Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia) overcame ‘African Champion’ Widad AC (Morocco) after a bloody penalty shoot-out.
On the 4th (Korean time) at the Prince Moulay Abdallah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco, Al-Hilal, who had the second round of the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup, drew 1-1 with Widad for 120 minutes and won 5PK3. Al-Hilal’s Korean centre-back Jang Hyeon-soo played full-time. Al-Hilal, who advanced to the semi-finals, will play the semi-final against the ‘South American champion’ Flamengo (Brazil).
In the 7th minute of the second half, Widard scored first. Withdard midfielder Jalal Daudi sent a corner kick into the penalty box. Widard side defender Ayub El Amroud finished the match with a header.
At the end of the second half, Al-Hilal scored a dramatic equalizer. In the 45th minute of the second half, Al-Hilal full-back Saud Abdulhamid crossed from inside the penalty box, and the ball hit Widad defender Yahya Atiyat Allah’s arm blocking Abdulhamid’s path. The referee declared a penalty kick, and Mohamed Canno calmly shook the net as the kicker. Going into
extra time at 1-1, both teams balanced the numbers in the early stages of extra time. In the process of clashes and protests between the two teams after the penalty kick was announced earlier, Widard’s Yahia Zabran was sent off for cumulative warnings, but Kanno, the protagonist of the equalizer in the 4th minute of the first half of extra time, was also sent off. While holding a warning sheet, he pushed the opponent down and received another warning.
Both teams couldn’t decide the winner until overtime, and the game went to a penalty shootout. Only Widard’s second kicker, Atiyat Allah, missed, and all other kickers scored. Al-Hilal took the win. 토토사이트