The Saudi outfit host the Arabian Gulf League facet on Monday in the first of both fixtures and journeying teach Zoran Mamic believes that either side are in the equal situation having dropped out of rivalry for his or her respective leagues and in an effort to make for an interesting contest.
7d1d773895a1a554f4b38e93ed354844.”Al Ahli’s place is akin to ours having fallen out of the race for the Saudi league title. The purpose for both teams is now clear – to compete for the AFC Champions League title. this will increase the confrontation between both groups,” Mamic referred to on the pre-in shape press conference on Sunday.
nonetheless, Mamic made his intentions clear.
fb1f31022ba9553e811fb772b51b76bd,We predict a powerful showing from Al Ahli who’re well organised however we are able to do our finest to come home with a great effect,” he added.
Omar Al Soma thumped domestic a late winner as Al Ahli overcame Zobahan 2-1 within the second circular whereas Al Ain sit just two points adrift of the Saudi facet after 2016 AFC player of the year Omar Abdulrahman netted a late penalty to peer off Bunyodkor three-2 two weeks ago.
The fit will recall vicinity at the King Abdullah sports metropolis in Jeddah at 20:30 UTC+three on Monday.