• Saudi Pro League
  • 04 February 2019

Al-Hilal, Al-Ittihad win, Al-Shabab held to Al-Raed in Round 18 of Prince Mohammed Bin Salman League for Professionals

Al-Hilal, and Al-Ittihad beat Al-Fateh and Al-Wahda 4-1 and 2-0 respectively, while Al-Shabab held to a goalless draw with Al-Raed, in the last day of the 18th round of Prince Mohammed Bin Salman League for Professionals.

Al-Hilal beat Al-Fateh 4-1, at King Saud University Stadium.

Al-Fateh broke the deadlock when Abdelkader Oueslati converted from the penalty spot after 11 minutes.

Al-Hilal scored four goals in the space of 45 minutes to turn the game around, as Bafetimbi Gomis leveled the result from the second penalty of the game in the 16th minute.

Carlos Eduardo put Al-Hilal in the lead after 32 minutes, before Gomis completed his brace in the 37th minute, then Nawaf El-Abed made it 4-1 in the 62nd minute.

Al-Hilal's total moved up to 43 points, extending the gap on the top of the table with Al-Nasr the second to 6 points, while Al-Fateh remained with 22 points in the 11th place.

Al-Shabab held to a 1-1 draw with Al-Raed, at ALMajma`a City Stadium.

Constantin Budescu opened the score for Al-Shabab from the penalty spot after 10 minutes, then Abdullah Shamekh scored the equalizer three minutes before the end of the first half.

Al-Shabab reached 34 points in the third place, while Al-Raed's total moved up to 23 points in the 10th place on the table.

At the final game of the matchday, Al-Ittihad secured an away win against Al-Wahda with 2 goals without reply, at King Abdul Aziz Sport City Stadium.

Manuel Marouan Da Costa broke the deadlock after 22 minutes, before Fahd El-Moled doubled the lead for the visitors from the penalty spot in the 56th minute.

Al-Ittihad's total moved up to 13 points, in the 15th place, while Al-Wahda dropped to the 6th place with 28 points.

Matches of the 18th round was kicked off on Saturday, with three games; Al-Qadsya overcame Al-Fayhaa 2-0, Al-Ahli beat Al-Batin 2-1 and Al-Nasr lost 3-1 to Al-Taween.

The round matches continued on Sunday, with two matches; Ohod beat Al-Ittifaq 2-1 and Al-Hazm secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Al-Faisaly.


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