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Ittihad Kalba will visit Zabeel Stadium on Friday for the Arabian Gulf League fixture with home team Al-Wasl.
All Al-Wasl v Ittihad Kalba game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest betting odds.
Al-Wasl are hoping to win again following a 0-1 Arabian Gulf League success versus Al-Nasr.
Their latest results shine a light on the fact that not much more can be done by the Al-Wasl backline. The Cheetahs have kept it tight, with the total number of goals that have gone in at their end during their past 6 games standing at 4. Nevertheless, we must now wait to see whether that pattern shall persist in this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Al-Wasl:
- haven't lost in the league to Ittihad Kalba in their previous 3 matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Al-Jazira in Arabian Gulf League action, Ittihad Kalba and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The forward players for Ittihad Kalba have suffered from a lack of goals over their last 6 encounters, contributing the disappointing return of just 3. In those fixtures, The Tigers have also seen the overall goal aggregate of their opponents equal 11.
Ahead of this clash, Ittihad Kalba haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their most recent head to head clashes going back to 03/11/2016 shows that Al-Wasl have won 3 of them and Ittihad Kalba 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
14 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 9 from The Cheetahs and 5 netted by The Tigers. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
Team News: Al-Wasl
Al-Wasl manager Laurențiu Reghecampf will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of before this match thanks to a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Ittihad Kalba
Due to a completely injury-free group available for selection, Ittihad Kalba manager Jorge da Silva doesn’t have any fitness worries to report ahead of this clash.
Ittihad Kalba will surely be able to get a goal against this Al-Wasl lineup, although it is unlikely to be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re going for a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Al-Wasl when the full-time whistle blows. Let’s see what eventuates.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Zabeel Stadium (8,439)
Chairman: Rashed Belhoul
Manager: Laurențiu Reghecampf
Competitions: Arabian Gulf League position 7