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Hatta will be facing guests Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai at Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium in this Arabian Gulf League game on Monday.
Our Hatta v Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Hatta will be wanting a better result here after a 3-1 Arabian Gulf League losing effort in their last game against Al-Jazira.
Fernando (41') and Ali Mabkhout (90') scored for Al-Jazira.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Hatta have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Hatta have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 11 goals in the process.
Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai
After a losing effort in their last game against Al-Wasl in Arabian Gulf League action, Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai was Guilherme Bala (8'). Haris Seferović (39') and Caio (86') scored for Al-Wasl.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai, three or more goals have gone in. The average number of goals per match within that spell is 3.67, with the average number of goals for Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai being 2.33. That aside, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend might persist in this game.
Head to head
Delving into their past head to head meetings stretching back to 16/09/2017 shows that these encounters have been pretty painful for Hatta. They have not managed to register any victories at all while Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai have been the better of the two, finishing as winners in 83% of those games played.
17 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 3 of them for Tornado and 14 for Al Fursan Al Humur. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.83.
The previous league contest featuring the two was Arabian Gulf League match day 17 on 18/02/2021 and the score finished Hatta 1-2 Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai.
Team News: Hatta
The Hatta manager Fabio Viviani has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai
Thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from, the Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai boss Marko Nikolić does not have any fitness worries to speak of before this match.
We’re thinking that Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai will, in all probability, see a lot of the ball and convert quite a few goal-scoring opportunities.
However, Hatta won’t find it easy getting on the scoresheet but we do fancy them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We’re therefore expecting to see a pretty comfortable 1-3 victory for Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Hamdan Bin Rashid Stadium (5,000)
Chairman: Ali Mohamed Obaid Al Bedwawi
Manager: Fabio Viviani
Competitions: Arabian Gulf League position 13