Al Ittihad and Al Shaabab are set to face each other in the Saudi Classico in the week 23 of the Saudi Professional League.
Al Hilal hope that Al Shaabab might lose the game, in order to keep pace with the table’s leaders as both of them will share the same number of points.
Also, Al Ahli seek to reduce the gap between them and Al Shaabab، which reached 10 points as Al Ahli failed to achieve any victory during their last 5 games.
On a similar note, Al Ittihad are keen to achieve an important victory over Al Shaabab in order to reduce the gap between them to 4 points.
Al Ittihad are in the third position with 38 points and they are keen to win the 3 points in order to keep pace with Al Shaabab.