After getting sent off in the last match against ENPPI, Ramadan Sobhy was excluded from the squad set to face Smouha on Tuesday at Alexandria Stadium, with Ahmed El-Sheikh his replacement.
Moreover, Jol excluded John Antwi, Bassem Ali, Mohamed Naguib, Ahmed Hamdy and Ahmed Rabie.
Al Ahly squad:
Goalkeepers: Sherif Ekramy, Ahmed Adel, Mosaad Awad.
Defenders: Saad Samir, Sabry Rahil, Ramy Rabia, Mohamed Hany, Ahmed Hegazy, Hussien El-Sayed, Ahmed Fathy.
Midfielders: Abdallah El-Said, Hossam Ghaly, Saleh Gomaa, Walid Soliman, Hossam Ashour, Ahmed El-Sheikh, Momen Zakaria, Amr El-Sulaya.
Forwards: Emad Meteb, Malick Evouna, Amr Gamal.
Al Ahly top the league with 53 points, while Smouha lie in 4th place with 41 points, one point behind second-placed Zamalek. The Reds are looking to make up for their loss against Smouha in the first round and momentarily increase the cushion over rivals Zamalek to 14 points.