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Zamalek have beaten their bitterest rivals – Al Ahly to the 2020/21 Egyptian Premier League title with a match to spare following a 2-0 win over El-Entag El-Harby on Tuesday.

A goal in each stanza from Zizo and Bencharki ensured the White Knights accomplish their dream.

Zizo gave Zamalek the lead in the sixth minute with a left-footed strike from the centre of the box after he was teed up by Achraf Bencharki.

After breaking the deadlock, Patrice Carteron’s men went defending from deep, trying to absorb the pressure as El Entag kept attacking but could not break Zamalek down.

El Entag kept pressurizing the champions in the second stanza but, Bencharki sealed the deal for Zamalek in the 88th minutes having head home Hamza Mathlouthi’s cross.

Meanwhile, Al Ahly’s run of annexing a fifth consecutive league titles came to an end after they were held by El Gouna in a six-goal thriller in a penultimate match at El Gouna Stadium.

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