Al Ahly were held to a 1-1 draw against Zamalek SC in the 21st fixture of the Egyptian Premier League.
Salah Mohsen gave us the lead in the 73rd minute of the game after dribbling past Mohamed Awad, Zamalek’s goalkeeper. However, the Red Eagles’ lead didn’t last long, as Ferjani Sassi, Zamalek’s midfielder, was able to equalize the result in the 79th minute of the game.
The current title-holders, Al Ahly, started the first half of the encounter with high intensity to take the early lead but were faced by Zamalek’s high press.
In the 73rd minute of the encounter, Salah Mohsen rose up to the occasion as he passed by Awad to score the opening goal of the game.
Mosimane once again used his bench in the 78th minute of the game, replacing Taher Mohamed Taher and Mohamed Sherif with Walid Soliman and Marwan Mohsen.
A few minutes later, Ferjani Sassi, Zamalek’s midfielder, was able to equalize the result after his shot found the net.
Both teams were looking to win the game in the final minutes but the defenders stood their ground. The referee’s final whistle came to announce a draw at Cairo International Stadium.