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UAE 4-0 Dominican Republic: Khalil Ibrahim scores double as the host humiliates the opponent

UAE 4-0 Dominican Republic: Khalil Ibrahim scores double as the host humiliates the opponent

UAE humiliates Dominican Republic by 4 goals to nil in a friendly match ahead the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on the evening of August 30th.

 UAE 4-0 Dominican Republic: Khalil Ibrahim scores double as the host humiliates the opponent

UAE vs Dominican Republic match information

Time: 00:00 (GMT+8) on August 31th

Venue: Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain

Competition: Friendly match, FIFA Day

Coach Bert van Marwijk blew a breath of fresh air into the UAE squad this time when deciding to give opportunities to many players who are in high form instead of the frame like the Asian Cup of 2019, the tournament they reached the semi-finals. at home.

In the goalkeeper position, the experienced goalkeeper Khalid Eisa will still be trusted in front of the goal, in addition to the presence of three very notable names: Adel Al-Hosani, Ali Khasif, Mohammed Al Shamsi.

In the defense, Mr. Bert van Marwijk kept only the three players who participated in the 2019 Asian Cup: Al Hassan Saleh, Hassan Al-Moharrami, Khalifa Al Hammadi.

The midfield is considered the strongest point in the UAE's squad that will welcome the return of 27-year-old star Omar Abdulrahman, the player who was in the Top 10 best Asian players in 2012, alongside the key players like Ahmed Barman, Tariq Ahmed or Khali Al Hammadi.

UAE 4-0 Dominican Republic: Khalil Ibrahim scores double as the host humiliates the opponent

On the striker line, striker Ali Mabkhout will be the leader and take charge of scoring goals for the West Asian team.

In Group G with 4 other teams all located in Southeast Asia, the UAE is still the most appreciated team. However, coach Bert van Marwijk is not subjective, when the strength of Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia is also very formidable.

Over the past few days, the UAE has also had a training trip in Austria and has been most thoroughly prepared with the goal of winning all 3 points on the day of its departure:

Team leader Ismail Rashid said: “The first match is always very important. Victory will bring great confidence to the players. We had a rally in Salzburg, Austria on July 13-21, and the coaching staff said the preparation was going well.

The final preparations will take place when the whole team trains in Bahrain, and then we will be ready for the upcoming confrontation with the Dominican Republic.

On the latest FIFA rankings, the UAE ranked 65th in the world, while the Dominican Republic football ranked 155th. Historically, the two teams have never met. Overall the UAE team is much more appreciated than the representative from CONCACAF.