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Al-Tai will be visiting Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium on Thursday for the Professional League tie with home side Al-Ettifaq.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Al-Ettifaq v Al-Tai game including the latest game odds.
Al-Ettifaq will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-3 Professional League victory versus Abha.
For Al-Ettifaq, the goals were scored by Moussa Dembélé (58') and Robin Quaison (75'). Karl Toko Ekambi (98') scored for Abha.
It has been seldom in recent games where Al-Ettifaq haven’t conceded. In fact, Al-Ettifaq have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 6 goals in the process. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
In their previous game, Al-Tai drew 1-1 in the Professional League match with Al-Hazem.
The only name on the scoresheet from Al-Tai was Bernard Mensah (12'). Tozé (45') scored for Al-Hazem.
It has become apparent that Al-Tai have struggled for goals over their previous six encounters, contributing the disappointing return of just 3. In those matches, Faris Al Shamal have also seen the collective goal aggregate of their opponents equal 8.
Team News: Al-Tai
With a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Al-Tai boss doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
In our view, Al-Ettifaq will probably have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
In contrast, Al-Tai will not find it easy getting on the scoresheet but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be managing to get on the scoresheet here.
Our tip is for a decent 3-1 winning margin for Al-Ettifaq by the time that the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium (26,000)
Captain: Mohammed Al-Kuwaykibi
Chairman: Samer Al-Misehal
Manager: Steven Gerrard
Competitions: Professional League position 6