The league leaders had an unbeaten eight-game run before losing to Enppi 2-0, and they hope to avenge their latest defeat in the Premier League Cup early in January.
Zamalek, who are now competing only in domestic competitions, aim to extend their lead, as Ahly have several games in hand due to their participation in the African Champions League.
Meanwhile, the mid-tabled Talae El-Gaish, who are now in ninth place with 23 points, are expected to play a tough game as usual against the Whites.
Coach Jesualdo Ferreira will welcome back midfielder Emam Ashour, after having served an automatic ban, while veteran midfielder Tarek Hamed is suspended from this game after collecting three yellow cards cumulatively in the league.
Also, team skipper Mahmoud ‘Shikabala’ Abdel-Razek is still out due to injury.
Goalkeepers: Mohamed Abo Gabal, Mohamed Awaad.
Defenders: Mahmoud Alaa, Mohamed Abdel Ghany, Mahmoud ‘El-Wensh’ Hamdy, Ahmed Fatouh, Hazem Emam, Hamza Mathlouthi, Abdallah Gomaa.
Midfielders: Emam Ashour, Mohamed Ashraf, Youssef ‘Obama’ Ibrahim, Ahmed ‘Zizo’ Sayed, Ayman Hefny, Achraf Bencharki, Seif Gaafar, Mohamed Ounajem, Eslam Gaber.
Strikers: Omar El-Saied, Seifeddine Jaziri.
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