• Asian Cup
  • 16 January 2019

The Most Important Facts about the National Team's Matches against Qatar

The National Team will face its Qatari counterpart today, Thursday, at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the final round of the group stage of the 2019 Asian Cup, currently held in the United Arab Emirates.

The Greens scored 52 goals against Qatar, while their nets were hit by 27 goals only.

The two teams met 3 times in the Asian Cup, all of which ended with a tie; 1-1 twice and 0-0 once, all in the knockout stage.

The years in which the two teams met witnessed the Saudi National Team's qualification for the final, in 1984, 1992 and 2000.

The Greens are 24 points higher than the Qatar team in the FIFA Ranking, in which it maintains the 69th place.

In the history of Asian matches between the two teams, Qatar never prevailed over Saudi Arabia in the group standings.

Majid Abdullah is Saudi Arabia's top scorer in the Qatar matches, with 7 goals, while Mohammed Al-Khelewi is the Greens’ player with the highest number of participations against Qatar, with 10 participations.


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