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Al Hilal rises to top of Saudi Pro League with win over Al Shabab

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Star-studded Saudi side Al Hilal rose to the top of the Saudi Pro League on Friday with a 2-0 win over Al Shabab.

Rivals Al Ittihad left the door open earlier, failing to score in a goalless draw against Al Fayah.

Al Hilal’s Brazilian star Neymar missed a penalty in the first half, but made up for it with an assist to defender Kalidou Koulibaly for the game’s opener in the 68th minute.

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Al Hilal doubled their lead through Aleksandar Mitrovic in the 76th minute to seal the win.

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