Al-Hilal vs Al Ittihad AFC Champions League

Preview: Al-Hilal vs. Al Ittihad AFC Champions League – Preview, Prediction and Lineups 05/03/2024

Al-Hilal vs. Al Ittihad AFC Champions League Quarter-Final Match Analysis

Al Hilal and Al Ittihad, Saudi rivals, will clash in the quarter-finals of the AFC Champions League at Kingdom Arena in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Match Preview

Al Hilal advanced to this stage by defeating Sepahan 6-2 on aggregate, while Al Ittihad secured their spot with a comeback victory over Navbahor in the second leg, winning 2-1.

Under Jorge Jesus, Al Hilal has been dominant both domestically and in the Champions League, winning their knockout matches 3-1 in impressive fashion.

Having won 27 consecutive matches across various competitions, including the Saudi League and friends, Al Hilal leads the table by a comfortable nine points as they aim to clinch both domestic and Champions League titles in the same season, a feat last achieved in 2020-21 .

In their recent Champions League quarter-final appearances, Al Hilal have consistently progressed to the next stage and have not been eliminated since 2011-12.

Al Ittihad, on the other hand, faced an early setback in their second leg against Navbahor with an own goal but managed to secure a victory with another fortunate own goal.

This will be their first appearance in the quarter-finals since 2018-19, with their last progression beyond this stage dating back to 2011-12.

  • Prediction: Al-Hilal 2-0 Al Ittihad

Possible Lineups

Al-Hilal: (4-2-3-1)

Bono;

Abdulhamid, Al-Tambakti, Al-Bulaihi, N. Al-Dawsari;

Neves, Kanno;

Al-Faraj, Malcom, S. Al-Dawsari;

Mitrovic

Al Ittihad: (4-2-2-2)

Al-Mayof;

Al-Sqoor, Hawsawi, Hegazi, Kadesh;

Kante, Fabinho;

F. Al-Ghamdi, Al-Sahafi;

Hamdallah, Benzema

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