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Preview: Ahly in easy mission at bottom side Hodoud

Title-chasing Ahly will be determined to make it six league wins in a row when they visit Haras El-Hodoud at Alexandria's Max Stadium at 20:30 CLT on Wednesday

Ahram Online , Tuesday 3 May 2016
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Leaders Ahly will be having an easy mission at rock bottom Haras El-Hodoud when both sides meet in the Egyptian league at Alexandria's Max Stadium on Wednesday.

Topping the league table on 56 points, 11 clear of holders Zamalek, Ahly are expected to have a walk in the park against a once-resilient Hodoud side.

A nightmarish campaign for Hodoud saw them secure only nine points since the start of the season, with their only win coming against Masry, a 3-1 victory in March.

And with a high-flying Ahly on the verge of adding a 38th league title to their trophy-laden cabinet, Hodoud don't particularly seem to have a chance of causing an upset against their fancied opponents.  

The Reds, who are on a five-match winning streak in the league,  will be missing two members of their four-man backline though, with center-back Ahmed Hegazy and left-back Sabri Rahil suspended.

Hussein El-Sayed will deputize for Rahil, as Saad Samir is set to partner Rami Rabia in the heart of defence.

The reverse fixture ended with a 3-0 win for Ahly, courtesy of goals from Gabon striker Malick Evouna (double) and Saleh Gomaa.

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