Al-Ittihad’s team won their host Al-Ansar 7-0 in the friendly which took place in the stadium of the club in Al-Sahafa Street, so that the Brigadier returned his results record missing for a long time.
Cosmin Contra played with a different squad due to the absence of some names that have joined the national team.
Marcelo Grohe, who is continuing his qualifying program, did not play and Rakan Al-Najjar was a key player.
Karim Al-Ahmadi led the team and Contra got the young hub involved player Abdulelah Al-Shehri from the start of the match.
Al-Ittihad advanced 3-0 in the first half with Abdul Rahman Al-Aboud in the 16th minute, and Abdul Rahman Al-Yami consolidated the lead with a second goal in the 32nd minute. goal from Al-Ittihad.
Goalkeeper Saleh Al-Wahaimid and defender Abdullah Al-Hafiz were involved early in the second half. And the goalkeeper saved a penalty in favor of Al-Ansar.
After a three-month absence, defender Ziad Al-Sahafi participated in this match in the 62nd minute.
Al-Ittihad was not satisfied with the hat-trick in the first half, as he scored four goals in this time to finish with seven goals a zero with Abdulaziz Al-Bishi, Abdul-Aziz Al-Jibreen, Ahmed Bahsin and Harun Kamara.
Frenchman Youssef Niakati is still on an intense physical program and is expected to start group training earlier this week to prepare him for the Abha match.
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