Stadium: WE Al Ahly Stadium
Time: 19.09.2023, 07:00 PM
On Tuesday, Al Ahly will commence the new premier league season with a matchup against Al Masry at the WE Al Ahly Stadium. The Red Devils almost went the whole campaign without a defeat last season, and they’ll be desperate to replicate such a run, especially after spending big in the transfer market.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The Red Devils had a great season, winning the CAF Champions League, Egypt Premier League, Egypt Cup, and Egypt Super Cup. Marcel Koller has been up and running since arriving from Basel last year. The Red Devils defeated the CAF Champions League from the holder, Wydad Casablanca, in a two-legged final to secure the CAF Champions League. They also recorded one of the biggest points tally in the history of Egypt Premier League last season with ten points above second-placed Pyramids.
The Red Devils are literally the best team in Africa, and despite their success last season, they have added top qualities to their squad. Al Ahly acquired the services of former Borussia Dortmund player Anthony Modeeste, Moroccan league best player Reda Slim, and Emam Ashour from Midtjylland, to mention a few.
The Green Eagles ended the season as the fifth-best side despite their poor start to the campaign. However, they have failed to win their last four games in all competitions as they head here with two defeats and two shares of the spoils.
Al Masry had a great season despite failing to qualify for the Intercontinental tournament. T
The Green Eagles almost won the Egypt Cup last season and were leading against Al Ahly until Ali Moaloul scored with the last kick of the match to buy time for his side. Unfortunately, they were defeated in extra time as Al Ahly secured the Egypt Cup Trophy.
The Green Eagles have made some impressive moves in the transfer market, and we expect them to be stronger this season.
Expert Betting Tips
Al Ahly have won thirteen, while Al Masry have recorded three wins and four games ending in a share of the spoils over their previous twenty meetings. Their last three games last season ended in a (0-3) awarded victory for Al Masry in the Egyptian League Cup, and their(0-0) was due to the fact that Al Ahly rested their main players. At the same time, their most recent encounter in the Egyptian Cup ended in a (1-1) full-time draw. The Red Devils head into this encounter following their poor performance against USM Alger in the CAF Super Cup. Despite being the best side in Africa and having the most expensive squad, the Algerian-based team were more efficient and played with more pressure than the Red Devils. On the contrary, Al Masry played a friendly game against Olympique Safi, where they won (2-1).
Last season, Al Masry gave Al Ahly a run for their money, playing four times without a defeat in full-time. Al Ahly will strive to compensate for their disappointment in the CAF Super Cup, while Al Masry will try to hold their ground. The Red Devils will always be the favourite, and we expect them to secure all the points here.
The encounter might witness more than two goals for 1.70.
Al Ahly might even get a halftime victory here; bet on a home win and BTTS for 2.90.