Zamalek was crowned of the Egypt Cup after beating Al-Ahly 2-1 during the match that it gathered this evening, Thursday, at Cairo International Stadium. Zamalek scored the double Zizou and in front of Ashour, and Al-Ahly’s goal was Hossam Hassan.
The match began with remarkable activity from Zamalek, and the Polish referee Shimon Marciniak famously issued a yellow card to Imam Ashour, the player of Zamalek, in the third minute for the roughness with Ali Maaloul. Who deposited it in the nets of Al-Shennawy.
After the goal, Zamalek continued the pressure and Ahmed Fattouh received a yellow card for the roughness, and Zamalek tried to add the second goal, taking advantage of Al-Ahly’s decline in performance.
Al Wensh hit a strong header in the 17th minute and was saved by Mohamed El-Shennawy. Ayman Ashraf received a yellow card for the roughness. The referee awarded a direct free kick to Zamalek in the 21st minute, which was shot by Zizou, but it came over the crossbar. Mohamed Sharif was injured in the 24th minute and left the field, and Hossam Hassan participated in his place.
Bin Sharqi launched a strong attack from the north side and dribbled Yasser Ibrahim and passed a cross, but Ali Maaloul saved it before it reached one of the Zamalek strikers, and Zamalek continued to dominate the meeting, and Imam Ashour scored the second goal in the 31st minute.
The last minutes of the first half witnessed complete control of Zamalek, amid a complete absence of Al-Ahly players, until this half ended with Zamalek advancing with a double.
Al-Ahly started the second half with a triple change, as Walid Suleiman participated in the place of Amr Al-Sulayya, Mohamed Abdel Moneim instead of Ayman Ashraf and Mohamed Mahmoud instead of Mohamed Hani.
Walid Suleiman received a yellow card after two minutes of roughness, and Al-Ahly’s performance improved slightly due to these changes, but Zamalek still attacked strongly and Ben Sharqi missed the opportunity to score a third goal.
Hossam Hassan managed to score Al-Ahly’s first goal in the 56th minute, and Youssef Obama participated in the place of Seif Al-Din Al-Jaziri, and the game was stopped due to the treatment of Muhammad Awad, and Hazem Imam participated in the place of Ahmed Fattouh, and Salah Mohsen participated in the place of Yasser Ibrahim.
And the last minutes of the match witnessed control by Al-Ahly, but to no avail. The meeting ended with the victory of Zamalek and won the 2021)22 Egypt Cup.
Both teams line -ups
Al-Ahly line ups
Mohamed El-Shennawy, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Ayman Ashraf, Amr Al-Sulayya, Hamdi Fathi, Mohamed Hani, Ali Maaloul, Ahmed Abdel-Qader, Salah Mohsen, Mohamed Magdy Afsha and Hossam Hassan.
Zamalek line ups
Mohamed Awad, Hamza Al Mathlouthi, Mohamed Abdel Ghani , Mahmoud Al Wensh, Hossam Abdel Majid, Ahmed Fattouh, Imam Ashour, Neymar, Ahmed Sayed Zizou, Saif Al Jaziri and Ashraf bin Sharqi.