Al-Hilal suffered a heavy 5-0 defeat against England’s Newcastle United at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh as part of the Diriyah Cup of the Season.
The goals of the match were opened by Gilinton Cassio in the 15th minute, then the same player added a second goal in the 44th minute, and the first half ended with the English team taking the lead with a clean double.
As the second half began, Miguel Almiron scored the third and fourth goals in the 60th and 70th minutes, followed by Dylan Gay’s fifth and final goal in the 80th minute.
This match will take place as part of the two teams’ preparations for the resumption of local football activity in the two countries, which is currently on hold due to the 2022 FIFA World Cup being held in Qatar.
And Newcastle have set up camp in Saudi Arabia in preparation for the friendly matches of the tournament, which will last until 10 December.