• Saudi Pro League
  • 09 December 2018

Al-Hilal Maintaining the Lead and Al-Nasr the Runner-up after the End of Round 12 of Prince Mohammed bin Salman League for Professionals

Yesterday, Saturday, the competitions of the twelfth round of Prince Mohammed bin Salman League for Professionals, which continued for 3 days, were concluded.

The round witnessed wins by Al-Batin over Al-Fayhaa 2-1, Al-Qadisiah over Al-Ettifaq 2-0, Al-Shabab over Ohod 1-0, Al-Faisaly to Al-Ittihad 2-1, and Al-Taawoun over Al-Wehda 1-0, a 2-2 tie by Al-Hilal and Al-Nasr, a win by Al-Fat’h over Al-Hazm 3-2 and a negative tie by Al-Raed and Al-Ahli.

The top figures at the end of the 12th round of Prince Mohammed bin Salman League are as follows:

- The round witnessed 6 wins and two ties, in which 17 goals were scored, at a rate of two goals per match, of which 10 goals were right-footed, two left-footed and 3 by the head.

- National players scored 7 goals against 9 goals by foreign players, while "friendly fire" resulted in one goal.

- Al-Hilal had the strongest attack with 26 goals, while Ohod had the weakest attack amongst the League clubs, with 7 goals.

- Al-Hilal and Al-Shabab had the strongest defense with the net of each of them hit by 9 goals only, while Al-Ittihad had the weakest defense amongst the League clubs, with 28 goals.

- Al-Hilal is the top winner, with 9 wins, and Al-Ittihad is at the bottom, with no wins at all.

- Al-Ittihad is the top loser, with 9 losses, and Al-Hilal is at the bottom, with no losses at all.

- Al-Shabab and Al-Hazm recorded the highest number of ties, in 5 matches each.

- The result "1-0" was the most recurring in the round as it was scored in 3 matches.

- There were two penalties, one scored and the other missed.

- The round witnessed 37 yellow cards and 2 red cards.

- At the end of the 12th round, 266 goals were scored, noting that two matches have been postponed; Al-Raed against Al-Taawoun from the ninth round and Ohod against Al Hilal from the eleventh round.

- Al-Hilal's forward, Bafétimbi Gomis, is the top scorer with 9 goals, followed by Al-Taawoun's player Linder Tawamba with 8 goals, and Al-Ahly's forward Omar Al-Suma, Al-Ettifaq's player Cristian Guanca and Al-Hazm's player Mohammed Al-Saya'ri with 7 goals each.  

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