FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers: Game Week 2
Stadium: Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium
21st November 2023
Syria will welcome Japan at Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium in Game Week 2 of the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. Japan are rightly going into the game as the favourites. Who will come out on top after 90 minutes?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The team playing on their home turf is entering the match after securing a 1-0 win over Korea DPR last week. The decisive factor in the game was Omar Al Somah's penalty in the 37th minute.
Under Fajr Ibrahim's management, Syria has scored a total of 5 goals in their last six matches. Conversely, they have conceded 6 goals in the same period.
Syria Predicted Lineup
Ibrahm Alma (GK), Abdul Weiss, Thaer Krouma, Khaled Kerdagli, Amr Al Midani, Ammar Ramadan, Ezequiel Ham, Mahmoud Al Mawas, Mohammed Osman, Omar Khadin, Omar Al-Somah.
Japan will enter the upcoming match on the heels of a 5-0 victory against Myanmar in the WC Qualifiers - Asia.
In that particular game, Japan dominated possession with an 83% share and unleashed 31 shots at goal, 15 of which were on target. Ayase Ueda (11', 45', 50'), Daichi Kamada (28'), and Ritsu Dōan (86') were the goal-scorers for Japan, while Myanmar failed to register any attempts on goal.
Illustrating a tendency for high-scoring encounters, there have been a total of 28 goals in Japan's last 6 matches, averaging 4.67 goals per game. Their opponents managed to score 5 of these goals. While historical results provide insight, only time will reveal whether this trend will continue in the upcoming match.
Japan Predicted Lineup
Keisuke Osako (GK), Seiya Maikuma, Shogo Taniguchi, Koki Machida, Yuta Nakayama, Ao Tanaka, Wataru Endo, Ritsu Doan, Takumi Minamino, Yuki Soma, Ayase Ueda.
Syria vs Japan Expert Tips
Syria secured a win in their initial qualifying match against North Korea, positioning themselves as contenders for advancement to the next round.
Japan, consistently formidable in recent months, is expected to commence the game with vigour, aiming to establish dominance early on.
Under Hajime Moriyasu's guidance, the team has displayed relentless form, especially in their offensive prowess, accumulating 29 goals in their last seven matches. A decisive victory is anticipated for the Japanese side in this encounter. We expect lot of goals in this game.