Al Hilal play Al Ahly in the bronze final of the FIFA Club World Cup.
The match is scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 12 February 2022. The match venue is Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Let’s check out the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineup. Betting tips and match predictions for the Al Hilal vs Al Ahly (February 12) game are available in this article.
Al Hilal vs Al Ahly latest odds on betting sites
Al Hilal to win odds are priced at 2.12 (+112 American; 28/25 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.40 (+240; 12/5), while Al Ahly to win odds are priced at 3.80 (+280; 14/5).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Al Hilal — 46%, draw — 28%, Al Ahly — 26%.
Latest betting odds on Al Hilal vs Al Ahly (12 February 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 1.98 (-102; 50/51)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Asian handicap (-0.25) on Al Hilal — 1.83 (-120; 5/6)
- Asian handicap (+0.25) on Al Ahly — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.78 (-128; 25/32)
- Both teams to score (No) — 2.04 (+104; 26/25)
Al Hilal vs Al Ahly match preview and statistics
Al Hilal lost their six-game unbeaten streak in the last match. They lost 0-1 to Chelsea in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup. Before the last game, the Blue Waves beat Al-Jazira 6-1.
Top stats: 46% possession, 12 total shots, one big chance, three shots on target, 333 accurate chances, 79% pass accuracy, seven fouls conceded, two offsides, three corners. Romelu Lukaku scored the match winner for the English team in the 32nd minute of the first half.
Kai Havertz beat Al Burayk and crossed the ball into the box, it deflected off the defenders into the path of Lukaku who smashed it into the back of the net from very close range. For the Saudi Club, Matheus Pereira created the most chances (5), created one big chance, gave five key passes, had two accurate crosses and two accurate long balls.
Mohamed Kano won six duels, had seven accurate long balls, made three clearances, four tackles, one interception and five ball recoveries. Salem Al-Dawsari completed three dribbles, won three tackles, was fouled four times and won 12 duels.
Al Hilal team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.
Al Ahly lost 0-2 Palmeiras in the semi-final of the FIFA Club World Cup. They have two losses, two draws and a win in their last five games.
Top stats: 58% possession, 14 total shots, 12 chances created, five shots on target, 460 accurate passes, 82% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, three offsides, four corners, one red card. Raphael Veiga gave Palmeiras the lead in the 39th minute of the first half with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner, assisted by Dudu with a through ball.
Veiga returned the favour as he assisted Dudu’s goal in the 49th minute of the second half. Dudu doubled the lead with a right footed shot from the right side of the box to the high centre of the goal following a fast break. Ayman Ashraf got a red card in the 81st minute for a foul, the card was upgraded following the VAR decision.
Ali Maaloul had a good performance in the match, created four chances, gave four key passes, had one tackle, won three duels, made three clearances, four accurate long passes and 14 ball recoveries. Aliou Dieng won six duels, completed two dribbles, made three interceptions and two tackles.
Al Ahly team news: Ayman Ashraf is suspended for this match due to a red card from the last match.
Al Hilal vs Al Ahly H2H
Both teams have drawn their last two meetings. They played a goalless draw in their last meeting.
Al Hilal vs Al Ahly lineups and key players
Al Hilal projected starting lineup:
- Abdullah Al-Mayouf
- Mohammed Al-Breik
- Muteb Al-Mufarrij
- Ali Al-Bulaihi
- Yasser Al-Shahrani
- Mohamed Kanno
- Musab Fahz Aljuwayr
- Moussa Marega
- Matheus Pereira
- Andre Carrillo
- Odion Ighalo
Salem Al-Dawsari is the key player to watch out for. He completed three dribbles, won three tackles, was fouled four times and won 12 duels in their last match against Chelsea. Al-Dawsari scored in their big victory against Al Jazira and should hope to be on the scoresheet in the bronze final.
Al Ahly projected starting lineup:
- Aly Lofti
- Yasser Ibrahim
- Rami Rabia
- Mohamed Maghrabi
- Mohamed Hany
- Aliou Dieng
- Amr Al Sulaya
- Ali Maaloul
- Hussein El Shashat
- Taher Mohamed
Ali Maaloul is the key player to watch out for. He created four chances, gave four key passes, had one tackle, won three duels, made three clearances, four accurate long passes and 14 ball recoveries in the last match against Palmeiras.
Al Hilal vs Al Ahly predictions and betting tips
Al Hilal were unbeaten for six games with five wins and a draw before the loss in the last match. In their previous two games in the Club World Cup, they thrashed Al-Jazira 6-1. The loss in the semi-final was to Chelsea FC, the European Champions.
Al Ahly, on the other hand, have won just one of their last five matches with two losses and two draws. They lost to Palmeiras in the semi-final in their last match. Looking at the stats of both teams, Al Hilal have the upper hand. It was going to be hard for them to defeat Chelsea, because the English team has better players and are a stronger side.
Prediction for this match is Al Hilal to win, over 2.5 goals and correct score prediction 2-0.
Betting prediction: Al Hilal to win
Odds: 2.12 (+112 American; 28/25 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)