The biggest challenge for the Portuguese Nuno Santo will be to participate in El Clasico before Al Nasr with a tight plan to reduce the danger of the Brazilian Anderson Talisk as he is the most dangerous in the Al Nasr battalion on his search journey. Brigadier General is missing the title in the upcoming Saudi Super Cup semi-final summit in a new dress. Tonight, Thursday night, the Saudi Super Cup semi-final matches, which will be held for the first time with the participation of four groups: Al-Hilal, Al-Faihaa, Al-Ittihad and Al-Nasr.
The matches of the tournament will be played in a new format with a collection system in Riyadh and will begin with a semi-final round, where Al-Ittihad vs. Al-Nasr and Al-Hilal vs. Al-Faihaa met in the lottery, provided that the two winners of this round meet in the final match next Sunday, January 29, and the matches will be held at the King Fahd International Stadium.
The champion and medalist of the Cup of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, as well as the champion and medalist of the Saudi League Roshan will take part in the tournament.
Al-Ittihad competes for the Saudi Arabian Super Cup and is consistently on the right track in the Roshen League competition with 31 points finishing in third place after completing the 14th round of the Roshen League competition.
Al Ittihad has great potential and profits from outstanding local and foreign players in all directions, as well as technical and administrative stability that allows it to overcome the barrier and win the championship for the first time.
Al-Ittihad made two appearances in the final of the Saudi Arabian Super Cup, losing to Al-Fateh in the first edition of 2013 by a score of 2–3 at the King Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium in Al-Mukarrama Mecca.
And for the second time he lost the title at the hands of Al-Hilal in the final match of the Saudi Super Cup 2018 with a score of 2: 1 at Loftus Road in London.
This is the third time that Al-Ittihad have competed in this Saudi Super Cup and they are looking forward to winning the semi-finals, hoping to win the first title in their history.
He also finished second in this cup twice, in 2013 and 2018.
While Al-Nasr enters this match under the guidance of his French coach Rudy Garcia and he sits on the throne of the Saudi Roshen League with 33 points and the team has all the ingredients to win in every respect and question, thanks to the constellation and arsenal of international stars in led by the phenom Cristiano Ronaldo, Thaleschi and the rest of the stars, and he is qualified to reach his supporters’ goal on time. Third since he previously achieved this (super) championship twice, in 2019 and 2020, after beating Al Taawun on penalties 5 –4 and Al-Hilala 3–0, and was runner-up twice in 2014 and 2015 after losing to Al-Shabab on penalties. kicks 4:3. And lost to Al Hilal 1:0 in London with a goal from Eduardo and today he is aiming to get past Al Ittihad to achieve a third title.
The meeting between Al-Hilal and Al-Faihaa resumes on the anniversary of the final of the Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques against Al-Faihaa from the penalty spot after the brilliant Slovenian goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic.
Al-Hilal enters a rivalry motivated by compensation and revenge after losing the 2021 King’s Cup title last season.
Al Hilal had previously won this season in the Saudi Roshan League against Al Fayhaa 2-0 in the second round, but that victory was not enough to remove the bitterness and pain of a championship that was within reach in last season.
Al-Hilal is the best in all respects
Thanks to the confrontation played by the two teams, the Al-Hilal team improved their level and results in the last rounds, which allowed them to equalize in the Roshen league and reach second place and second place with 32 points and a difference of one. a point away from a lead win – and the team is complete in elements and titles, and her coach Ramon Diaz has several options thanks to having an arsenal of stars and experts who can turn the situation and score, and her players, especially the front line, will use the opportunities available and translate them into goals, and not neglect them, as the meeting cannot tolerate a draw.
Al-Faihaa developed a lot in terms of performance, level and results, especially in the last rounds of the Roshen league, which brought the team up to thirteenth place with 15 points, with its Serbian coach Vuk Razovic working on the team’s equipment and well prepared him by applying technical and tactical suggestions and working on a variety of playstyles in all situations. Despite the superiority of Al-Hilal, Al-Fayhaa is a developed team, able to counter Al-Hilal, embarrass him and repeat last season’s result in the cup final .
The Crescent team has previously won the Super Bowl 3 times and was runner-up twice, as was the case in 2015-2018-2021.
Although he was runner-up twice in 2016 and 2020 and Al-Faihaa has never achieved this Super Bowl nor reached its final as second place for the champion as it is his first time participating in it. .