6 players from Al Hilal and Al Nasr are threatened with missing out on the AFC Champions League final


Six players from the Saudi Al-Hilal and Al-Nasr clubs will be threatened with missing out on the AFC Champions League final, due to the accumulation of cards, in the event that any of the six players receives an additional yellow card in the semi-finals, which will bring the two teams together on Tuesday at the “Mrsoul Park” stadium.

The laws of the Asian Football Confederation stipulate that the player will be suspended for one match if he receives two yellow cards in the AFC Champions League, which makes 3 players from Al Hilal, and 3 players from Al Nasr, threatened to miss the AFC Champions League final during the summit that will bring the two teams into a semi-final. Asia League.

The six players are: Al-Hilal trio, defender Ali Al-Bilahi, Malian striker Moussa Marega, and midfielder Nasser Al-Dosari, while Al-Nassr trio, who is threatened with suspension, are: midfielders Sami Al-Naji, Abdullah Al-Khaibri and Brazilian striker Talisca.

Al-Hilal trio were cautioned in their 3-0 victory over Persepolis in the quarter-finals, while the Al-Nassr trio received yellow cards in the victory over Al-Wehda (5-1).

The two teams have faced each other throughout their history in 168 matches, Al Hilal won 66 matches, while Al Nasr achieved victory in 59 matches, and the tie settled 43 matches. It is noteworthy that the match between Al Hilal and Al Nasr in the AFC Champions League semi-finals will be the first match between the two Saudi teams in the competition.

The winning team in the final will face the winner of the second semi-final, which will bring together Ulsan Hyundai and Pohang Steelers, the South Koreans.


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