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On penalties, Al Hilal snatches the Saudi Super Cup against Al Faisaly

Al-Hilal won the Saudi Super Cup for the third time in its history after winning on penalties over Al-Faisaly 4-3, in the clash that ended in a 2-2 draw, and hosted by the Prince Faisal bin Fahd stadium in the capital, Riyadh, in the final of the competition on Thursday.

The scenario of their last match repeated, as the match began with a crescent attack that nearly led to the first goal when Brazilian player Matthews Pereira received a pass from his colleague Salman Al-Faraj to face the goal and strike the ball, but she found goalkeeper Mustafa Malaikah, who just missed him.

Al-Faisaly responded quickly and defender Mohammed Al-Omari scored the first goal in the 16th minute when he fired a powerful ball from outside area penalty in goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf’s goal.

Al-Faisaly continued his attack and his French player, Roman Amalfitano, scored the second goal in the 24th minute, when he headed the cross of his Brazilian teammate, Guillermi, in Al-Hilal’s goal.

Al-Faisaly stepped up his attack and there was a real chance for his Brazilian player, Guillermi, who received a pass from his colleague Roman, to be unique in door and hit the ball, but found goalkeeper Abdullah Al-Mayouf, who pushed him via with difficulty.

Al-Hilal tried to return to the match, and his player Salem Al-Dosari managed to score a goal to narrow the difference in the 40th minute, when he turned his colleague Muhammad Al-Buraik’s cross with a signature scissor ball. in Al-Faisaly network.

And at minute 45 + 3 Al-Faisaly had to complete the match in ten after his striker, Cape Verdean Julio Tavares, was sent off for misconduct with Korea’s Al Hilal defender Jang Hyun-soo.

In the second half, Al Hilal continued his attack, and his defender Yasser Al Shahrani scored the equalizer after flipping Malian colleague Moussa Mariga’s cross with his foot past Al Faisaly.

Al-Faisaly responded quickly and Brazilian striker Guillermi scored a goal in the 60th minute, but the referee canceled after returning to video technology for offside.

Al-Hilal returned and imposed his control, and his player Salem Al-Dosari missed a goal after following his colleague Muhammad Kanno’s header, returning from the post to hit the ball, but went out from the three blocks.

Al Hilal’s attack did not stop and his French striker Bafetimbi Gomez missed a goal after receiving a pass from his Peruvian colleague Carrillo to tackle the goal and hit the ball, but found goalkeeper Mustafa Malaikah who did narrowly missed.

Al-Hilal stepped up his attack in search of the winning goal, but Al-Faisaly’s defense and his goalkeeper, Mustafa Malaikah, managed to preserve their goal, so the match went to penalties, which Al- Hilal won after winning 4- 3.

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