Al Ahly permutations: What do Tau & co need to qualify against ‘fishermen’ Al Hilal after Mamelodi Sundowns slip-up?

Percy Tau of Al Ahly, Marcelo Allende of SundownsGetty Images

Mamelodi Sundowns and Al Ahly are enjoying diverse fortunes as they approach the final game of their Caf Champions League group stage campaign, following a dramatic penultimate gameweek.

While Percy Tau excelled as the Brazilians blew away Coton Sport 4-0 away, Sundowns were held 1-1 by Al Hilal following a disastrous Ronwen Williams error.

Sundowns’ draw means they miss out on consolidating top spot in the group, whereas the extra point for Hilal makes life a little tougher for Ahly as the African giants look to avoid elimination.

Here’s how Group C looks with one game to go, and what Sundowns need to do to top the group and Ahly need to avoid elimination.