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Al-Arabi come up against visiting club Al-Wakrah at Grand Hamad Stadium in the Stars League fixture on Saturday.
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Al-Arabi will be looking to improve on their last outing here after the 5-4 Stars League defeat in their last game at the hands of Al-Gharafa.
In that game, Al-Arabi had 61% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 8 on target. The scorer for Al-Arabi was Youssef Msakni (44'). Al-Gharafa had 12 shots on goal with 10 of them on target. Yacine Brahimi (4'), Ferjani Sassi (15'), Yohan Boli (53') and Farid Boulaya (89') scored for Al-Gharafa.
Matches featuring Al-Arabi have tended to be entertaining encounters recently with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six games alone, the sum of 24 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 4 goals per game) with 11 of these accredited to Al-Arabi.
Al-Wakrah will go into this clash after a 1-0 Stars League win over Qatar SC in their previous game.
In that game, Al-Wakrah had 47% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player to score for Al-Wakrah was Hamdi Fathi (37'). Qatar SC got 11 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
Tintín Márquez's Al-Wakrah have slotted home 11 times throughout their previous six matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches comes to 5.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head clashes going back to 24/10/2020 tells us that Al-Arabi have won 3 of these games & Al-Wakrah 2, with the tally of drawn results being 1.
In all, 15 goals were produced between them in these games, with 8 for Fareeg Al-Ahlam and 7 being from The Blue Wave. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The last league clash between these clubs was Stars League match day 20 on 29/04/2023 when it ended Al-Arabi 1-2 Al-Wakrah.
Team News: Al-Arabi
The Al-Arabi manager has no fitness worries to speak of coming into this game thanks to a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Al-Wakrah
Due to a completely injury-free group available for selection, the Al-Wakrah boss Tintín Márquez has no fitness worries to report before this match.
In our view, Al-Wakrah will likely be able to find the net against this Al-Arabi lineup, however it is unlikely to be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re expecting a narrow 2-1 advantage for Al-Arabi by the conclusion of the game. There shouldn’t be much in it, either way.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Grand Hamad Stadium (13,000)
Chairman: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad bin Jaber Al-Thani
Competitions: Stars League position 8