Today, Thursday, Al-Hilal will face their English counterpart Newcastle United in the Diriyah Season Cup at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, where they will face France next Saturday.
Al-Hilal is absent today, Muhammad Al-Owais, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Muhammad Al-Burayk, Salman Al-Faraj, Salem Al-Dosari, Ali Al-Bulaihi – due to injuries.
Al-Hilal currently sits fourth in the Saudi League Roshen with 17 points from 8 rounds, 5 points ahead of the top youth.
On the other hand, Newcastle United, on their second trip to the Kingdom, is keen to prepare for a return to the Premier League as the team has had an exceptional season so far, finishing third with 30 points after 15 matches. , and is 7 points ahead of the leader Arsenal (37 points) out of 14 matches.
And today the England team is missing the international quartet, the England trio, Callum Wilson, Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, as well as the Brazilian international Bruno Guimarães, who is with the samba team, and this is the second trip. for Newcastle after he camped in Jeddah last January and played a 2-1 friendly against Al Ittihad in England.