Al Hilal are set to face Al Ittihad on Friday in the Saudi Classico at King Abdullah Sport City Stadium in Matchday 25 of the Saudi Professional League (SPL).
Both teams eye to gain the three points of the game, in order to keep pace on the title race.
Al Ittihad are currently in the third position with 42 points and they aim to increase their points tally, while Al Hilal are keen to achieve the victory in order to cement their position at the top of the table.
Both teams suffer a lot of key players, as Al Ittihad will miss Ahmed Hegazy, Ziyad Al Sahafi and Abdulellah Al Malki.
On the other hand, Al Hilal will enter today’s game without the team’s veteran and captain, Salem Al Dawsari.
Morover, Al Ittihad will be looking to fulfill their first victory over their arch-rivals since 2016, while Al Hilal will aim to maintain their dominance over the Classico games.