Al Ahly went on to win the game 5-3 against their rivals in a league match played at Cairo International Stadium on Friday.
Abou Gabal opened the scoring in the 16th minute with an own goal that gave Al Ahly a lead, with Maaloul scoring a penalty that gave Al Ahly a two-goal lead in the 20th minute.
Sherif made it three in the 25 minutes, with the game going to half-time with the scoreline of 3-0.
Six minutes after the start of the second half, Fathi pulled one back for Zamalek with Dieng scoring for Al Ahly just after two minutes.
In the 65th minute, Maaloul scored his second goal again a penalty to make the scoreline 5-1 with Zamelek pulling two back in the last 10 minutes of the match, Zico scoring in the 80th minute, and Bencharki in the 90th minute to make the scoreline 5-3.
Al Ahly is fined R47 000 after their coaching staff got on the field while celebrating goals that their side scored with Zamalek fined for the same reason.
After the game, Al Ahly is the log leader of the Egyptian Premier League with 9 points from 3 games this season and Zamalek is in 5th place on the log with 6 points from 3 games.
Zamalek's next two fixtures are against Ismaily on Friday the 19th of November in an away game, then they play against National Bank at home on Monday the 22nd of November.
Al Ahly plays against Al Mokawloon at home on Friday the 19th of November, then on Monday the 22nd of November they face El-Mahalla in an away fixture.
Source: Soccer Laduma
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