Al-Hilal won the Saudi Football League for the 18th time in its history and the third in a row, following the 2-1 victory over Al-Faisaly, who were relegated to the Second Division, at the end of the thirtieth and final leg.
Al-Hilal scored Nigerian Odion Ighalo double (7 and 64), while Clayson Vieira scored Al-Faisaly’s goal (70).
With this win, Al Hilal increased his score to 67 points, two points ahead of Al Ittihad, who tied negatively with host Al Batin, while Al Faisaly’s balance froze to 33 points in fourteenth place and was eliminated from the limelight in the league.
Although Al Hilal was 8 points behind Al Ittihad, the “former leader” at the end of stage 26, it failed to raise the white flag and managed to take six consecutive wins, including two in two postponed matches, helping to preserve of the title.
Nigerian Ighalo managed to win the league’s top scorer with 24 goals, 4 goals ahead of his closest competitor.
On the other hand, the 2016 champion Al-Ahly club was also officially relegated to the Second Division for the first time in its history, after a negative draw with Al-Shabab.
Although Al-Ahly increased his score to 32 points, those points were not enough, so he joined Al-Faisaly and Al-Hazm.
After catching up to the lead, Al-Ittihad was satisfied with a goalless draw against his guest Al-Batin to remain in second place with 65 points, while Al-Batin managed to avoid relegation after bringing the score to 33 points in thirteenth place. had increased, thanks to direct confrontations with Al-Faisaly, who has the same balance.
Al-Nassr defeated Al-Fateh 2-1. The Argentine victory Betty Martinez scored “14” and the Uzbek Jalaluddin Masharipov “90 + 5”, while Ayman Al-Khalif scored “37” for Al-Fateh.
Brazilian Anderson Talisca missed a penalty for Al-Nassr (58) before being shown a red card in the 73rd minute.
Al-Nasr, who had previously secured third place, increased his score to 61 points, while Al-Fateh stayed on the previous score with 35 points in eighth place.