Al Hilal News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs. Al Ain

2017 runners-up fail to qualify from group stages with just 2 points from 5 games after loss to Al Ain

The Hazza bin Zayed Stadium opens its doors to the big Gulf Derby between Al Ain and Al Hilal on the 2nd of April 2018 in matchday 5 of the AFC Champions League.

Both teams are fighting for qualification in the group as they catch up with Al Rayyan and Esteghlal at the top of the table with 6 points, meanwhile Al Ain sit on 4 points and Al Hilal on two.

Al Hilal sit with 2 points at the bottom of the table after a poor campaign until now. They started off with a 0-0 draw against Al Ain, before losing 1-0 to Esteghlal. This was followedup by a 1-1 draw against Al Rayyan before losing in Qatar by a 2-0 score.

Al Hilal: Injuries, suspensions and line-up

Al Hilal will miss Abdulla Al Mayouf, Nawaf Al Abid, Abdulla Al Hafith, Hassan Kadesh and Majed Al Najrani due to injury. They will like start in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Ali Al Habsi

Mohammed Al Burayk - Mohammed Jahfali - Ali Al Blaihi - Yasser Al Shahrani

Abdulmalik Al Khaibary - Nicolas Milesi

Ezequiel Cerutti - Mohammed Al Shalhoub - Achraf Bencharki

Mujahid Al Mania