Al-Ittihad have had a good start to the season, winning five and losing one of their opening six games. On the other hand, Al Fateh had a mixed start to the season. Al-Ittihad sit second in the table, just one point behind league leaders Al Hilal. Al Fateh sit mid-table, just four points behind their rivals.
Surprisingly, Al Fateh have scored two fewer goals than Al Ittihad this season. Both teams have the attacking ability to score goals but the only thing that separates these two sides is Al Fateh’s defense, their defense has conceded more goals than the home team.
Al Ittihad are unlikely to face any injury ahead of this match. Karim Benzema is expected to start in attack, supported by Coronado and Romarinho. Nuno Espirito Santo is likely to stick with his preferred 4-3-3 formation.
Al Fateh has a clean sheet. Their key player Mukhtar Ali will miss this crucial fixture after being red carded in the last match. Cristian Tello and Feras Albrikan are expected to start in attack, while Sofiane Bendebka will provide creativity in midfield. Abdeslam Ouaddou is likely to stick with his preferred 4-5-1 formation.
Al-Ittihad vs Al-Fateh: TV Channel and Live Streaming
Australia: 10 play
Germany: DAZN, sportdigital, Sport1 Extra
Ghana: Startimes World Football, StarTimes App
International: DAZN, Shahid
Kenya: Startimes World Football, StarTimes App
Mexico: Aztec Sports Live
Nigeria: Startimes World Football, StarTimes App
Portugal: Sport TV Multiscreen, Sport TV3
Saudi Arabia: SSC
South Africa: StarTimes App, Startimes World Football
Switzerland: sportdigital, Sport1 Extra, Blue Sport 6 Live, Blue Sport
USA: Fubo, Fox Soccer Plus.