Thursday 10 June 2021
Wadi Degla team won two goals against a goal during the friendly match that brought it with its counterpart Zamalek on Thursday evening; To prepare for the return of the league competitions.
Wadi Degla advanced after 9 minutes of the first half through its player Mohamed Reda, who scored a penalty kick that his team successfully obtained, before his colleague Ahmed Atef added the second goal for the Tigris in the 28th minute with a shot that left Awad’s goal, while Marwan Hamdi scored for Zamalek in the minute 66 years old.
The match witnessed the presence of Mahmoud Abdel Razek “Shikabala”, the player of Zamalek; Where former Zamalek stars shook hands with Mohamed Abdel Monsef, goalkeeper of Wadi Degla, and Mohamed Abdel Wahed, coach of the latter.
Shikabala will miss the match due to injury; Where he is undergoing a rehabilitation program at the club, but he was keen to attend to support his colleagues.
Zamalek coach Patrice Carteron started the match with the following formation:
Goalkeeper: Mohamed Awad.
Defense lines: Mahmoud Alaa, Mohamed Abdel Ghani, Hamza Mathlouthi, Yassin Merhi.
Midfield: Hossam Ashraf, Tariq Hamed, Youssef Obama, Muhammad Ashraf “Ruqa”, Islam Jaber.
Striker: Osama Faisal.
Wadi Degla player, Mohamed Reda, opened the scoring early after 9 minutes of the first half, through a penalty kick, before his colleague Ahmed Atef added the second goal for the Tigris in the 28th minute with a shot to the right of Awad’s goal.
Zamalek tried to intensify its attacks and rely on shots from outside and inside the penalty area to reach the goal of the Dajlawi team, but to no avail.
The technical staff of the Zamalek and Wadi Degla teams had agreed to request a pause after 30 minutes of the match; During which the French coach, Patrice Carteron, was keen to give the players some technical instructions and to make his observations on the performance and mistakes of the players to return the result again.
Zamalek entered the second half of the match with a formation that came as follows:
Goalkeeper: Mohamed Abu Jabal.
Defense Lines: Ahmed Eid, Mahmoud Hamdi “Al Wensh”, Hossam Abdel Majid, Hatem Sukkar.
Midfield: Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Hamdi Alaa, Seif Jaafar, Youssef Osama, Ahmed Sayed “Zizou”.
Offensive line: Marwan Hamdi.
After 21 minutes of the second half, Marwan Hamdi scored the first goal for Zamalek with a header after a cross from Ahmed Sayed “Zizou”, but Zamalek could not return and modify the result, so the match ended with the victory of Wadi Degla with two goals against a goal.