Cedric Amissi scores in Al Taawoun’s defeat to Al Faisaly


The Burundi global midfielder was on goal for the Wolves, albeit, were on the losing side against the Burgundy

Cedric Amissi scored Al Taawoun’s sole purpose in Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat to Al Faisaly at a Saudi Professional League fixture.

The Burundi global defeat goalkeeper Mustafa Malayekah at the 63rd second yet his side stopped on the losing side within Al Majma’ah Sports City Stadium.

With soccer coming into the Asian nation following a lengthy hiatus because of the epidemic of Covid-19 pandemic, Al Faisaly took an early lead throughout Ahmed Al-Fiqi at the ninth minute courtesy of Igor Rossi’s assist.

The Burgundy held to the slender edge heading to the half-time fracture as Malayekah denied that the visitors out of equalising due to his courageous saves.

Al Taawoun began the second half just like a wounded creature and were honored 18 minutes from resume since the 30-year old found the internet with a cool end.

Notwithstandingthe hosts recovered their guide via Guilherme Augusto who fired past goalkeeper Hussain Shaian seven minutes afterwards.

This proved to be the winning attack as no goals have been scored for the rest portion of the experience.

Amissi’s goal was his fifth 19 Saudi Arabia topflight looks so far this year. He had been on parade from begin to finish for Vitor Campelos’ side. Cape Verde global Heldon Ramos has been an artificial substitute for the Wolves.

Defeat leaves Al Taawoun from the league’s eighth standing with garnered 32 points from 23 league excursions as Al Faisaly increased to fifth after accruing 38 points in precisely the exact same amount of games.

Unbeaten in their last four outings, Al Faisaly traveling to Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium on Sunday to get a date with Damac, as Al Taawoun trip ninth-placed Al Shabab on Monday.

Amissi combined the Saudi Arabian outfit in 2017 from Portuguese side Uniao da Madeira and helped them win the 2019 Kings Cup. He’d represented Prince Louis, Rayon Sports and FC Chibuto.

On the global scene, the midfielder boasts of 45 caps to the Burundian national group with 10 goals to his credit. He had been a part of Olivier Niyungeko’s squad into the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in which the nation failed to qualify from Group B which also paraded Nigeria, Guinea and Madagascar. 


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