Arab Contractors vs Zamalek SC – 25/12/2022
Christmas Day will see Al Mokawloon and Zamalek SC battle within the Egyptian Premier League with the away facet sitting in second forward of a gathering on the Arab Contractors Stadium as the house outfit seems to maneuver into the highest six earlier than 2023.
Al Mokawloon have struggled for consistency this season after eight video games and with them now scoring eight instances and letting in eight objectives too, it is clear to see the place their inconsistencies lie and why they’re down in eight.
On the identical time, they’re behind seventh due to one sport much less received, whereas they sit behind sixth place by 4 factors.
This does come off the again of Al Mokawloon successful simply two video games all season lengthy. On the identical time, they’ve managed to lose solely as soon as, however in shedding 5 video games too, the membership have earned nearly half of their factors so removed from attracts.
Al Mokawloon have had a reasonably respectable December, nevertheless. They began the month with a 2-1 win over Ceramica Cleopatra, earlier than then shedding to Pyramids in what’s their solely defeat of the season thus far.
A draw in opposition to Smouha would come quickly after, earlier than Al Mokawloon returned to the win column with a victory over ENPPI. Final day trip, the membership drew with Al Masry as they took the lead on two events however forfeited it too.
As for Zamalek, they’re on a rampage in December. In truth, by successful 4 of their final 5 video games, they’re on the most effective successful run within the division proper now and so they have additionally rocketed themselves into second consequently.
The hole is now solely two factors on Al Ahly on the prime of the Egyptian Premier League, however Zamalek stay one of many three groups but to lose a sport after eight outings.
Their solely dropped factors this month got here in a 2-2 draw with Al Masry, earlier than then happening to beat El Gaish 4-0, Pyramids 1-0, Nationwide Financial institution 1-0, as they final defeated Haras El Hodou 4-0 too.
They’re additionally sitting 9 factors above Al Mokawloon too after a improbable run of type, however higher but, in conceding simply three objectives, the membership are the second-best defensive facet within the Egyptian Premier League, whereas two of these objectives got here in a single sport.
Forebet predicts a win right here for Zamalek and for the sport to see over 2.5 objectives as soon as extra.