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Al-Ittihad against Al-Ahly .. Tigers outperform in marketing value and Hegazy fifth

Al-Ittihad team, in whose ranks the Egyptian international Ahmed Hegazy is playing, will draw its Al-Ahly counterpart in the match that will be held at 7:30 pm today, Friday, at Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium in the "Jeddah Derby", in the seventh round of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professionals Cup.

Al-Ittihad vs Al-Ahly


Al-Ittihad enters the match at the top of the Saudi Professional League standings with 13 points collected from winning 4 matches, drawing 1 and losing the same, scoring 15 goals and receiving only 5. The two teams meet today for the 27th time in the history of their confrontations in the Saudi Professional League since the 2008-2009 season.

The Saudi newspaper, "Al-Riyadia", revealed in a report before the decisive confrontation the marketing value of the two teams, as it announced that the Brazilian striker Romarinho, the Al-Ittihad striker, topped the list with 6 million euros, followed by the Brazilian Cornado with about 5.5 million euros, coming from the ranks of the Sharjah team last season.

As for the second level, Ezgan Alyosky, the star of Al-Ahly team, comes in third place with 5 million euros, and in fourth place came the Senegalese Al-Hassan Ndaw, the team’s player, with 4.4 million euros, after his move from the Turkish league, and in fifth place comes the Egyptian Ahmed Hegazy, defender. Al-Ittihad is in the fifth list, with a value of 4 million euros, and it is followed in the sixth place by Croatian midfielder Bradaric, Al-Ahly midfielder, with 2.7 million euros.


The newspaper revealed the marketing value of the local players, where Abdul Rahman Gharib, the star of Al-Ahly team, came at the forefront of the standings, with a value of 2.2 million euros, and in second place, Abdulaziz Al-Bishi, Al-Ittihad player, with 2 million euros, and in third place, Al-Ahly goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais with 1.8.


The newspaper stressed that the marketing value of the entire Jeddah derby is about 62.13 million euros, to come in second place in the level of marketing value in the Saudi Professional League after the Riyadh derby between Al Hilal and Al Nasr, which is worth 121.9 million euros, which is the financial value of the two teams during 2021.


Al-Ahly excels in the number of victories out of 26 matches that brought the two teams together, as it managed to win 11 matches against 7 victories for Al-Ittihad, while they tied in 8 matches.

Al-Ahly players scored 40 goals against 30 for Al-Ittihad, and the two largest results recorded were in favor of Al-Ahly (4/1) and (4/2) in the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons.

At the level of the league with all its names, the two teams met 94 times, Al-Ittihad won in 31 matches, compared to 30 for Al-Ahly, and drew 33.

Al-Ahly did not succeed in winning the last two matches against Al-Ittihad last season, as the first leg ended with a federal victory that missed more than 8 seasons, while the return match ended in a 1-1 draw at the reserve Al-Jawhara stadium.