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 10. Al-Taraf 0-0 
 11. Al-Trgee 0-0 
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 13. Hajer 0-0 
Last:10/10/2017
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 2 GS Petroliers 2-2 
 3 Sporting 2-2 
 4 Al Fateh 1-3 
 5 Sagesse 1-3 
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 2 Al Gharafa 3-1 
 3 Al Mina 2-2 
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 5 As Seeb 0-4 
Last:11/17/2016

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Al Fateh 57% Oct.27 Al Hilal
Al Ansar 57% Oct.27 Al Ahli Jedd
Al Ittihad 57% Oct.27 Al Safa
Al Nasr 57% Oct.27 Al Salam
Al Wehda 57% Oct.27 Uhud
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Premier League Round 10: Al Ittihad defeats leader Al Ansar - Jan 9, 2013


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The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Al Ansar (8-2) in Medina on Thursday night. Hosts were defeated by Al Ittihad (9-1) 67-51. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Al Ansar. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 8-1 record before this meeting. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader. Al Ansar at the other side dropped to the second place with two games lost. They share the position with Al Wehda. Al Ittihad are looking forward to face Uhud (#5) in Medina in the next round. Al Ansar will play on the road against Al Ahli in Jeddah and is hoping to win this game.
Al Nasr's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after nine consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Al Jubail (0-9) 65-58. Al Nasr (1-9) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place. It was Al Jubail's seventh loss in a row. They still closes the standings with nine games lost. Al Nasr will play against higher ranked Al Khaleej (#10) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Al Jubail will play against Al Hilal in Riyadh and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game in Al Khobar was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Al Fath (7-3) played at the court of 7th ranked Al Nahdha (4-5). Al Fath defeated Al Nahdha 81-71 on Thursday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Al Nahdha. Al Fath maintains fourth position with 7-3 record, which they share with Uhud. Loser Al Nahdha dropped to the eighth place with five games lost. Al Fath will meet at home Al Qadisiya (#9) in the next round where they are favorite. Al Nahdha will play against Al Wehda in Mecca and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Riyadh. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 10th ranked Al Khaleej (2-8) to eighth ranked Al Hilal (5-5) 76-74 on Thursday evening. Al Hilal moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Al Ahli. Newly promoted Al Khaleej keeps the tenth position with eight games lost. Al Hilal's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Al Jubail (#12) at home where they are favorite. Al Khaleej will play against Al Nasr in Riyadh and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between 9th ranked Al Qadisiya (3-7) and third ranked Al Wehda (8-2) in Al Khubar on Thursday ended with biggest points difference. Guests from Mecca outscored Al Qadisiya 65-28. Al Wehda moved-up to second place, which they share with Al Ansar. Loser Al Qadisiya keeps the ninth position with seven games lost. Al Wehda will face Al Nahdha (#8) in Al Khobar in the next round where they are favorite. Al Qadisiya will play on the road against Al Fath in Al Hasa.

In the last game of round 10 Al Ahli was beaten by Uhud on the road 88-76.

Al Qadisiya - Al Wehda 28-65

The game between 9th ranked Al Qadisiya (3-7) and third ranked Al Wehda (8-2) in Al Khubar on Thursday ended with biggest points difference. Guests from Mecca outscored Al Qadisiya 65-28. Al Wehda moved-up to second place, which they share with Al Ansar. Loser Al Qadisiya keeps the ninth position with seven games lost. Al Wehda will face Al Nahdha (#8) in Al Khobar in the next round where they are favorite. Al Qadisiya will play on the road against Al Fath in Al Hasa.
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Al Nasr - Al Jubail 65-58

Al Nasr's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after nine consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Al Jubail (0-9) 65-58. Al Nasr (1-9) left bottom position moving up to eleventh place. It was Al Jubail's seventh loss in a row. They still closes the standings with nine games lost. Al Nasr will play against higher ranked Al Khaleej (#10) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Al Jubail will play against Al Hilal in Riyadh and hopes to get finally their first victory.
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Al Ansar - Al Ittihad 51-67

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Al Ansar (8-2) in Medina on Thursday night. Hosts were defeated by Al Ittihad (9-1) 67-51. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Al Ansar. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 8-1 record before this meeting. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader. Al Ansar at the other side dropped to the second place with two games lost. They share the position with Al Wehda. Al Ittihad are looking forward to face Uhud (#5) in Medina in the next round. Al Ansar will play on the road against Al Ahli in Jeddah and is hoping to win this game.
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Al Nahdha - Al Fath 71-81

The game in Al Khobar was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Al Fath (7-3) played at the court of 7th ranked Al Nahdha (4-5). Al Fath defeated Al Nahdha 81-71 on Thursday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Al Nahdha. Al Fath maintains fourth position with 7-3 record, which they share with Uhud. Loser Al Nahdha dropped to the eighth place with five games lost. Al Fath will meet at home Al Qadisiya (#9) in the next round where they are favorite. Al Nahdha will play against Al Wehda in Mecca and hope to secure a win.
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Al Hilal - Al Khaleej 76-74

A very interesting game took place in Riyadh. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 10th ranked Al Khaleej (2-8) to eighth ranked Al Hilal (5-5) 76-74 on Thursday evening. Al Hilal moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Al Ahli. Newly promoted Al Khaleej keeps the tenth position with eight games lost. Al Hilal's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Al Jubail (#12) at home where they are favorite. Al Khaleej will play against Al Nasr in Riyadh and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Uhud - Al Ahli 88-76

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fifth ranked Uhud's (7-3) home victory over 6th ranked Al Ahli (5-5) in Medina 88-76 on Thursday. Uhud moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Al Fath. Loser Al Ahli keeps the sixth position with five games lost. Uhud will face league's leader Al Ittihad in Jeddah in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Al Ahli will play at home against the league's second-placed Al Ansar (#2) in Medina.
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