The Cairo derby was 100% Egyptian since the arbitration was entrusted to a national trio unlike previous editions managed by foreign trios. This season the programming had brought forward the date since it happened very early, as part of the 3th daytime. It was played in the presence of 2000 supporters (1000 for each team). From the first 25 minutes, El Ahly was already leading by 3 to 0 (15 ‘, 20’ and 24 ‘) score unchanged until the end of the 1time half time. Lord of the second part, El Ahly confirmed and emerged victorious by 5 to 3.
2-Wydad-Raja (Saturday at 5:00 p.m.)
The Wydad-Raja derby has been flying over national football for seasons, playing the game of musical chairs, once it’s Wydad, another time it’s Raja. They exchange the baton. This is still the case this season. We will play the 10th day, they seem to stand out from the rest of the pack. A draw or a victory for the Reds will consolidate them, the Raja needs a victory to get back to his favorite opponent, the Wydad. The Tunisian coach of Raja plays his place on the bench. More and more contested, a negative result will be the pretext to have him ejected outside the El Oasis field. As usual, anything is possible. Such matches are played on the small details.
3- Man. United -Man. City (Saturday -13h00)
This is Ronaldo’s first since returning to the Premier League. This is the opportunity for coach Solskjaer to reaffirm the slight start since the beating received against Liverpool. For Guardriola and his family, the Mancunian derby is the opportunity to pass the surprise defeat, in addition at home, against Crystal Palace. For the public keen on English football, these are wonderful moments of spectacle in prospect.
4 -AC. Milan- Inter Milan (Saturday- 8:45 p.m.)
AC Milan made a smashing start with 7 straight Serie A wins. The Milanese are co-leaders with Napoli with 31 points. The Interists are 3rd with 24 points and remain on two consecutive victories. We will also play for supremacy at the local level. It’s a hot, exciting, intense and uncertain Derby.
5 -Bétis Sevilla-Sevilla FC (Sunday- 9:00 p.m.)
Before regaining the concentration of the national team which begins this Monday, Yassine Bounou will have to defend his posts in front of the other Sevillian club, Bétis. The two Andalusian teams compete for a place in the La Liga podium. The Sevilla FV (3th) has 24 points, the Seville Betis (5th) of 21. The teammates remain on a surprise defeat against the French club, Lille, in the Champions League last Wednesday.