Majed Nasser to miss Al Jazira match in round 19

Al Ain shocks Shabab Al Ahli in the cup and league

Shabab Al Ahli bid farewell to the Cup, the AFC Champions League and the League Cup. Emirates Today

Al Ain shocked Shabab Al Ahli at the most important time of the season after beating them by two goals without a response in the quarter-finals of the President's Cup, the day before yesterday, to receive Shabab Al Ahli second shock after he had said goodbye to the AFC Champions League against Al Hilal Saudi Arabia two weeks ago, in addition to Shabab Al Ahli losing the efforts of its main goalkeeper Majid Nasser and his absence from the next match against Al Jazira in the 19th round of the ADNOC Professional League for receiving two warnings and a red card in front of Al Ain, to apply the suspension penalty In the team's first match after being knocked out of the cup.

Al Ain got a strong morale boost before the upcoming match against Al Wahda in the derby at Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, as Al Ain is living its best period in the ADNOC Professional League with the team winning the past six rounds to advance from seventh to third place with 19 points, two points ahead of leaders Shabab Al Ahli, after the difference was six points in the 37th round.

Al Zaeem maintained their chances of achieving the treble this season, after losing the Super Cup title to Sharjah, but Al Ain qualified for the semi-finals of the President's Cup, and will play with Al Nasr in the semi-finals of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Cup next May, while regaining their chances strongly in the competition for the league title that they hold from last season.

Shabab Al Ahli's match against Al Jazira has become fateful for coach Leonardo Jardim, especially that the Dubai Knights said goodbye to all tournaments in the current season, by exiting the quarter-finals of the Pro League Cup "Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Cup" against Al Jazira and the round of 16 of the AFC Champions League against Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia, and finally the quarter-finals of the Cup against Al Ain, to become the league championship is the only hope for the team to achieve a title in the current season.

Shabab Al Ahli is facing great pressure from five clubs waiting to stumble to pounce on the lead, especially since the past rounds contributed to reducing the difference between the leaders and Al Jazira in sixth place to only six points, before the end of the competition with eight rounds.