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The 2011 King Cup of Champions or "The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Cup of Champions", was the 36th season of King Cup of Champions since its establishment in 1957, and the 4th under the current edition.

2011 King Cup of Champions
Country Saudi Arabia
Dates28 May 2011 (2011-05-28) – 24 June 2011 (2011-06-24)
Teams8
ChampionsAl-Ahli (11th title)
Runners-upAl-Ittihad
Matches played14
Goals scored51 (3.64 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Mukhtar Fallatah (6 goals)
2010
2012

The tournament was won by Al-Ahli, who beat defending champions Al-Ittihad 4–2 on penalties in the final. It was their first title in current edition and eleventh title overall, they also qualified for 2012 AFC Champions League.

Contents

Participating teamsEdit

Team Qualifying method App* Last App
Al-Hilal 2010–11 Professional League champions 4th 2010
Al-Ittihad 2010–11 Professional League runners-up 4th 2010
Al-Ettifaq 2010–11 Professional League 3rd place 3rd 2009
Al-Shabab 2010–11 Professional League 4th place 4th 2010
Al-Nassr 2010–11 Professional League 5th place 4th 2010
Al-Ahli 2010–11 Professional League 6th place 4th 2010
Al-Faisaly 2010–11 Professional League 7th place 1st none
Al-Wehda 2010–11 Crown Prince Cup runners-up
2010–11 Professional League 13th place
4th 2010

* Number of appearance in King Cup of Champions since the 2008 season .

Fixtures and resultsEdit

BracketEdit

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                     
1 Al-Hilal 2 3 5  
7 Al-Faisaly 1 0 1  
  1 Al-Hilal 0 1 1  
  2 Al-Ittihad 3 1 4  
5 Al-Nassr 3 1 4
2 Al-Ittihad (a) 3 1 4  
  2 Al-Ittihad 0 (2)
  6 Al-Ahli (p) 0 (4)
13 Al-Wehda (a) 2 3 5  
3 Al-Ettifaq 1 4 5  
  13 Al-Wehda 2 1 3 Third place
  6 Al-Ahli 2 4 6  
4 Al-Shabab 0 1 1 1 Al-Hilal 6
6 Al-Ahli[A] 3 0 3   13 Al-Wehda 3

Quarter-finalsEdit

Quarter-finals were played on 28, 29 May and 10, 11 June 2011.[1]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Hilal 5–1 Al-Faisaly 2–1 3–0
Al-Nassr 4–4 (a) Al-Ittihad 3–3 1–1
Al-Wehda 5–5 (a) Al-Ettifaq 2–1 3–4
Al-Shabab 1–3 Al-Ahli 0–3[A] 1–0

First LegEdit

Notes
  1. ^ The SAFF Disciplinary Committee decided to award the quarter-final first leg to Al-Ahli against Al-Shabab as a 3–0 forfeit win after Al-Shabab were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player. The game originally ended 2–1 to Al-Shabab.[2]

Second LegEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-finals were played on 15, 16, 19 & 20 June 2011.[3]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Hilal 1–4 Al-Ittihad 0–3 2–2
Al-Wehda 3–6 Al-Ahli 2–2 1–4

First LegEdit

Second LegEdit

Third placeEdit

Third place game was played on 23 June 2011.[4]

FinalEdit

WinnerEdit

King Cup of Champions
2011 Winners
Al-Ahli
11th Title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Quarterfinals". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  2. ^ "الاتحاد السعودي يُنهي قضية "السعران" ويعتبر الأهلي فائزاً على الشباب" (in Arabic). Al Arabiya. 6 June 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Simefinal". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Third Place". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 16 December 2015.