Coach Sabri Lamouchi described the team’s final match in the group league of the AFC champions league against Al Ahli Saudi team with the big battle and Lamouchi said in the press conference that was held today at 5pm in the press conference hall in king Abdullah sports city : " Final match that we are waiting to achieve victory in it to qualify to the round of 16 of the championship and it will a big match against a big team and we have to be very focused inside the stadium to achieve the desired result , and the match will not be easy on us or on Al Ahly team because both teams will enter with no choice but to achieve victory ".

Coach said : " Our last loss against Al Shorta was not because of the pressure but because of lack of focus inside the stadium but it is our first loss and before it we presented big matches and achieved good results that put us in the top place of the group , and now we do not have many choices but only one choice against a big team , but we will play with our known way to achieve victory , and in these matches everyone knows that who make mistakes pay for them " .

Coach concluded by : " We need to find the perfect list in the middle of the absence of Mehdi Benatia and Abdullah Al Ahrak , but I trust the abilities of the team’s players , and I trust their clear desires to achieve victory without looking at the result of Isteghlal and Al Shorta Iraqi team " .