Al Raed managed to defeat Al Ahli tonight 3-2 in the Saudi Professional League (SPL) at King Abdul Aziz Stadium.
Al Ahli lost their sixth consecutive game this season to continue their unwanted strike of defeats in the SPL.
In the 16th minute of the game, Al Raed’s Karim El Berkaoui gave his team the lead from the spot.
El Berkaoui was on a good form today and bagged the second goal also from the spot in the 24th minute of the game to give his team a 2-0 lead and to complete his brilliant brace.
Al Raed upped their pressure and kept thei dominance, as A.Djoum managed to net the third from a sensational header.
The second half kicked off, and Al Ahli tried to pull a comeback in the game, but all their attempts were blocked.
Al Ahli kept their pressure and in 72nd minute, M.Abu Radeah bagged the first goal of the game.
Al Ahli were seeking to pull a comeback and in the dying minutes of the game, Omar El Somah scored the second goal, but it was not enough to save the day for his team.
Following today’s match, Al Raed reached 32 points in the eight position while Al Ahli stayed in the seventh position with 35 points.