Al Ahly’s player John Antwi (L) in action against an Wydad Casablanca player Salaheddine Saidii (R) during the African Champions League (CAF) group stage match between Al Ahly and Asec Mimosas at Borg Al Arab stadium in Alexandria, Egypt, 16 July 2016. EPA/KHALED ELFIQI
Saturday Oct 28, 2017. 20:51
That’s all from the Borg El Arab Stadium. The second-leg clash will be played in Casablanca, Morocco on the 4th of November 2017
Al Ahly XI: Ekramy; Fathy, Nagiub, Saad, Maaloul, El-Sulaya, Rabia, Zakaria, Abdallah, Ajayi, Azarou.
Wydad XI: Laaroubi, Rabeh, Ouattara, Noussir, Saidi, El Karti, Nakach, Gaddarine, Bencharki, Ounajem, El Haddad.
FULL-TIME: Al Ahly 1-1 Wydad.
90′ – The fourth official has added four minutes.
85′ – Al Ahly sub: Moteab IN, Soliman OUT.
83′ – Wydad sub: Doa IN, El Haddad OUT.
80′ – Al Ahly are still doing most of the attacking, while Wydad are happy to sit back and defend.
78′ – Al Ahly sub: Hamoudi IN, Rabia OUT.
75′ – Al Ahly full-back Maaloul’s dangerous curling cross is cleared away by Wydad defender Noussir.
70′ – Twenty minutes left on the clock for Al Ahly to snatch a late winning goal.
65′ – Al Ahly striker Zakaria’s free-kick is saved by Wydad keeper Laaroubi.
63′ – Al Ahly sub: Soliman IN, Ajayi OUT.
60′ – It is still 1-1 as we reach the hour-mark here in Borg El Arab.
55′ – Al Ahly striker Zakaria’s effort is blocked inside the Wydad box
50′ – End-to-end stuff as Wydad are launching attacks against the hosts, who are looking to restore their lead.
46′ – The second-half is underway.
HALF-TIME: Al Ahly 1-1 Wydad.
45′ – The fourth official has added three minutes.
40′ – Noussir, the Wydad defender, has been solid at the back as we approach the half-time break.
35′ – Pressure is mounting on the Wydad defence as Al Ahly look to regain the lead.
30′ – GOOD SAVE! Wydad goalkeeper Laaroubi comes out to deny Al Ahly striker Azarou from close range.
27′ – Wydad sub: Khadrouf IN, Ounajem OUT.
25′ – Wydad defender Noussir does well to stop Al Ahly striker inside the box.
20′ – Ounajem played a good cross for Bencharki, who scored.
15′ – GOAL! Al Ahly 1-1 Wydad. Benchark restores parity for the visitors.
10′ – Wydad are now pressing Al Ahly in seasrch of the equalizing goal.
5′ – El Said provided an assist for Zakaria’s well taken goal.
3′ – GOAL! Al Ahly 1-0 Wydad. Zakaria gives the hosts the lead with a powerful shot.
1 – The match is underway.