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Navbahor Namangan are playing on Thursday as they prepare for the AFC Champions League match against Al-Ittihad.
Our tips, poll and stats for Al-Ittihad v Navbahor Namangan can all be found here - as well as the best betting odds.
Al-Ittihad will want to continue from where they left off last time out with the 2-0 Professional League victory vs Al-Riyadh.
In that game, Al-Ittihad had 60% possession and 12 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Al-Ittihad was Abderrazak Hamed Allah (12', 90'). At the other end, Al-Riyadh had 7 shots on goal with 0 of them on target.
Matches involving Al-Ittihad have often been lively encounters of late with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six games, the sum total of 21 goals have been recorded for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 10 of these being chalked up by Al-Ittihad.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Samvel Babayan's Navbahor Namangan have turned their attacks into goals 10 times, earning them the goals per game average of 1.67.
Team News: Al-Ittihad
The Al-Ittihad boss will be grateful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this match with a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Navbahor Namangan
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the Navbahor Namangan boss Samvel Babayan has zero fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
We feel that in this game, Al-Ittihad can and should convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
However, Navbahor Namangan may well struggle to make a breakthrough but we do think it’s quite likely that they will be getting enough chances to score, too.
Accordingly, we see a pretty comfortable 3-1 winning score for Al-Ittihad when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: King Abdullah Sports City (62,345)
Captain: Karim Benzema
Chairman: Anmar Al Haily
Manager: Marcelo Gallardo
Competitions: Professional League position 5