Al Ahli and Al Shabab Match Preview
Al-Ahli holds the 3rd position in the points table with 26 points in the Saudi Pro League. The team has won two out of its five recent matches. It began with a good start in the league, however, it dropped points in the recent matches. It aims to make a classic comeback by defeating Al Shabab in the next match.
While Al-Shabab ranks 11th in the Saudi Pro League with 15 points, they have won three of their last five matches and lost the most recent one.
Where to watch Al Ahli vs Al Shabab
|Country||Television Channel||Online Streaming Apps|
|India||Sony Sports Network||Jio, Sony Liv|
|United Kingdom(UK)||Sky Sports||Danz App|
|Middle East||SSC||Saudi Pro League Official App|
Head to head
The clash between the two teams seems an exciting one as Al Ahli has been on a good run this season but at the same time, we can’t ignore Al Shabab’s historical winning streak against Al Ahli. Al Shabab has won three times, while Al Ahli didn’t secure a single win in their last five encounters. So it will be a fun match as the teams will try their best to secure three crucial points to climb up the table.
Al Ahli’s Latest Performance
Al Ahli has dropped some points in their recent matches but still secured a good position in the table. During their recent match against Damac on 9th Nov, they scored two promising goals but Damac equalized the score in the extra time. The players are all set to make a comeback and secure a good position in the table. It will be interesting to see how these players will perform in this upcoming match against Al Shabab to redeem themselves.
Al Shabab‘s Latest Performance
Al Shabab lost their last match against Al Raed by a goal (1-2). Romain Saiss scored a late goal but couldn’t equalize the score. The team had a dominating possession but couldn’t find the net. The players aspire to work hard to show their worth in upcoming matches.
Al Ahli vs Al Shabab Prediction
The fixture between Al-Ahli and Al Shabab is going to be an interesting one. Al Ahli already secured a position in the top 3, so they will try their best to hold it and earn more points to be at the top. Though they haven’t won against Al Shabab even once in their last encounters, a promising win can still be expected from them, seeing their incredible performance this season.
Predicted score- Al Wehda and Al Khaleed (3-1)
Al Ahli vs Al Shabab Probable Lineups
Following are the probable lineups for the fixture between Al Ahli and Al Shabab.
- Goalkeeper- E. Mendy
- Defenders- Alammar, Al-Hindi, Ibanez, Al-Hurayji
- Midfielders- F. Kessie M.Almajhad, Saint-Maximin
- Forwards- G. Veiga, R. Mahrez, Al Birakan
- Goalkeeper- S.Kim
- Defenders- F. L-Sqoor, Iago Santos, R. Saiss, H. Al Yami
- Midfielders- H. Al Monassar, M. Kanabah, E. Banega
- Forward- Y. Carrasco, C. Carvalho, F. Al Muwallad
Top players to watch
The teams of Al-Ahli and Al Shabab will be competing in the upcoming Saudi Arabia Pro League match, and hence some of the players of both teams are sure to catch an eye.
Riyad Mahrez is known for his speed and best dribbling. It is always fun watching him play on the field as his pace and passing skills are out of the world. At least one goal can be expected from him. Fans can also predict a great performance from Franck Kessie and Allan Saint-maximin.
Yannick Carrasco, the Belgian footballer is in good form at Midfield. Al Shabab may accept a stunning performance from him against Al-Ahli.
Odds of Winning the Match
Al Ahli has odds of 1.56 to win, 3.95 for a draw, and 5.00 for Al Shabab to win. Al-Ahli are the favorites to win the match because of their amazing performance at the beginning of the 2023-24 season.
Q1. Where will the match between Al-Ahli and Al Shabab be played?
The match is scheduled in Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, located in Saudi Arabia.
Q2. Who is the top goal scorer of Al Ahli?
Riyad Mahrez is the top goal scorer for the team and has scored a total of 5 goals in the Saudi league.
Q3. At what time will the match between Al-Ahli and Al Shabab start?
According to IST, the match will start at 11:30 PM and will be streamed on Sony Sports Network and the Jio TV app.