Saturday, January 08, 2011

Saudi Arabia vs Syria Live Score Information: AFC Asian Cup 2011

The match between Saudi Arabia and Syria in Group B will kick off on 9th January 2001. It will be played at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan. Saudi Arabia wants to start their Asian Cup campaign with a victory on Sunday’s game to convince their fans that they have the ability and strength to win title once again. The match will kick off at 1915 hours.

Teams: Saudi Arabia vs Syria

Group: B

Time: 19:15 hours, 16:15 GMT

Venue: Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

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However, Saudi Arabia supporters are doubtful about the performance their team. They hope that their team will reach the final this year. Saudi Arabia hasn’t won any titles since 1996. Even, their failure to make it to the World Cup held in South Africa disappointed the home fans. Recently, they lost the Gulf Cup to Kuwait 1-0 on December 5 in the final and that made many Saudi fans insecure about their team these days.

Though Saudi Arabia has good record in the Asian Cup, fans are feeling that their team will not go further because of the poor preparation that they have seen lately in their matches against Iraq and Bahrain.

Saudi Arabia boss Jose Peseiro is now under huge pressure because of his team’s poor performance. Under his coaching, he failed to lead Saudis to the World Cup in South Africa. If his team fails to make place in the final then he will be criticized by Saudi Arabian’s loyal football supporters.

Saudi Arabian football club will be suffered by injury problem. Their key player, Yasser Al Qahtani, is facing uncertainty to play in the opening match against Syria. He picked up an injury during a match against Angola which ended in a goalless draw. However, coach, Jose Peseiro, is hopeful about his return on tomorrow’s match. He said that Yasser Al Qahtani would be fit soon as he is recovering from injury.

It is sure that the match against Syria will be tough for the Green Falcons without their prolific striker, Yasser Al Qahtani. It seems that Saudi Arabia needs his service to make a good start. He shared the golden boot in 2007 Asian Cup.

Saudi Arabia is one of the favorite contestants in the title race. They won the Asian Cup title three times. Now, they are expecting to win the title fourth times this year. But this time, it will be much harder for them as Peseiro has gone with a mix of experience and youth in Doha. The Saudis lost to Iraq 1-0 four years ago.

It is going to be the third time for both Saudi Arabia and Syria to face each other face to face. In their previous two meets, Syria lost both of them. Saudi Arabia met Syria first at the 1984 Finals in Singapore and defeated them by 1-0. In their second meeting at the 1988 Finals in Qatar, they defeated the same opponent by 2-0.

Until now, Syria hasn’t won any title in the Asian Cup. Even, their record in this competition is not good. However, thing has changed a lot. It is thought that their football skill has been improved. So, fans are expecting to see a competitive match between them. For Syria, it is the best chance for them to take revenge for their previous defeats.

If Syria can take revenge either.