Arabian Gulf Cup
Matchday 3 of 3
Qatar vs UAE
Al-Minaa Olympic Stadium, Basra, Iraq
In the upcoming fixture of the Arabian Gulf Cup, Matchday 3 of Group B, Qatar will be up against UAE at the Al-Minaa Olympic Stadium in Basra. With a win and three points from two games played, Qatar stands 2nd in the points table. On the other hand, UAE stands 4th with zero points and has very vague chances of even winning against Qatar. Qatar has shown that they have improved significantly after the World Cup campaign. The last time these two sides played against each other, Qatar claimed a 5-0 comprehensive win.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
Qatar - Coming off a Defeat Against Bahrain (LWLLL)
From its last five games played, Qatar has managed to win only a single game, and that too was the opening game of the Arabian Gulf Cup. Qatar dismissed Kuwait (0-2) and bagged three important points, which is keeping them in the second spot of the table standings. Against Bahrain, Qatar’s play went against the planning, and they lost due to their own goal. However, Ahmed Alaaeldin started well, giving his side a pivotal lead in the 34th minute. For tomorrow’s clash, Qatar will also stand favorite because it leads the head-to-head stats with 14 wins from 30 games played between the two.
Key Players for Qatar
- A. Alaaeldin
- A. Surag
- A. Madibo
UAE - Has Lost Four of its Last Five Away Games (LLWLL)
Going in the contest, UAE is coming off two back-to-back defeats in the Arabian Gulf Cup. However, it will be playing for pride and determination, even though it has a very rare chance of securing a place in the semi-final. In the tournament so far, only Sebastian Tagliabue has managed to score a goal; otherwise, UAE is finding the conditions quite tough. Taking positives from the last game, UAE had a pass accuracy of 70% with a 54% possession. However, against Qatar, UAE might have to park the bus.
Key Players for UAE
- W. Abbas
- S. Tagliabue
Expert Betting Tips
For the upcoming contest, Qatar will be the outright favorite to win. The game total is likely to stay under 2.5 goals, with only Qatar scoring. UAE will struggle during most of the game time; however, we can see few individual performances.
- Qatar to Win for 2.55
- 1st Goal - Qatar for 2.05
- Total Under 2.5 for 1.65