TP Mazembe held Pyramids to a scoreless attract a recreation they dominated and had possibilities to win within the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday.
In the nineteenth minute, Ali Gabr’s header from an Abdallah Said freekick went straight to the keeper, whereas Omar Gaber had the best likelihood of the sport.
Fagrie Lakay slipped him by way of on objective with a backheel as the suitable again went on a daunting run down the wing. His one-on-one with the goalkeeper, although, was saved.
They got here close to once more 5 minutes earlier than the break, however have been denied by the upright when Ibrahim Adel’s low effort from a decent angle beat the keeper however got here off the underside of the publish.
The dwelling crew pushed Mazembe within the second half, however the Congolese giants doggedly defended. Pyramid’s Ahmed Samy got here shut with seven minutes remaining, however his long-range drive was deflected towards the crossbar.
Mazembe nearly snatched the win within the opening minute of added time, however John Bakata’s drive from inside the space was brilliantly stopped by the keeper.
Meanwhile, Al Ittihad and Al Ahli Tripoli performed to a scoreless tie in a Libyan derby on the June 11 Stadium in Tripoli.