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Indonesia vs Thailand Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Indonesia vs Thailand Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

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

Indonesia vs Thailand match information

Time: 20:30 (GMT+8) on September 10th

Venue: Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia

Competition: Group G of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier for the second round in Asia, Indonesia's team is in the same Group G with Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and UAE. This is a table that is balanced with the opportunity to divide equally for all teams.

Indonesia, despite being the weakest team in the table, possesses an impressive home strength. Not only that, the island team also promises to create surprise when rejuvenating strongly and using many naturalized players under coach Simon McMenemy.

In the intensive round of preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier kicked off in early September, coach Simon McMenemy made a shocking decision when summoning a striker born in 2002, Amiruddin Bagus Kahfi.

Bagus Kahfi is considered the most promising talent in Indonesian football currently. The striker once scored 12 goals and won the top scorer in the 2018 AFF U16 tournament. After that, he was invited by former player Dennis Wise to Chelsea for 6 months training.

In addition to the appearance of Bagus Kahfi, Indonesia also showed great determination to "shock" in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers when calling 5 naturalized players, Victor Igbonefo, Otavio Dutra, Greg Nwokolo, Beto Goncalves and Osas Saha. In particular, the two generals Goncalves and Saha were highly appreciated and promised Bagus Kahfi to create remarkable attacking goods for the team of thousands of islands.

Indonesia vs Thailand Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Meanwhile, the Thai press said that Japanese strategist Akira Nishino will prioritize using 3-4-3 diagrams, similar to many Thai League clubs.

In the inauguration ceremony, coach Akira Nishino also spoke on Siam Sports: "I will consider applying a 3-4-3 tactical scheme to maximize the skills of Thai players".

The Football Tribe said that the scheme is also reasonable, as players familiarize themselves with this system at Thai League clubs: "Many Thai League teams are playing with 3 center-backs. What is surprising if it is re-introduced at the national level.

This daily also praised the power of Thai public goods: "With the two midfield players playing in Japan are Chanathip and Thitipan, we will have a strong attack, taking the overwhelming advantage in the middle of the field.

Indonesia vs Thailand Preview, Possible Lineups & Predictions

Public goods can be quite thin, but Supachai Jaided is creating trust. He was dubbed the "Mueller Thai" and achieved high performance. Besides, Chananan is also very potential, especially the ability to coordinate well with Chanathip and Thitipan.

Historically, Indonesia has met Thailand 77 times, of which Indonesi won 25, drawed 14 and Thailand won 38 times. Obviously the visitors are highly appreciated before this match, but the cheers from tens of thousands of spectators on Gelora Bung Karno stadium can help Indonesia make a difference.

Indonesia vs Thailand score predictions: 1-1