Hamdallah leads Al-Ittihad to victory with another stunning performance

Al-Ittihad snatch late victory over Al-Wehda as Hamdallah saves the day again

Abderrazak Hamdallah once again came to the rescue of Karim Benzema as Al-Ittihad secured a thrilling 2-1 victory over Al-Wehda at home. The Moroccan striker scored both goals for his team after Benzema missed a penalty and had two goals disallowed in the match.

The win keeps Al-Ittihad in contention for a top-three finish in the Roshn Saudi League, sitting six points behind third-placed Al-Ahli. The atmosphere in the stadium was electric as Hamdallah’s late heroics sealed the crucial three points for the home side.

Earlier in the game, Benzema had a goal disallowed due to a foul, allowing Al-Wehda to take the lead through Odion Ighalo. Despite Benzema missing a penalty in the first half, Hamdallah stepped up and calmly converted a spot-kick to level the score.

As the match headed towards its conclusion, Al-Ittihad was reduced to 10 men after Saad Al-Mosa was shown a red card. However, Hamdallah continued to be a thorn in Al-Wehda’s side, scoring the dramatic winner in stoppage time after Benzema set him up with a clever assist.

Benzema, who had a goal disallowed earlier in the game, turned provider for Hamdallah’s winner, showcasing a moment of brilliance to secure the victory for Al-Ittihad. The fans, players, and coaching staff erupted in jubilation at the dramatic late goal.

Next up for Al-Ittihad is a challenging away fixture against league leaders Al-Hilal, who are currently sitting 22 points ahead of them in the standings. The team will need to capitalize on their opportunities if they are to come away with a positive result against the top-ranked side.

Overall, Hamdallah’s heroics once again proved decisive for Al-Ittihad, as they continue their push for a top finish in the league. The thrilling victory over Al-Wehda showcased the resilience and determination of the Jeddah giants, setting the stage for an exciting upcoming clash against Al-Hilal.

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