Wydad Vs. Al Ahly Betting Odds & Preview (2nd Match, CAF Champions League Final 2022/23, June 11)
The first match of this final ended in a 2-1 Al Ahly win at home. Wydad will play in Morocco in the second leg, and a 1-0 win will be enough for them to take the title. The Red Castle is the defending champion after beating Al Ahly in last year’s CAF Champions League Final as well.
Wydad vs Al Ahly (2022/23 CAF Champions League Final) Key Info
Al Ahly are currently in first place in the Egyptian Premier League standings, four points above second place, with four games in hand as well. The Red Giants were in total control of the CAF Champions League’s first final game until the last few minutes. Al Ahly beat Esperance de Tunis and Raja Club Athletic on their way to the CAF CL Finals.
Wydad are currently in second place in the Botola Pro standings, one point below the first-place team, FAR Rabat. The Red Castle beat Mamelodi and Simba on their way to the CAF CL Finals. Wydad have beaten Difaa El Jadidi in the Moroccan Cup quarterfinals and will face Raja Casablanca in the semifinals.
|ℹ️ Tournament:||CAF Champions League 2022-23 Final, 2nd Game|
|🏟️ Venue:||Stade Mohamed V, Casablanca, Morocco|
|🗓️ Date:||11 June 2023|
|⏰ Time:||7 p.m. GMT on Sunday|
Wydad vs Al Ahly Preview and Stats
Wydad vs Al Ahly Odds
According to the best online football betting sites, Wydad are the home favorites in the second match at 2.25 (5/4). A draw is offered at 3.30 (23/10), while Al Ahly are the underdogs at 3.50 (5/2) to beat the Red Castle.
Wydad are coming off a 2-1 away loss to Al Ahly in the 1st game of the CAF Champions League final. Saifeddine Bouhrati scored the only goal for the Red Castle in that game, only four minutes after being substituted into the game. The Moroccan team can win the title with a 1-0 win because of the away goal rule.
Al Ahly SC
Al Ahly are coming off a 2-1 home win against Wydad Casa, which was poised by the late goal by the away side. Percy Tau and Mahmoud Kahraba scored the winning goals for the Red Giants in that game. The Egyptian team conceded a goal in the last five minutes of the match, which makes their mission to take the title a little harder. Al Ahly will get El Shenawy back in this game, and he is one of the best goalkeepers in Africa.
Wydad vs Al Ahly H2H
Al Ahly have had a slight advantage over the Moroccan team in the last few years. In the last nine head-to-head matches, Al Ahly won five, drew one, and Wydad won three. The Red Castle beat Al Ahly in last year’s CAF Champions League Final.
- Al Ahly 2-1 Wydad (4 June 2023)
- Al Ahly 0-2 Wydad (3 May 2022)
- Al Ahly 3-1 Wydad (21 October 2020)
- Wydad 0-2 Al Ahly (17 October 2020)
- Wydad 1-0 Al Ahly (4 November 2017)
Last Five Games
Al Ahly: WWWWW
CAF Champions League History
The African top club competition, CAF Champions League, started almost 50 years ago – in 1964. Like other football tournaments, it was rebranded by the Confederation of African Football in 1997 and now has a traditional groups stage + playoffs, with a two-match final approach. During the latest years, both Al Ahly and Wydad are among the most successful clubs in this competition, with the latest final being between them last year.
Last Five Winners
- 2022 – Wydad 2-0 Al Ahly
- 2021 – Al Ahly 3-0 Kaiser Chiefs
- 2020 – Al Ahly 2-1 Zamalek SC
- 2019 – Esperance de Tunis* 1-1 Wydad
- 2018 – Esperance de Tunis 3-0 Al Ahly
CAF CL Final 2023 Wydad vs Al Ahly Predictions
Al Ahly to Win or Draw @ 1.70 (7/10)
Al Ahly are in good form away, as they have won five and drawn one of their last six games. The Egyptian club has gone to the CAF Champions League Finals in four of the last five editions, so they have the experience to hold their lead here. The Red Giants are currently on a 15-game unbeaten streak.
The best betting sites in Africa have Al Ahly as favorites to win the title. The Red Giants can play on the counterattacks really well, and they will try to get away here with a draw, at least.
Total Goals – Over 2 @ 1.67 (7/10)
This could be an open game, especially if Al Ahly scores first. Wydad are averaging 3 goals per game in their last four matches, while the Egyptian team is averaging 2 goals per game in the same period. The CAF Champions League final game has been going over the total a lot lately.
Both Teams to Score @ 1.95 (Evs)
Wydad will have to score at least a goal to have a chance at winning the title, while Al Ahly are in great scoring form. The Moroccan team has scored at least one goal in seven of its last eight games. The Egyptian team failed to score only once in their last 20 matches.
Wydad vs Al Ahly Team News
Al Ahly will get their captain and first goalkeeper, El Shenawy, back in this game after missing the first leg, while Khalil will miss this match due to injury.
Wydad got their forward, Sambou, back in their last game, and he should be ready, while El Moutaraji picked up an injury in the first leg and is doubtful for this match.
Recommended Wydad AC vs Al Ahly SC Betting Tips
- Al Ahly to Win or Draw @ 1.70 (7/10)
- Both Teams to Score @ 1.95 (Evs)
The Egyptian team is coming into this second game with a one-goal lead, and with their current form, they are expected to hold this lead and get the title. Make sure you use our Wydad vs Al Ahly predictions and bet on them at online bookies sites or mobile betting apps to have more fun watching the game.