Al-Shabab have gone three points clear at the top of the Roshn Saudi League after a 1-0 victory over Al-Adalah at Prince Abdullah bin Jalawi Sports City Stadium on Wednesday night.
The win means Al-Shabab have a maximum of 12 points from four matches, and have yet to concede a goal this season. Al-Adalah remain in 15th place with a solitary point from their four fixtures.
The only goal of the match came from Brazilian forward Carlos Junior after just four minutes, while the match saw the return of Saudi international Fahad Al-Muwallad, who came off the bench three minutes from the end.
In Wednesday’s other match, Al-Tai maintained their fine start to the season with a 1-0 win over Al-Fateh to stay in third place with nine points.
Al-Hilal, who have only played three matches, remain in second place with a maximum of nine points.
Thursday night’s matches will see Al-Batin host Al-Nassr, Al-Ettifaq face Al-Raed at home and Al-Ittihad take on Al-Khaleej in Jeddah.