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Malaysia 0-1 Jordan: The Tiger loses ahead of big clash vs Indonesia

Malaysia 0-1 Jordan: The Tiger loses ahead of big clash vs Indonesia

Malaysia has received a 0-1 defeat against Jordan at home Bukit Jalil stadium, in a friendly match ahead the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on the evening of August 30th.

* Scorer: Saeed Al Murjan 7'

Playing at home, Malaysia joined the excitement, but Tan Cheng Hoe's team soon received cold water when Saeed Al Murjan hit Farizal goalkeeper net in the 7th minute.

Stick early, the home team tried to attack in order to find a goal. However, during more than 90 minutes at the Bukit Jalil Stadium, the current AFC Cup runner-up could not shake the net of the team from West Asia.

Even if the Jordan striker finished well, the score did not stop at 1-0 in favor of the visitors.

This failure led teachers and coach Tan Cheng Hoe to enter the 2022 World Cup qualifiers with much anxiety.

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier , Malaysia is in Group G with the UAE, Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam.

In the opening match, Malaysia makes a guest on Indonesia's field on September 5th, then they faces the UAE on September 10th, before marching to My Dinh Stadium to play Vietnam on October 10th.

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Malaysia vs Jordan match information

Time: 20:45 (GMT+8) on August 30th

Venue: Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Malaysia

Competition: Friendly match, FIFA Day

Malaysia will have a big test against Jordan to prepare for the first leg of Group G second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier (Asian region) against Indonesia, UAE, Vietnam and Thailand.

The friendly match against Jordan will take place at Bukit Jalil National Stadium, before Tan Cheng Hoe's teachers move to Jakarta against the Indonesian team on September 5th. Five days later was the encounter with UAE at Bukit Jalil.

Previously, due to being in Group G, the Malaysian Football Federation (FAM) had to cancel the friendly match of the national team with the UAE. Therefore, FAM was forced to find a new, quality rival to replace UAE to help the team to rub and shape the play towards the opening matches of the 2022 World Cup qualifying in September.

FAM Secretary-General Stuart Ramalingam has said that Malaysia is expected to play friendly with Jordan, the team with the same No. 2 seed group with Vietnam at the draw for the second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. This It is considered a plan for head coach Tan Cheng Hoe to have a "fire test" when Jordan is judged to have the same strength as the UAE and Vietnam in Group G. Jordan is the team that lost to Vietnam after 11m series in round 16 team at the 2019 Asian Cup.

Malaysia 0-1 Jordan: The Tiger loses ahead of big clash vs Indonesia

In the New Straits Times, Coach Tan Cheng Hoe of Malaysia will be confident of beating Indonesia in the opening match on September 5th in Jakarta. "All teams in the qualifiers hope to play in the 2022 World Cup, so they have summoned their best players", he said.

Meanwhile, the Jordan team also has an exciting schedules ahead. After meeting Malaysia at Bukit Jalil, the UAE will fly to Taiwan to meet the host in the opening match of Group B, where they are in the same table with Australia, Kuwait and Nepal. Five days later, Jordan will meet Paraguay in a friendly match at home.

Historically, Jordan had met Malaysia three times, in which Jordan won one game (1-0), drew 1 match (both with the score 0-0). However, the last time the two teams met was in 2009 in the friendly match.