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Umm Salal arrive at Al-Khor SC Stadium on Friday for the Stars League tie with hosts Al-Khor.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Al-Khor v Umm Salal are shown below including the latest game odds.
Al-Khor will be looking to improve on their last outing here after a 3-0 Stars League defeat in their last game at the hands of Al-Arabi.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Al-Khor haven’t conceded. It will be a concern for them that El Forsan have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 19 goals along the way.
Since being beaten in their last game against Al-Duhail in Stars League action, Umm Salal will be hoping to turn things around here.
Looking at their form, and Umm Salal have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 7 goals in all. At the back, Barzan Falcons can certainly do much better. Nonetheless, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend might persist here in this match.
Head to head
A glance at their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 09/02/2018 tells us that Al-Khor have won 2 of these games and Umm Salal 3, with the number of draws being 1.
A combined sum of 7 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 3 for El Forsan and 4 for Barzan Falcons. The average goals per game has been 1.17.
Team News: Al-Khor
Al-Khor boss Bernard Casoni has zero fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this clash with a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Umm Salal
Thanks to a completely injury-free group ready to go, Umm Salal boss Aziz Ben Askar doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this game.
We’re thinking that Umm Salal and Al-Khor may well end up cancelling each other out here.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We therefore see a very close game with a 1-1 scoreline when all is said and done.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Al-Khor SC Stadium (12,000)
Captain: Naif Mubarak
Chairman: Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed
Manager: Bernard Casoni
Competitions: Stars League position 11