El Entag beats Zamalek in the Egyptian League 2-1 | VIDEO

El Entag beats Zamalek in the Egyptian League 2-1 | VIDEO Zamalek’s Egyptian Premier League hopes were dealt a blow after they failed to take advantage of a slip-up...

El Entag beats Zamalek in the Egyptian League 2-1 | VIDEO

Zamalek’s Egyptian Premier League hopes were dealt a blow after they failed to take advantage of a slip-up by leaders Ahly to slump to a 2-1 defeat by El-Entag El-Harby in Cairo on Wednesday.

With Ahly playing out a 0-0 draw with Ismaily earlier in the day, Zamalek had a chance to narrow the gap to nine points with two matches in hand but they instead were undone by two first-half goals to suffer their second straight league loss.

Oumid Oukri made the most of a dreadful blunder from defender Mahmoud Hamdi to open the scoring midway through the first half and Tarek Taha doubled their lead to leave Zamalek with a mountain to climb.

Experienced striker Hossam Salama marked his debut with a goal on the stroke of halftime after arriving from Smouha in January but Zamalek failed to take their chances in the second half as El-Entag claimed a rare win.

The 2015 league winners are third in the table on 34 points, 12 behind defending champions Ahly who played two matches more.

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