Zamalek Play Out 2-2 Draw In Cairo Derby.. Zamalek lead the Egyptian Premier League table by two points after on Sunday securing a 2-2 draw at the home of their fierce Cairo rivals Al-Ahly.
With the postponed match now out of the way, Zamalek sit top on 45 points from 21 matches, with Pyramids in second on 43 from the same number of games. Al-Ahly are in third with 41 points from 18 games.
Al-Ahly took the lead through Mohamed Sherif after only 12 minutes, but Zamalek turned the match around in the second half with goals by Achraf Bencharki on 68 minutes, and Shikabala with just a quarter-of-an-hour left to play.
But the home team managed to salvage a vital point when Salah Mohsen equalized 10 minutes from the end.
It was Zamalek’s third draw in the league this season, with 14 matches won and four lost. Meanwhile, it was the fifth time Al-Ahly have shared the points in the campaign, having won 12 matches and lost only one.