Wydad Casablanca host Petro Atletico in the return leg of the CAFCL (CAF Champions League) semi final play-offs at the Stade Mohamed V (Casablanca) at 22:00 EAT .
They won the first leg 3-1, thanks to goals from Mbenza, Jabrane and an own goal by Tiago Azulao in the 16th minute giving them a win in Angola.
Petro Atletico’s goal was scored by Job in the 28th minute giving them a goal advantage as they travel to Casablanca.
Willian Soares will miss the second leg after getting a second yellow card in the 90th minute.
Petro Atlético coach, Portuguese Alexander Santos, said his team will play every minute of the second leg, believing that in football the whole match can change in five minutes.
He later added on that, they have to go to Casablanca with the aim of creating a surprise according to his statements on the official website of Petro Atlético.
For Petro Atletico to go through to the final, they have to beat Wydad 3-0 in the second leg.
Wydad will go into this game to make sure they defend their first leg win so that they progress to the CAFCL Finals.
A win for them today, will see them play against Al Ahly of Egypt who already won his first leg against ES Setif 4-0, ES Setif has to score 5 goals past Al Ahly to go to the final in the return leg.
Wydad Athletic Club has two CAF Champions League trophies and that was in 1992 and 2017, they are looking for the third this season.
Both teams are familiar with each other, however, Wydad Athletic Club have come on top five times while Petro Atletico have only won once against them with a game ending in a draw.
Start date: 13 May 2022 22:00 EAT
Location: Casablanca Venue: Stade Mohammed V