2010 King Cup of Champions

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2010 King Cup of Champions
Country  Saudi Arabia
Dates 4 April 2010 (2010-04-04) – 7 May 2010 (2010-05-07)
Teams 8
Champions Al-Ittihad (7th title)
Runners-up Al-Hilal
Matches played 14
Goals scored 41 (2.93 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Saad Al-Harthi (5 goals)

The 2010 King Cup of Champions or "The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Cup of Champions", was the 35th season of King Cup of Champions since its establishment in 1957, and the 3rd under the current edition. Al-Shabab were the defending champion but they were eliminated by Al-Ittihad in semi-finals.

Al-Ittihad won their first title in the current edition and seventh overall after beating Al-Hilal 5–4 on penalties in the final.

Participating teams[edit]

Team Qualifying method App* Last App
Al-Hilal 2009–10 Professional League champions 3rd 2009
Al-Ittihad 2009–10 Professional League runners-up 3rd 2009
Al-Nassr 2009–10 Professional League 3rd place 3rd 2009
Al-Shabab 2009–10 Professional League 4th place 3rd 2009
Al-Wehda 2009–10 Professional League 5th place 3rd 2009
Al-Ahli 2009–10 Professional League 6th place 3rd 2009
Al-Hazm 2009–10 Professional League 7th place 3rd 2009
Al-Fateh 2009–10 Professional League 8th place 1st none

* Number of appearance in King Cup of Champions since the 2008 season.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                                     
6  Al-Ahli 0 3 3  
3  Al-Nassr 3 1 4  
  3  Al-Nassr 3 1 4  
  1  Al-Hilal 5 1 6  
1  Al-Hilal 3 5 8
8  Al-Fateh 1 0 1  
  1  Al-Hilal 0 (4)
  2  Al-Ittihad (p) 0 (5)
2  Al-Ittihad 4 0 4  
7  Al-Hazm 1 0 1  
  2  Al-Ittihad 2 2 4 Third place
  4  Al-Shabab 0 1 1  
4  Al-Shabab 1 0 1 4  Al-Shabab 1
5  Al-Wehda 0 0 0   3  Al-Nassr 3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Quarter-finals were played on 4, 5, 8 & 9 April 2010.[1]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Shabab 1–0 Al-Wehda 1–0 0–0
Al-Hilal 8–1 Al-Fateh 3–1 5–0
Al-Ittihad 4–1 Al-Hazm 4–1 0–0
Al-Ahli 3–4 Al-Nassr 0–3 3–1

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Semi-finals were played on 20–21 April and 2–3 May 2010.[1]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Al-Nassr 4–6 Al-Hilal 3–5 1–1
Al-Ittihad 4–1 Al-Shabab 2–0 2–1

First Leg[edit]

Second Leg[edit]

Third Place[edit]

Third place game was played on 6 May 2010.[1]

Final[edit]

Winner[edit]

King Cup of Champions
2010 Winners
Al-Ittihad
7th Title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup of Champions 2010". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 17 December 2015.