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The 2011–12 Al-Hilal FC season was Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club's 55th in existence and 36th consecutive season in the top flight of Saudi Arabian football. Along with Pro League, the club participated in the AFC Champions League, Crown Prince Cup, and the King Cup.

Al-Hilal
2011–12 season
PresidentSaudi Arabia Abdulrahman bin Musa'ad
ManagerGermany Thomas Doll
(until 22 January 2012)
Czech Republic Ivan Hašek
(From 23 January 2012)
StadiumKing Fahd Stadium
Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
SPL3rd
Crown Prince CupWinners
King Cup of ChampionsSemi-finals
AFC Champions League2012: Quarter-finals1
Top goalscorerLeague: Youssef El-Arabi (12)
All: Youssef El-Arabi (16)
Highest home attendance22,996 vs Al-Ahli
(29 September 2011, Pro League)
Lowest home attendance352 vs Al-Ettifaq
(14 April 2012, Pro League)
Average home league attendance7,470[1]

Contents

PlayersEdit

Squad informationEdit

Players and squad numbers.[2]
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Nat. Position Name Date Of Birth (Age)
Goalkeepers
28   GK Abdullah Al-Sudairy (1992-02-02)2 February 1992 (aged 20)
1   GK Khalid Sharhili (1987-02-03)3 February 1987 (aged 25)
30   GK Hassan Al-Otaibi (1977-10-16)16 October 1977 (aged 34)
Defenders
2   RB Sultan Al-Bishi (1990-01-28)28 January 1990 (aged 22)
17   CB Abdullah Al-Dawsari (1990-06-24)24 June 1990 (aged 22)
4   LB / CB Abdullah Al-Zori (1987-08-13)13 August 1987 (aged 24)
12   LB / RB Shafi Al-Dossari (1990-02-01)1 February 1990 (aged 22)
25   CB Majed Al Marshadi (1984-11-01)1 November 1984 (aged 27)
3   CB Osama Hawsawi (C) (1984-03-31)31 March 1984 (aged 28)
19   CB Mohammad Nami (1982-01-07)7 January 1982 (aged 30)
23   CB Hassan Khairat (1986-03-08)8 March 1986 (aged 26)
Midfielders
6   DM / CM Mohammed Al-Qarni (1989-11-24)24 November 1989 (aged 22)
5   CM / AM Abdulatif Al-Ghanam (1985-07-16)16 July 1985 (aged 26)
15   RM Ahmed Al-Fraidi (1988-01-29)29 January 1988 (aged 24)
10   AM / LW Mohammad Al-Shalhoub (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 31)
11   AM / LM Abdullaziz Al-Dawsari (1988-10-11)11 October 1988 (aged 23)
13   DM / CM / LB Salman Al-Faraj (1989-01-08)8 January 1989 (aged 23)
21   CM Adil Hermach (1986-06-27)27 June 1986 (aged 26)
24   LM / RM Nawaf Al-Abed (1990-01-26)26 January 1990 (aged 22)
29   RM Salem Al-Dawsari (1991-08-19)19 August 1991 (aged 20)
8   RM Christian Wilhelmsson (1979-12-08)8 December 1979 (aged 32)
Forwards
7   ST / CF Yoo Byung-soo (1988-03-26)26 March 1988 (aged 24)
9   ST / CF Youssef El-Arabi (1987-02-03)3 February 1987 (aged 25)
14   RW Saad Al-Harthi (1984-02-03)3 February 1984 (aged 28)
16   ST / CF Essa Al-Mehyani (1983-06-22)22 June 1983 (aged 29)

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Pro League 3rd 10 September 2011 14 April 2012
Crown Prince Cup Round of 16 Winners 21 December 2011 10 February 2012
2012 ACL Group stage Round of 161 7 March 2012 23 May 2012
King Cup of Champions Quarter-finals Semi-finals 22 April 2012 17 May 2012
Notes
  • Note 1: Al-Hilal qualified to the quarter-finals.

OverviewEdit

Competition Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Pro League 26 18 6 2 58 22 +36 069.23
King Cup of Champions 5 0 3 2 5 9 −4 000.00
Crown Prince Cup 4 4 0 0 14 3 +11 100.00
2012 ACL 7 4 3 0 17 8 +9 057.14
Total 42 26 12 4 94 42 +52 061.90
Source: Competitions

Pro LeagueEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Shabab (C) 26 19 7 0 50 16 +34 64 Qualification to AFC Champions League[a]
2 Al-Ahli 26 19 5 2 60 22 +38 62
3 Al-Hilal 26 18 6 2 58 22 +36 60
4 Al-Ettifaq 26 13 8 5 41 26 +15 47
5 Al-Ittihad 26 10 7 9 49 35 +14 37
Source: slstat.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Total goal difference; 5) Total goals scored; 6) Play-off (only for deciding champion, relegation and AFC competitions participation).
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ Al-Ettifaq secured qualification for the 2013 AFC Champions League due to Al-Ahli winning the 2012 King Cup of Champions

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
26 18 6 2 58 22  +36 60 9 3 1 31 13  +18 9 3 1 27 9  +18

Results by roundEdit

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
GroundAHAHAAHAAHHAHHAHAHHAAHHAAH
ResultWLWWWWWWWWWDDWDDLWWWDWWWWD
Position39433333322221134333333333
Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

Crown Prince CupEdit

King Cup of ChampionsEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Third placeEdit

2012 AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification HIL PER GRF SHA
1   Al-Hilal 6 3 3 0 10 7 +3 12 knock-out stage 1–1 2–1 2–1
2   Persepolis 6 3 2 1 14 5 +9 11 0–1 1–1 6–1
3   Al-Gharafa 6 1 3 2 7 10 −3 6 3–3 0–3 2–1
4   Al-Shabab 6 0 2 4 5 14 −9 2 1–1 1–3 0–0
Source: AFC
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

Knockout stageEdit

Round of 16Edit

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

Rank No. Pos Nat Name Pro League King Cup Crown Prince Cup 2012 ACL Total
1 9 FW   Youssef El-Arabi 12 0 0 4 16
2 7 FW   Yoo Byung-Soo 6 0 4 5 15
3 10 MF   Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 7 0 2 1 10
8 MF   Christian Wilhelmsson 5 2 1 2 10
4 24 MF   Nawaf Al-Abed 3 0 4 1 8
5 16 FW   Essa Al-Mehyani 5 0 1 0 6
6 15 MF   Ahmed Al-Fraidi 2 1 0 1 4
21 MF   Adil Hermach 2 1 0 1 4
29 MF   Salem Al-Dawsari 2 1 0 1 4
8 MF   Achille Emaná 4 0 0 0 4
7 4 DF   Abdullah Al-Zori 2 0 0 1 3
11 MF   Abdullaziz Al-Dawsari 2 0 1 0 3
8 3 DF   Osama Hawsawi 2 0 0 0 2
14 FW   Saad Al-Harthi 2 0 0 0 2
9 19 DF   Mohammad Nami 1 0 0 0 1
13 MF   Salman Al-Faraj 1 0 0 0 1
Total 58 5 13 17 93

AssistsEdit

Rank No. Pos Nat Name League King Cup Crown Prince Cup 2012 CL Total
1 10 MF   Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 6 0 2 1 9
15 MF   Ahmed Al-Fraidi 5 0 0 4 9
2 7 FW   Yoo Byung-Soo 4 0 1 2 7
3 9 FW   Youssef El-Arabi 4 0 0 1 5
21 MF   Adil Hermach 4 1 0 0 5
8 FW   Christian Wilhelmsson 2 0 0 3 5
4 24 MF   Nawaf Al-Abed 1 0 1 2 4
29 MF   Salem Al-Dawsari 3 0 1 0 4
5 2 DF   Sultan Al-Bishi 1 0 2 0 3
13 MF   Salman Al-Faraj 2 0 0 1 3
6 4 DF   Abdullah Al-Zori 2 0 0 0 2
7 19 DF   Mohammad Nami 1 0 0 0 1
11 MF   Abdullaziz Al-Dawsari 1 0 0 0 1
8 MF   Achille Emaná 1 0 0 0 1
16 FW   Essa Al-Mehyani 1 0 0 0 1
3 DF   Osama Hawsawi 1 0 0 0 1
Total 39 1 7 14 61

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Most Home Matches Attendance Average Teams". slstat.com. Saudi Pro League Statistics. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Al-Hilal Information for 2014–2015 league season". slstat.com. Retrieved 24 September 2015.

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