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Umm Salal will be facing visiting opponents Al-Sailiya at Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in the Stars League tie on Wednesday.
Our Umm Salal v Al-Sailiya predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below (inc. the best betting odds).
Umm Salal fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 3-2 Stars League victory vs Al-Rayyan.
Umm Salal have really struggled up front in recent times. Their ‘goals for’ figure equals just 3 vs opposing sides during their last six outings. In those games, Barzan Falcons have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 10. Previous results aside, we’ll just have to find out if such a trend shall be maintained in this next game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Umm Salal:
- haven't lost in the league to Al-Sailiya in their previous 2 games.
- have left without a victory over Al-Sailiya in their previous 5 league games.
Al-Sailiya will come into the match following a 1-2 Stars League win to beat Qatar SC in their last match.
In 5 of the prior 6 clashes involving Al-Sailiya, a notably low volume of goals have been hit between them and opposing sides. The overall average goals scored per game within that spell works out to just 1.5, with the number of goals averaged by The Peregrines equalling 0.67.
Pre-game facts show that Al-Sailiya:
- haven't been defeated by Umm Salal when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 23/02/2018 shows us that Umm Salal have won 1 of these and Al-Sailiya 3, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
10 goals were scored between them in this period, with 3 from Barzan Falcons and 7 netted by The Peregrines. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
Team News: Umm Salal
Umm Salal manager Aziz Ben Askar will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this clash thanks to a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: Al-Sailiya
Owing to a fully injury-free group to pick from, Al-Sailiya boss Sami Trabelsi does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever before this match.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Al-Sailiya and Umm Salal could both find goals hard to come by here.
Let’s see what happens, but it could well be that we end up with scores level and two clean sheets. We’re therefore predicting a very even match with a 0-0 draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium (15,000)
Captain: Yannick Sagbo
Chairman: Sheikh Hamad bin Nasser Al Thani
Manager: Aziz Ben Askar
Competitions: Stars League position 10