The match of victory and agreement In light of the euphoria of victory that the world is experiencing these days, after his success last Thursday in resolving the Riyadh derby or the famous Saudi Clasico in his favour, with a clean double, Al-Nasr enters a new challenge in the 47th edition of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup 2022/2021, where it embraces the evening Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Mrsool Park Stadium in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, a strong confrontation between the Al-Ettifaq and Al-Nasr teams, in the framework of the 16th round of the Saudi Cup.
In the coming lines, we will review the most important information about the date of the victory match and the agreement and the transmission channels, in addition to the history of the two teams with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup, which represents the second tournament after the Saudi League in the Kingdom, as well as the history of the victory and agreement confrontations in various tournaments and competitions.
The match of victory and agreement
As we have said, despite the euphoria of victory experienced by global stars and fans, after the success in inflicting the first defeat on Al Hilal Saudi Club this season in the Prince Mohammed Salman Cup League.
A victory that carries many meanings for the yellow team, as it managed first to settle the first round meeting in the Riyadh derby, awaiting the Saudi Clasico in the second round, in addition to avenging the defeat of the semi-finals in the Asian Champions League, which crowned Al Hilal with its title.
And the third thing, is Al-Nasr’s success in advancing steps in the Saudi League standings for this season.
However, the strength of victory will clash on Tuesday with the awakening of Al-Ittifaq Club, which managed, during the last two weeks of the life of the Saudi League, to gain 6 points, after defeating Al-Hazm Club (3-0) and then Al-Faisaly (1-0).
As for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup tournament, we will first review the champions’ record in the competition as follows:
It is noteworthy that the round of 16 of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup will be held over 3 consecutive days, starting on Sunday, December 19, 2021 with the match between Al Shabab and Damak.
It will resume on Monday with 4 matches, where the match between Al-Batin, Al-Hazm, Al-Ittihad and Al-Fateh, and will conclude today with the Al-Hilal and Al-Raed match.
The round will conclude on Tuesday, as the Al-Fayha and Abha match will be played, then the Al-Nasr and Al-Ittifaq match, in addition to the Al-Ta’awon and Al-Taei match, and conclude with the Al-Ahly and Al-Faisaly match.
We start first with the Saudi Al-Nasr club, which began to regain the tone of victories, after the victory over Al-Hilal in the Riyadh derby, after the setback of the loss from Al-Taei in the last minutes on the Friday before last.
The World Cup, in its new participation in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup, is seeking to crown the seventh title in its history, in order to get a step closer to Al-Hilal and Al-Ittihad, who are ranked second and third in the list of clubs most crowned with the title with 9 championships each.
It is noteworthy that the last title of Al-Nassr in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup was in 1990, which was crowned at the expense of Al-Taawon after winning the final match (2-0).
Al Ettifaq Club
On the other hand, the Saudi Al-Ittifaq Club enters the match on Tuesday, in search of its third victory, or rather, the lack of defeat for the team’s fifth match in a row.
As we mentioned, he achieved two wins in the Saudi League at the expense of Al-Hazm and then Al-Faisaly. He also tied with Al-Nasr and Al-Hazm in two friendlies as part of the preparations of the Saudi clubs to resume local competitions.
At the level of historical participation in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup, Faris Al-Dahna occupies sixth place in the list of Saudi clubs that have won the most championship title with two titles.
The last commando crown in the championship, in 1985, was at the expense of Al-Hilal leader, after winning the final (4-3) on penalties, after the match ended in a positive tie (1-1).
The history of the confrontations of victory and agreement
In terms of the confrontations that brought Al-Ettifaq and Al-Nasr together, the two teams have met before in a total of 104 matches.
The confrontations of the two sides came in the Saudi League, the Saudi Crown Prince Cup, the Prince Faisal Cup, in addition to the Saudi Federation Cup and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup with its new and old name, as well as other friendly confrontations.
Al-Nassr managed to win 46 matches, while Al-Ettifaq won 27 matches, and the tie ended in 31 matches that brought the two teams together.
Al-Alam scored 145 goals against Al-Ettifaq, and conceded 118 goals.
And about the biggest result witnessed in the history of the Al-Nasr and Al-Ettifaq meetings, it was for Al-Nasr, who won 5-0, which was achieved on two occasions.
The first occasion was in the second leg of the tenth round of the Saudi League championship 1980/1979 season, which crowned victory with its title.
The second time was in the second leg of the group stage in the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Cup 1998/1997 season, which also won the world title.
While the biggest victory was achieved by Al-Ettifaq (4-0), in the first leg of the Saudi Premier League in the 1995/1994 season, which Al-Nasr crowned with its title as well, at the expense of its traditional rival, Al-Hilal.
In the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup, Al-Ettifaq and Al-Nasr met twice, in which Al-Alame prevailed.
The first confrontation was under the name of “The Saudi King’s Cup”, in 1981, in the semi-final round. Al-Nasr won (2-1) after extra time, and Al-Nasr was crowned with the title after defeating Al-Hilal in the final (3-1).
As for the second confrontation, it was in the tournament with its current name, in 1990, that was in the quarter-finals, and the world won 3-1, and that version witnessed the last culminations of victory in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup at the expense of cooperation, after winning the final match. Clean duo.
The date of the victory match, the agreement, and the carrier channels
The strong confrontation is scheduled to take place, on Tuesday evening, at exactly six o’clock (5:50 PM) Saudi Arabia, fifteen (4:50 PM) Egypt time, and three thirteen (2:50 PM) GMT.
As for the referee of the Al-Nasr and Al-Ettifaq match, the Saudi Football Association has not yet disclosed the refereeing leadership for the match.
SSC Saudi sports channels broadcast the match through their network, but they have not yet announced the channel that will carry the event, but sources it followed, “Thaqafni,” indicated that it was assigned to SSC 1 channel.
Regarding the commentator of the Al-Nasr and Al-Ettifaq match, the Saudi Sports Company has not yet revealed the sports commentator for the match, but the media revealed that it had been allocated to Abdullah Al-Harbi and Mohammed Al-Fari.
During the past lines, we learned about the date of the victory match and the agreement and the transmission channels, in addition to the achievements of the two clubs in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup during their participation in it, as well as the history of the victory and agreement meetings in various events and competitions.
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