Malcolm’s goal helped Al-Hilal beat Gerrard’s side in the Saudi Arabian League
MOSCOW, 28 Aug – Al-Hilal beat Al-Ittifaq in the match of the fourth round of the Saudi Arabian Football Championship.
The meeting, held in Riyadh, ended with the score 2:0 in favor of the hosts. As part of the winners, goals were scored by Malcolm (24th minute) and Salem al-Dawsari (41).
Al-Hilal climbed to second place in the standings with 10 points. “Al-Ittifaq” with seven points dropped to fifth place. In the next round, the team from Riyadh will play on the road against Al-Ittihad on September 1, and Steven Gerrard’s club will host Damak a day later.
In other matches of the day, “Abha” beat “Al-Feiha” with a score of 2:1 at home. “Al-Ittihad” on the road defeated “Al-Wahda” – 3:0, the French attacking guests Karim Benzema was injured and was replaced in the 42nd minute. And “Al-Raed” in his field defeated “Al-Riyadh” (3:0).