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Indonesia vs Malaysia Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Indonesia vs Malaysia Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Let us see some predictions of professional experts about Indonesia vs Malaysia match in group G of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier.

Indonesia vs Malaysia match information:

Time: 20:30 (GMT+8) on September 5th

Venue: Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia

Competition: Group G of FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier

Indonesia vs Malaysia Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

The Indonesian Football Federation (PSSI) has soon announced a list of 24 players present in the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifier.

In this list, coach Simon McMenemy named the two seasoned senior citizens, Otavio Dutra and Osas Saha. Dutra is a Brazilian midfielder, owns a 1m90 height and has a lot of experience playing at the age of 36.

Meanwhile, Saha - who used to play in U17 and U20 Nigeria - is in good form in the Indonesia National League to help TIRA-Persikabo to top the league.

Besides the two names mentioned above, coach McMenemy also summoned four other naturalized players, including Beto Goncalves (Brazilian), Victor Igbonefo, Greg Nwokolo (of the same Nigerian origin) and Stefano Lilipaly - who were already too familiar. belongs to Southeast Asian audiences for many years.

Meanwhile, the Malaysian team convened 27 players to prepare for the World Cup qualifiers, of which four foreign-born players named in the list of coach Tan Cheng Hoe announced as defender Matthew Davies, Dominic Tan, La'vere Corbin-Ong and striker Mohamadou Sumareh. The first three players were from Malaysia, while Sumareh passed away from Gambia. The Malaysian Football Federation (FAM) failed to process naturalization for midfielder Liridon Krasniqi and striker Guilherme de Paula.

Indonesia vs Malaysia Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Coach Tan Chang Hoe retained 18 players compared to the latest squad against Timor Leste in the first qualifying round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Asia. Then, Malaysia entered the second round when winning with a total score of 12-2. Syazwan Andik Ishak, Faisal Abdul Halim, Syazwan Zainon, Kenny Pallraj and goalkeeper Zarif Irfan Hashimuddin are the five players eliminated in this round.

The list of Malaysia's focus groups still has many pillars to help them to finish second in the 2018 AFF Cup, such as Syahmi Safari, Syamer Kutty Abba, Safawi Rasid, Norshahrul Idlan Talaha or Sumareh. Overall Malaysia is more appreciated than Indonesia because the achievements of the Tigers in recent major tournaments are better.

Historically, the Indonesian team had met Malaysia 95 times, of which Indonesia won 39 times, drew 21 matches and Malaysia won 35 matches.

Indonesia vs Malaysia score predictions: 2-2