Ittihad Jeddah will host its counterpart Al-Hilal in the semi-finals of the King’s Cup, on Sunday evening, at King Abdullah Sports City “Al-Jawhara”.
The winner of that match will meet the winner of the Al-Nasr and Al-Wehda match, which will be held on Monday evening, in the second side of the tournament semi-finals.
Al-Hilal comes to Jeddah with high spirits after its victory in the Riyadh derby on Tuesday, over its neighbor Al-Nasr with two unanswered goals scored by Nigerian Odion Ighalo.
The situation is not much different for Asfar Al-Gharbiya, who rested for more than 10 days after defeating Al-Wahda 2-1 in the Saudi Professional League, “Roshen”, which it leads, 3 points away from its closest opponent, Al-Nasr, with a match remaining for the first.
The Jeddah team reached the semi-finals after defeating Al-Shabab in the round of 16 and Al-Fayhaa in the quarter-finals, both by penalty kicks.
As for Al-Hilal, it overcame the agreement by four without a response in the final price, then it eliminated Al-Fateh with three goals for one in the next round.
Al-Ittihad is looking for its first victory over Al-Hilal in all competitions, since April 2021 in the second leg of the league competition, when it won with the goals of Abdel Mohsen Fallata and Saud Abdel Hamid.