al Ahly substitute goalkeeper, Ali Lotfi, then saved the furniture by rejecting a penalty from Mahmoud Alaa. Despite the many absentees (Mohamed El-Shennawy, Ali Maaloul, Mohamed Hani, Junior Ajayi, Hamdi Fathi), the men of Pitso Mosimane thus signed an excellent operation by moving up to 2 nd place in the standings, just 3 points behind their victim of the day, which remains leader but with 3 more games played! The two rivals will meet again in less than a month, on May 10, as part of the return phase. Until then, Zamalek, recently eliminated in the group stage of the LoC, will have to recover …

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