Saudi League After the Seventh round: Review, Stats and Facts.


The seventh round of the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Professional League was ended was rounded off by the match between Al-Nassr and Al-Fayhaa.

Al-Nassr are still at the top of the standings despite their draw against Al-Fayhaa (1-1) to get to the point 19. Al-Nassr are now one point from Al Hilal. They beat Al-Ittihad 3-1 to be the second with 16 points.

Al-Taawoun defeated Al-Batin 5-0 to be in the sixth place, while Al-Batin stopped at 4 points in 14th place.

Al Shabab beat Al Qadisiyah 2-1 to be seventh, while Al Qadisiya remained in 12th place. Al-Ettifaq hardly defeated Al-Hazem 1-0 to stay fifth, while Al-Hazem are in the ninth place With 8 points. Al-Faisaly passed Al-Raed 2-0 to reach point  7 in tenth place, and Al-Raed are in eleventh with 5 points.

Below are the highlights after the end of the round:

  1. 7 of the 8 games from the round ended with a winner and only one with a draw.
  2. The round saw 27 goals, 7 of them by Saudi players, 19 by foreigners and an own goal.
  3. The 27 goals were: 13 goals by the right foot, 10 goals by the left, 3 goals by the head, and an own goal.
  4. There were two penalties, Both penalties were in the same match Al Hilal vs Al Ittihad.
  5. Al Ahli win over Al Fateh (5-1) was the match with the most goals.
  6. There were 27 yellow cards and two red cards.
  7. Al-Hilal’s Gomis, Al-Taawoun’s Tawamba, and Al-Ettifaq’s Guanica are the top scorers with 5 goals each.
  8. Al-Taawoun are the strongest team offensively with 17 goals. Al-Nassr are the best team defensively with four goals conceded.
  9. Al-Batin and Al-Ittihad are the worst team defensively with 17  goals. They are also the worst offensively scoring only 3 goals.
  10. Al-Nassr and Al-Hilal have the most wins record with 6 victories each. It is worth noting that Al-Hilal have one match less.
  11. Al-Hilal have he best ongoing winning streak with six wins from 6 matches.

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