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2014–15 Al-Hilal FC season

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The 2014–15 season was the Al-Hilal Saudi Football Club's 58th in existence and 39th 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
2014–15 season
PresidentSaudi Arabia Abdulrahman bin Musa'ad
(until 14 February 2015)
Saudi Arabia Mohammad Al-Homaidani
(until end of the season)
ManagerRomania Laurențiu Reghecampf
(until 15 February 2015)
Romania Marius Ciprian (caretaker)
(16–28 February 2015)
Greece Giorgos Donis
(from 1 March 2015)
StadiumKing Fahd Stadium
Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium
SPL3rd
Crown Prince CupRunners-up
King CupWinners
Champions League2014: Runners-up
2015: Quarter-finals1
Top goalscorerLeague:
Nasser Al-Shamrani (13)

All:
Nasser Al-Shamrani (24)
Highest home attendance63,763 vs W.S. Wanderers
(1 November 2014, Champions League)
Lowest home attendance2,677 vs Hajer
(15 May 2015, Pro League)
Average home league attendance13,007[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) Moving from
Goalkeepers
1   GK Khalid Sharhili (1987-02-03)3 February 1987 (aged 28) Youth system
22   GK Fahad Al Thunayan (1986-08-26)26 August 1986 (aged 28)   Al-Taawon[3]
28   GK Abdullah Al-Sudairy (1992-02-02)2 February 1992 (aged 23) Youth system
32   GK Fayz Al-Sabiay (1982-10-09)9 October 1982 (aged 32)   Al-Ettifaq[4]
Defenders
2   RB Sultan Al-Bishi (1990-01-28)28 January 1990 (aged 25) Youth system
3   CB Yahya Al-Musalem (1987-01-07)7 January 1987 (aged 28)   Al-Raed[5]
4   LB / CB Abdullah Al-Zori (1987-08-13)13 August 1987 (aged 27)   Al-Nahda[6]
12   LB / RB Yasser Al-Shahrani (1992-05-22)22 May 1992 (aged 23)   Al-Qadisiyah[7]
17   CB Abdullah Al-Hafith (1992-12-25)25 December 1992 (aged 22)   Al-Ettifaq[8]
23   CB Kwak Tae-Hwi (1981-07-08)8 July 1981 (aged 33)   Al-Shabab[9]
26   CB Digão (1988-05-07)7 May 1988 (aged 27)   Fluminense[10]
33   CB Sultan Al-Deayea (1993-03-08)8 March 1993 (aged 22) Youth system
35   CB Ahmed Sharahily (1994-08-05)5 August 1994 (aged 20) Youth system
49   LB Abdullah Al-Shamekh (1993-05-28)28 May 1993 (aged 22) Youth system
70   CB / RB Mohammed Jahfali (1990-10-24)24 October 1990 (aged 24)   Al-Faisaly[11]
Midfielders
6   DM / CM Mohammed Al-Qarni (1989-11-24)24 November 1989 (aged 25) Youth system
7   CM / AM Thiago Neves (1985-02-27)27 February 1985 (aged 30)   Fluminense[12]
9   RM Hamed Al-Hamed (1987-08-26)26 August 1987 (aged 27)   Al-Ettifaq
10   AM / LW Mohammad Al-Shalhoub (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 34) Youth system
11   AM / LM Abdullaziz Al-Dawsari (1988-10-11)11 October 1988 (aged 26) Youth system
13   DM / CM / LB Salman Al-Faraj (1989-01-08)8 January 1989 (aged 26) Youth system
14   CM Saud Kariri (1980-06-08)8 June 1980 (aged 35)   Al-Ittihad[13]
18   DM Abdullah Otayf (1992-08-03)3 August 1992 (aged 22)   Al-Shabab
24   LM / RM Nawaf Al-Abed (1990-01-26)26 January 1990 (aged 25) Youth system
25   CM Faisel Darwish (1991-07-03)3 July 1991 (aged 23)   Al-Raed
29   RM Salem Al-Dawsari (1991-08-19)19 August 1991 (aged 23) Youth system
36   CM Abdullah Al-Ammar (1994-03-01)1 March 1994 (aged 21) Youth system
39   CM Abdulellah Al-Fadhl (1992-03-27)27 March 1992 (aged 23) Youth system
Forwards
15   ST / CF Nasser Al-Shamrani (1983-11-23)23 November 1983 (aged 31)   Al-Shabab
16   ST / CF Yousef Al-Salem (1985-05-04)4 May 1985 (aged 30)   Al-Ettifaq
19   RW Khalid Ka'abi (1992-05-24)24 May 1992 (aged 23) Youth system
20   ST / CF Yasser Al-Qahtani (C) (1982-10-11)11 October 1982 (aged 32)   Al-Qadisiyah
77   ST / RW Georgios Samaras (1985-02-21)21 February 1985 (aged 30)   West Bromwich Albion

TransfersEdit

InEdit

OutEdit

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

CompetitionsEdit

OverallEdit

Competition Started round Final
position / round
First match Last match
Pro League 3rd 8 August 2014 15 May 2015
2014 ACL Quarter-Final Runners-up 19 August 2014 1 November 2014
Crown Prince Cup Round of 16 Runners-up 23 December 2014 13 February 2015
2015 ACL Group stage Round of 161 25 February 2015 26 May 2015
King Cup Round of 32 Winners 10 March 2015 5 June 2015
Notes
  • Note 1: Al-Hilal qualified to the Quarter-finals.

OverviewEdit

Competition Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Pro League 26 16 6 4 46 17 +29 061.54
King Cup 5 4 1 0 18 5 +13 080.00
Crown Prince Cup 4 3 0 1 10 4 +6 075.00
2014 ACL 6 2 2 2 5 3 +2 033.33
2015 ACL 8 5 1 2 12 5 +7 062.50
Total 49 30 10 9 91 34 +57 061.22
Source: Competitions

Pro LeagueEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Nassr (C) 26 20 4 2 62 20 +42 64 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Al-Ahli 26 17 9 0 59 22 +37 60
3 Al Hilal 26 16 6 4 46 17 +29 54
4 Al-Ittihad 26 16 4 6 44 33 +11 52 Qualification to Champions League play-off round
5 Al-Shabab 26 11 7 8 37 31 +6 40
Source: FIFA.com ‹See Tfd›(in English)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-Head points; 3) Head-to-Head goal difference; 4)goal difference; 5) Goals scored
(C) Champion.

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 16 6 4 46 17  +29 54 10 1 2 31 8  +23 6 5 2 15 9  +6

Results by roundEdit

Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
GroundAHHHHAHHAAHAAHAAAAHAAHHAHH
ResultWWDWWWLWDDWLDWLDWWWWWWWDLW
Position31443344553443344444333333
Source: Competitive matches
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

Crown Prince CupEdit

Al-Hilal started the Crown Prince Cup directly in the round of 16, as one of last year's finalists.

King CupEdit

2014 AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Knockout stageEdit

Quarter-finalsEdit
Semi-finalsEdit
FinalEdit

2015 AFC Champions LeagueEdit

Group stageEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification HIL SAD FOO LOK
1   Al-Hilal 6 4 1 1 9 4 +5 13 Advance to knockout stage 2–1 2–0 3–1
2   Al-Sadd 6 3 1 2 9 9 0 10 1–0 1–0 6–2
3   Foolad 6 1 3 2 2 4 −2 6 0–0 0–0 1–0
4   Lokomotiv Tashkent 6 1 1 4 10 13 −3 4 1–2 5–0 1–1
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 2014 ACL 2015 ACL Total
1 15 FW   Nasser Al-Shamrani 13 4 3 3 1 24
2 7 MF   Thiago Neves 10 5 3 1 1 20
3 13 MF   Salman Al-Faraj 2 1 2 1 0 6
4 16 FW   Yousef Al-Salem 2 0 0 0 3 5
5 29 MF   Salem Al-Dawsari 3 1 0 0 0 4
24 MF   Nawaf Al-Abed 2 1 0 0 1 4
26 DF   Digão 1 3 0 0 0 4
8 20 FW   Yasser Al-Qahtani 3 0 0 0 0 3
9 10 MF   Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 1 0 0 0 1 2
14 MF   Saud Kariri 1 0 0 0 1 2
4 DF   Abdullah Al-Zori 1 0 0 0 1 2
12 DF   Yasser Al-Shahrani 1 0 0 0 1 2
23 DF   Kwak Tae-hwi 1 1 0 0 0 2
77 FW   Georgios Samaras 0 1 1 0 0 2
15 25 MF   Faisel Darwish 1 0 0 0 0 1
19 MF   Khalid Ka'abi 1 0 0 0 0 1
70 DF   Mohammed Jahfali 0 1 0 0 0 1
11 MF   Abdullaziz Al-Dawsari 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 43 18 9 5 11 86

AssistsEdit

Rank No. Pos Nat Name League Crown Prince Cup King Cup 2014 CL 2015 CL Total
1 7 MF   Thiago Neves 2 2 4 0 1 9
2 13 MF   Salman Al-Faraj 3 1 2 0 2 8
29 MF   Salem Al-Dawsari 4 1 1 2 0 8
3 15 FW   Nasser Al-Shamrani 4 0 1 2 0 7
4 25 MF   Faisel Darwish 5 0 0 0 0 5
4 DF   Abdullah Al-Zori 2 0 1 1 1 5
10 MF   Mohammad Al-Shalhoub 5 0 0 0 0 5
5 8 MF   Mehai Pintili 3 1 0 0 0 4
6 24 MF   Nawaf Al-Abed 2 0 0 1 0 3
7 12 DF   Yasser Al-Shahrani 1 0 0 0 1 2
16 FW   Yousef Al-Salem 0 0 2 0 0 2
77 FW   Georgios Samaras 2 0 0 0 0 2
8 11 MF   Abdulazez Al Dosari 1 0 0 0 0 1
14 MF   Saud Karriri 0 1 0 0 0 1
Total 34 6 6 8 4 63

ReferencesEdit

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