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Ittihad Kalba will be visiting Al Nahyan Stadium on Friday for the Arabian Gulf League game with home side Al-Wahda.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Al-Wahda v Ittihad Kalba are shown on this page - along with the latest match odds.
Al-Wahda, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 2-0 Arabian Gulf League success over Al-Jazira.
At least three goals per match have been seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where Al-Wahda have been involved. Opposition teams scored 9 of them in these games while The Clarets totted up 13.
Ittihad Kalba will go into the encounter following on from a 2-1 Arabian Gulf League win to defeat Khorfakkan in their previous game.
Indicating their involvement in action-packed matches, goals have been celebrated 22 times in the previous six games in which Ittihad Kalba have sent out their troops, yielding an average of 3.67 goals each clash. Opposing teams have got 10 of those goals. That being said, we’ll just have to find out if the trend will persist here in this match.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 19/11/2016 tells us that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Ittihad Kalba. They have not been able to get any wins at all whereas Al-Wahda have just been stronger than them, winning in 67% of those games played.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 26 in total at an average of 4.33 goals per match.
Team News: Al-Wahda
Luvannor (Knock) and Nicolás Milesi (Unknown Injury) won’t be playing for Al-Wahda .
Team News: Ittihad Kalba
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad to choose from, Ittihad Kalba manager Jorge da Silva has no fitness worries whatsoever before this match.
Our feeling is that Al-Wahda can and should be able to create a good number of chances & successful shots on target.
In contrast, Ittihad Kalba will be up against it to score a goal of their own although we do think that they will probably end up being dangerous for periods.
We’re tipping a comfortable 3-1 winning margin for Al-Wahda at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Al Nahyan Stadium (15,000)
Captain: Ismail Matar
Chairman: Diab Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan
Competitions: Arabian Gulf League position 7