Al Hilal will face Al-Hilal at the club’s stadium in the El Clasico match against Al-Ittihad on May 23, in the 27th round of the Mohammed bin Salman Professional League.
And the Saudi “Al Riyadiah” said that since the adoption of the professional league with its new system in the 2008-2009 season, Al-Ittihad and Al-Hilal met in the second round, 13 times. Drawn in five, lost twice.
The report added that Al Hilal in the 2015-2016 season lost its only loss, which preceded the Clasico, from cooperation, as it was defeated by Al Ittihad with a free goal.
Al-Ittihad lost twice before the Clasico, the first against Al-Raed with two goals without a response in the 2011-2012 season, and the second against Damak with two goals against the goal of the 2019-2020 season, and then lost to Al-Hilal in the two matches with two goals without a return and one goal.
The report also mentioned the Brazilian Romarinho, the striker of the Al-Ittihad team is the most participating player in the Clasico, the current list of tigers, which will face the blue team. Romarinho joined the Union for the 2018-2019 season, coming from the UAE island, and since that time he has not missed any match in the Clasico.
Defender Ziad Al-Sahafi comes in second place in terms of the number of participations, with seven matches. He joined Al-Ittihad in 2015 for the first time, before renewing his contract twice after that, ending in 2025. Fahd Al-Mawlid, absent from the next meeting, is the most participating in the tournament. El Clasico, with 19 matches, since the 2012-2013 season.
Al-Ittihad, a professional within its Egyptian international ranks, Ahmed Hegazy, leads the Saudi League standings, the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional Cup League, with 61 points, 6 points ahead of Al-Hilal, the runner-up, before the decisive match between them.
Al-Ittihad needs to beat Al-Hilal, by two or more goals, to ensure that the league title is officially decided, regardless of the results of the next three rounds..
While there is no alternative in front of Al Hilal except to beat Al Ittihad; Then waiting for the dean to stumble, in another meeting in order to crown the league title, in the current sports season.