Al Ahly manager Pitso Mosimane preferred to count on three players in the midfield to put pressure on the opponent’s midfield.
The Red Devils destroyed Ismaily after a sensational performance and they are 3 points away from clinching their beloved trophy.
The Egyptian winger wore the Egyptian flag during the ceremony as he became the first Egyptian player to win a Premier League medal.
Maaloul, 30, established himself as one of the key players in the Red Devils' squad since he joined Al Ahly from his childhood club, Club Sportif Sfaxien.
Al Ahly Tunisian left back Ali Maaloul opened the score from a free kick as his shot was deflected by Sundowns defender to grant Al Ahly an early lead.
Al-Ahly won the first leg 2-0 at Cairo stadium thanks to two goals from the team Tunisian left back, Ali Maaloul.
More than 40k Al Ahly fans attended the game at Cairo stadium and witnessed Al Ahly's 2_0 win over the South African giants.
The Tunisian missed Al-Ahly’s recent games at the league and CAF Champions League after he suffered a muscular injury during Al-Ahly’s loss to Etoile du Sahel.
El Solia suffered an injury during Al-Ahly 5-1 victory over Aswan before the international break and he was forced to miss the national team camp.
Al-Ahly defeated Arab Contractors 3-1 at Borg El Arab Stadium to reach 77 points and win the 41st league title in the club’s history.
Al-Ahly defeated Arab Contractors 3-1 on Wednesday night at Borg El Arab Stadium to secure the team’s 41st Egyptian League Title.
Giresse dropped Al-Ahly’s left back, Ali Maaloul, from the final squad that will travel to Egypt.
Maaloul received the ball on the edge of the box and shot the ball to the back of the net to score Al-Ahly's first goal in the game.
Tunisian fans hope to see their national team achieving the African title for the second time in their history as they won the title once in 2004 at home.
Ali Maaloul lead the way with two assists as Al Ahly reached the quarter-finals of CAF Champions League in style by thrashing JS Saoura 3-0 at home
Veteran coach Faouzi Benzarti is to return for a third stint in charge of Tunisia's national team, 24 years after his first, after agreeing a two-year contract, the Tunisian Football Federation said on Sunday.
Tunisia head coach Nabil Maaloul has stepped down from his role with the national team to join Al Duhail as their new manager, the Qatari club has said.
Tunisia were the first African country to win a World Cup finals game, beating Mexico in Argentina in 1978, but have since drawn four and lost nine.
Tunisia or as they prefer to be called, Carthage Eagles, is placed in a strong group alongside England, Belgium and Panama.
The Tunisian team will miss Youssef Msakni, as he picked up a knee injury during his participation with his Qatari club, Al Duhail.