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The Botola meeting at their ground on Friday sees home team Ittihad Riadi Tanger lock horns with FAR Rabat.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Ittihad Riadi Tanger v FAR Rabat can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Ittihad Riadi Tanger
Ittihad Riadi Tanger will be looking for a repeat result of the 1-2 Botola victory vs Chabab Mohammedia.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Ittihad Riadi Tanger have shown defensive steel. The facts show that IR Tanger have been scored against in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 11 goals on the way. Such a trend might not be continued into this next game, however.
A look at their previous results shows us that Ittihad Riadi Tanger:
- have left without a victory over FAR Rabat in their previous 6 league games.
- have not won at home in their last 3 league matches.
FAR Rabat come into this meeting following on from a 1-2 Botola win with the eclipse of RS Berkane in their previous fixture.
A succession of very capable showings by the FAR Rabat defenders has seen their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 fixtures combined. During the same period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 6.
Taking a look at their past results, FAR Rabat:
- have not emerged victorious against Ittihad Riadi Tanger in games played away from home for the previous 2 matches in the league.
- have not lost to Ittihad Riadi Tanger when they've played them away from home in the last 3 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 29/10/2017 shows that Ittihad Riadi Tanger have won 0 of these games & FAR Rabat 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 3.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between them in these games, with 3 of them from IR Tanger and 8 coming from AS FAR. That is an average goals per game value of 1.83.
Team News: Ittihad Riadi Tanger
Ittihad Riadi Tanger boss has no fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad available to choose from.
Team News: FAR Rabat
Out of a mainly full-strength group, there is just the one fitness problem for the FAR Rabat boss to be concerned about. Ayman Chabani (Knee Injury) won’t be playing here.
We envisage that FAR Rabat and Ittihad Riadi Tanger should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We therefore think that it’s going to be a tight encounter, finishing with a score draw 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:
Ittihad Riadi Tanger
Competitions: Botola position 5