The loss to Egypt’s Al-Ahly was not the only shock for the Saudi club Al-Ittihad; for a long time, the first football team was threatened with losing one of its stars.
Al-Ittihad lost 3-1 to Al Ahli in the second round of the 2023 Club World Cup hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Friday night.
At the beginning of the second half, Al-Ittihad Commodore’s right back Muhannad Shanghidi was “injured”. Officially replaced.
Physiotherapist Thamer Al-Shahrani said: “The Etihad star suffered a hamstring injury. Because (of the quick start), in the first two minutes of the second half. “
On Friday evening, Shahrani explained through his official account on the “X” platform that based on the manner of the injury, the player most likely suffered a “ruptured” muscle.
Muhannad Al-Shanqeeti’s absence from Al-Ittihad Club’s first-team squad will be extended from 10 days to approximately six weeks, a physio has revealed.