JAPAN V AUSTRALIA
Japan will be looking for an improved result here after the 1-0 WC Qualifiers - Asia defeat in their last game at the hands of Saudi Arabia.
Their latest results show that it has been a great time for the Japan backline. Japan have been miserly, resulting in the tally of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their past 6 clashes standing at 4. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern will be replicated in this upcoming game or not.
Australia come into this encounter after a 3-1 WC Qualifiers - Asia win to beat Oman in their last outing.
In their last six outings, Australia have bagged the sum of 16 goals. Australia have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. During those fixtures, they have had 2 goals go against them.
Prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
IRAN V KOREA REPUBLIC
Iran fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-1 WC Qualifiers - Asia victory over UAE.
A recurring theme in recent Iran games is the number of nil scores.
Taking their prior sextet of matches before this one, in as many as 6 of them a wager on both teams scoring would have been a losing one. That pattern isn’t assured to be continued into this next game, however.
Korea Republic head into the meeting following a 2-1 WC Qualifiers - Asia win to beat Syria in their last outing.
A sequence of dependable showings from the Korea Republic defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 2 from their past 6 clashes overall. In that period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 15.
Prediction: Both team to score
OMAN V VIETNAM
Oman will be wanting a better result here following a 3-1 WC Qualifiers - Asia loss in their previous game against Australia.
Erwin Koeman's Oman have found the net 7 times in their last 6 outings. The tally of goals that have been scored against them in that time amounts to 6.
Since being beaten in their last game against China in WC Qualifiers - Asia action, Vietnam and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Indicating their bias toward fruitful encounters, goals have been celebrated 22 times in the prior 6 matches in which Vietnam have taken to the pitch, giving a mean average of 3.67 goals per fixture. Their opponents have got 11 from this total. Let’s see if that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Prediction: Both team to score
Content created and supplied by: Kevinsupertips (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More