Jeddah Derby ended in 1-1 tie, keeping Ittihad atop

Published September 24th, 2016 - 06:38 GMT
Ittihad team
Ittihad team

Jeddah-based football club Ittihad continued at the top of the Saudi Pro League of, as it drew with across the city rival Ahli 1-1, in a match played tonight, in Jeddah, at the end of the fourth match day of the competition.

Ahli first scored, at 74th minute, through an own-goal of an Ittihad defender, but 4 minutes later, Ittihad realized the equalizer with a powerful shot to the left of Ahli goal keeper, hence won an important point that raised their tally to 10 points on the top, while Ahli raised its tally to 7 points, in 5th place, behind Al Faisaly, the 4th placed with 8 points, as it beat Makkah-based Wihda 2-1.

On the other hand, Riyadh-based Shabab and Buraidah-based Taawon tied in a 2-2 draw, with two goals apiece, at King Fahd International Riyadh Stadium, bringing Shabab credit to 5 points, to rank 8th, while the balance of Taawon stood at 4 points, to rank 11th.


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