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Al Ahly slump to surprise defeat at Smouha

Al Ahly missed the chance to go top of the Egyptian Premier League (EPL) after slipping to a 2-1 surprise against Smouha. 

Al Ahly spurned a slew of goalscoring chances during the game, which led them to their first defeat in the EPL this season. 

Smouha’s Mahmoud Abdelhalim opened the score in the 11th minute to give his team a 1-0 lead. 

The Red Eagles upped the level and in the 33rd minute, Hussien El Shahat leveled the score from a brilliant finish.

The minutes went on and the Red Eagles dominated the possession, but they were under constant pressure as Smouha hustled and harried them out of their stride. 

In the dying minutes of the game, Smouha’s Hossam Hassan scored the winner after a slack of defense from Al Ahly’s backline.

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