Written by: Hani Abdel Nabi
Monday, December 4, 2023 10:51 PM
Team achieved the Union A well-deserved victory at the expense of his counterpart Sepahan Isfahan With a score of 2-1 during the match that was held between them on Monday evening at the King Abdul Sports City Stadium, “The Radiant Jewel,” in the sixth and closing round of the third group of the AFC Champions League for the current season 2023-24.
Egyptian international Ahmed Hegazy participated in the match as a starter until the 76th minute of the match, and he presented distinguished levels, reassuring the team’s fans of the player’s ability to participate in the upcoming Club World Cup, in the Egyptian international’s first appearance since suffering a rupture in his cruciate ligament last season.
Al-Ittihad vs. Sepahan
The goals of the match were scored by Saleh Al-Omari and Jota for Ittihad Jeddah in the 14th and 69th minutes of the match, while Ramin Rezaian scored Sepahan Isfahan’s goal in the 48th minute.
Al-Ittihad vs. Sepahan
With this result, the Jeddah Union team took the lead in the third group standings with 15 points collected from winning 5 matches and losing 1 match, scoring 11 goals and conceding 4.
While Sepahan Isfahan came in second place in the third group standings with 10 points collected from winning 3 matches, drawing 1 match, losing 2 matches, scoring 16 goals and conceding 8.
Sepahan Isfahan snatched qualification to the next round after calculating the goal difference in its favor against the Iraqi Air Force, which also scored 10 points and came in third place in the group standings table.
The AFC regulations stipulate that if the points of two or more teams are equal, the following rules apply to resolve the tie: the number of matches played by each team, then the goal difference in the matches between the teams, and finally the number of goals scored in the matches between the teams..
Formation of the Union against Sepahan
Goalkeeper: Abdullah Al-Mayouf.
Defensive line: Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti, Ahmed Hegazy, Luiz Felipe, Zakaria Hawsawi.
Midfield: Faisal Al-Ghamdi, Fabinho, Saleh Al-Omari, Marwan Al-Sahafi.
Offensive line: Jota, Abdel Razzaq Hamdallah.
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