Sunday 16 August 2020
Football fans are on a date in the coming days with a fiery week, led by the upcoming summit that will bring together Al-Ahly and Zamalek in the Egyptian Premier League championship, as well as the final matches of the European Champions League and the European League.
The start of the excitement will be with the golden square of the European League championship, where Manchester United meet with Seville, Spain, this evening, Sunday, in the semi-final, then Inter Milan will meet with Shakhtar of Ukraine on Monday.
On the same date of the Inter and Shakhtar meeting at nine o’clock in the evening, Al-Ahly will resume the campaign to defend its title in the league by facing Aswan in the 20th round of the competition, which is preceded by two confrontations between Enppi and Samouha, and Al-Muqawloon and El-Entag El Harby.
Although the European League champion qualified for the group stage of the Champions League the following season, the competition is sometimes poorly placed when compared to the Champions League, which generates large financial returns for its participants.
The Champions League semi-final kicks off on Tuesday with a strong confrontation between Paris Saint-Germain, France, and Leipzig, Germany, in a match hosted by the Al-Noor Stadium in Lisbon, where Portugal hosts the tournament due to the Corona pandemic.
On the same date, Zamalek will play against Masr at the Military College stadium in the 20th round of the league competition, and that day will witness the establishment of three other matches between Tanta and Haras al-Hodoud, Al-Maqsas and El-Gouna, Al-Ittihad and Al-Masry.
On Wednesday, Bayern Munich will face the French team Lyon at Jose Alvalade in the semi-finals of the European Champions League, to reserve the second card to the final match of the continental competition and face the winner of the Paris and Liesbeg match.
On Friday, the European League final match will be held at the “Rhein Energy Stadion” in Cologne, Germany, where the winner of the Manchester United and Seville meeting with the winner of the match between Inter and Shakhtar in the semi-final round.
Then comes the turn on the upcoming summit between Zamalek and Al-Ahly at the Cairo International Stadium in the 21st week of the League on Saturday, and that will be the first confrontation between them in the version of this season after the withdrawal of the Whites in the first round.
The matches of the 21st round of the league championship will be opened with the holding of three other matches preceding the Zamalek and Al-Ahly summit, which begins at nine in the evening, where Tala`a El-Geish meet with Tanta, El-Gouna and Masr Club, then Al-Masry with Egypt Al-Maqsat.
That fiery week’s competitions conclude with the strongest matches of the most expensive competition, where the final match of the European Champions League will be held next Sunday at Al-Nour Stadium, where the winner of the Bayern and Lyon meeting with the winner of the Paris and Leipzig match.
The schedule for this week’s matches is as follows.
Sunday, August 16:
Seville and Manchester United, “9 pm” … European League semi-final.
Monday, August 17:
Inter Milan and Shakhtar “9 pm” … semi-final of the European League.
Al-Ahly and Aswan “9 pm” … the 20th round of the Egyptian League.
Tuesday, August 18:
Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain “9 pm” … Champions League semi-final.
Egypt and Zamalek Club, “9 pm” … the 20th round of the Egyptian League.
Wednesday, August 19:
Bayern Munich and Lyon, “9 pm” … Champions League semi-final.
Friday, August 21:
The final match of the European League “9 pm”.
Saturday, August 22:
Zamalek and Al-Ahly “9 pm” … the 21st round of the Egyptian League.
Sunday, August 23:
The final match of the Champions League, “9 pm”.