Al-Hilal achieved a valuable victory over its guest, Al-Ettifaq, 3-0, on Saturday, in the 21st round of the Saudi Roshan Football League.
Odion Ighalo scored the first goal in the 15th minute, before Mohamed Kno added the second goal in the 34th minute.
In the last minute of the second half, Salem Al Dosari scored the third goal for Al Hilal.
Al-Hilal raised its score to 39 points in fourth place, while Al-Ettifaq’s balance froze at 23 points in eleventh place.
In another match at the same stage, Al-Shabab snatched a difficult 2-2 draw from its host Al-Raed.
Al-Raed took the lead in the 25th minute through Julio Tavares, before Alexandru Mitrita scored the second goal in the 37th minute.
In the 58th minute, Jegosh Krichowiak scored the goal to reduce the deficit for Al-Shabab, before Aaron Bubendza scored the second goal in the 75th minute.
Al-Shabab raised its score to 45 points in third place, while Al-Raed raised its score to 25 points in ninth place.