Al-Ahly topped the Egyptian Football League standings (temporarily), after reversing 0/2 behind its guest the Arab Contractors, to a precious and deserved 3/2 victory today, Thursday, in the eighth phase of the competition.
With that result, the balance of Al-Ahly, who returned to the path of victory after his negative draw with Al-Ahly Bank in the last stage, rose to 20 points in the lead temporarily, a point difference in front of his closest followers Zamalek, who still has the opportunity to regain the lead if he beats Aswan on Saturday in the round Itself.
On the other hand, Al Mokawloon, who suffered its fifth loss in the championship this season in exchange for two wins and one draw, stuck at seven points in twelfth place.
Al-Mokawloon advanced with a goal that came through friendly fire, after Al-Ahly defender Ayman Ashraf scored by mistake against his team’s goal in the 38th minute, before Tunisian Seif El Din Jaziri added the second goal of Al-Muqawloon in the 44th minute.
The substitutions of South Africa’s Betso Musimani, Al-Ahly coach, changed the tide in favor of the red team in the second half, with (substitutes) Taher Mohamed Taher and Mohamed Sharif scoring twice in the 60th and 70th minutes, while star Mohamed Magdi Afsha scored the third goal in the 81st minute.
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