Wadi Degla and Haras El Hodood face at Petrosport Stadium, in a match for the 19th round of the Premier League. The two teams tied (2‑2), on 26‑09‑2019, in the previous meeting for this edition of the league. The record of direct confrontations in the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 3 games won 1 and drew 2. The home / away condition deserves particular attention, since despite this being a match between 17th and 12th of the league table, it is actually a clash between the 18th ranked in home games and the 8th on the road.
Wadi Degla :
After 3 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses, the home team is currently in 17th position, with 15 points won. In their last match, they drew in an away match with Tanta by (0‑0), after having lost (0‑3) at home in the previous match, in a match against Al Masry. This is a team that tends to achieve more positive results away from home than at home, as they won 12 points away and 3 at home, with 10 goals scored and 9 suffered as away, against 7 goals scored and 18 suffered at home. In their last match, for the Friendlies, they got an away draw with Al Mokawloon by (0‑0). In their last 9 home games for the championship, Wadi Degla drew 3 and lost 6, winning 3 points out of 27 possible.
For this competition, they did not win any of the last 9 matches at their stadium. Their defense has not been very strong, since they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. This is a team that rarely scores first. In fact, he never opened the scoring in the last 18 games for the Premier League.
In this game against Haras El Hodood, coach Nikodimos Papavasiliou must adopt a more defensive identity, seeking to take advantage of an opponent’s mistake to counterattack and punish Haras. In a 4-3-3, the forwards responsible for scoring the home team’s goals are Ragab Omran, Abdelkabir El Ouadi and Hossam Arafat. It should be noted that the first man named is the team’s top scorer, with five goals scored in nine hundred and fifty-four minutes played. As for the midfield, it should be made up of Mohamed Helal, Ahmed Said and Mohamed Abdelaati. The Wadi Degla FC coach has all the players at his disposal for this match.
Haras El Hodood :
The visiting team is currently in 12th position, with 19 points won, after 4 wins, 7 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Zamalek by (2‑0). In the last match, they tied at home against El Gounah, by (2‑2). Curiously, this is a team that has achieved more positive results abroad than at home, as they won 11 points away from home and only 8 at home. The team comes to this match after a home draw against Al Ittihad by (0‑0). For the championship, Haras El Hodood won 11 points out of a possible 24, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in the last 8 matches they played as a visitor. In their away league matches the most frequent final result at half ‑ time was 0‑0 (4 out of 9 matches). In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition have ended with Under 2,5 goals. This is a team that rarely scores first. Indeed, they failed to open the scoring in any of the last 17 Premier League games.
For this game away from home with Wadi Degla FC, coach Mohamed Halim must organize his team in 4-3-3, favoring counterattacks and stopped balls. Mohamed Grendo, Ali El Zahdi and Anthony Lokosa should be the offensive references of the local team. As for the midfield, it should be made up of Gebna, Mostafa Gamal and Ahmed Felix. For this game, the Haras El Hodood coach has the team in full swing for this match.