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Al-Ahly is studying playing with three defensive midfielders in the Esperance match in Brades

Al-Ahly’s technical staff, led by Pitso Mosimane, is choosing between more than one scenario regarding the formation of its match against Tunisia’s Esperance next Saturday at Hamadi Al-Aqrabi Stadium in the first leg of the semi-finals of the African Champions League, especially as it will be a difficult confrontation with the expected offensive pressure from the Esperance players throughout the 90 minutes. .


Mosimane and his assistants are studying playing in their usual way by relying on the 4/2/3/1 method or playing in the 4/3/3 method, which means that he plays with a third “Defender” next to Amr Al-Sulayya and Elio Diang in the event of relying on the last method of play. The comparison between the duo Hamdi Fathi and Akram Tawfiq to push him into the starting lineup.


While there is a tendency for Al-Ahly’s technical staff to stick to its usual way of playing and surprising the Tunisian team by attacking its home in the hope of scoring outside the ground with insurance and defensive coverage to force the Tunisian champion to retreat and reduce the offensive pressure, which is the method that will be determined during the hours of training today or tomorrow before the final plan for the match is drawn up. .