The absence of the El Clasico release represents a strong blow to the Romanian coach Razvan Lucescu, the technical director of Hilal, especially since he only has a defensive duo in the match list.
The absence of Al-Mafarrej comes during the qualification period of Ali Al-Balaihi, the defender of the team, and his lack of readiness to play the Clasico, so only Muhammad Jahfli and Hyun Soo remain, which will put Lucescu in a big dilemma, due to the lack of sufficient alternatives in the defense line.
The Romanian coach will start the match with the defensive duo Mohamed Jahfli and Hu Sue, which he did during the last match against Al-Faisali, which ended in a 1-1 positive draw.
But the real dilemma that will strike the Hilal leader is the injury of either of them during the match, then he will have to pay Colombian Gustavo Cuellar as a second defender.
In addition, Abdullah Atif is also good at playing as a central defender, in case Lucescu wants to play Cuellar in the middle to work intensity in the middle.
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