Zamalek on Fire in the Egyptian League | VIDEO
Zamalek continued their recent revival with a third straight Egyptian Premier League win, securing an easy 2-1 win over second-bottom Nasr at Cairo Stadium on Friday.
Goals from central defender Mahmoud Alaa and defensive midfielder Mohamed Ashraf, who scored from a penalty, either side of the interval were enough to give Zamalek all three points although there were some nervy moments at the death when Nasr pulled one back in stoppage time.
Zamalek moved second with 18 points, two behind leaders Ismaily who have a game in hand on the White Knights.
Nasr remained second from bottom with four points, having drawn four times and lost as many matches in their opening eight games.