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Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

Let us see the latest results, as well as the score of Jordan U23 vs UAE U23 match in the 2020 AFC U23 Championship group stage.

Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

UAE U23 and Jordan U23 both showed fighting spirit from the first minutes, as players from both teams rose to attack in search of an early goal.

In the 8th minute, in a fixed situation, the ball was smoothly hanging into the penalty area for defender Al Hammadi to make the header to the net of Jordan U23. However, referee Shukralla did not allow the goal after using VAR technology reference.

In the 32nd minute, the UAE U23 had a big disadvantage when their most important star, Ali Saleh, could not play due to injury. Right before the end of the first half, the UAE U23 team had the opening goal with a by Al Ameri, with Majid Rashid the assistance.

Entering the second half, Jordan U23 pushed up the formation to attack, while the UAE U23 actively slow down the pace to keep the score.

Jordan U23 1-1 UAE U23: Expected draw let both enter quarterfinals

After tireless efforts, in the 79th minute, Jordan U23 team had a goal to level the score 1-1. Ali Al produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty area to defeat goalkeeper Al Shamsi.

This score is beneficial for both UAE U23 and Jordan U23 in order to enter the quarterfinals. Immediately after the equalizer, the two teams sagged and kept the results until the end of the match.

Thus, UAE U23 and Jordan U23 are two teams of Group D that have won the right to go forward. In the match at the same time, the team of coach Park Hang Seo received a defeat with a score of 1-2 against DPR Korea U23.

Jordan U23 vs UAE U23 match information

Time: 21:15 (GMT+8) on January 16th

Venue: i-mobile Stadium

‎‎Competition: 2020 AFC U23 Championship

Sharing two leading positions of Group D after the first two matches, both Jordan U23 and UAE U23 teams just need a draw with goals to advance to the quarter-finals.

By doing that, they will eliminate the runners-up Vietnam U23 team despite they beat the DPR Korea U23 team in the last match.

If it happens, they will have the same point with Vietnam U23 but win thanks to the number of head-to-head goals in matches between three teams. It will be easier for them because they are Middle-East countries, and they also speak the same language.

That scenario happened in the qualification round last year when UAE U23 managed to have a draw against Saudi Arabia in the last match, which helped both teams advance to the final tournament.

In Group D of the qualification round, UAE U23 team had the same points with Saudi Arabia, and they also have the same goal difference but UAE U23 won thanks to scoring more goals than their rival, 10 compared to 9.

Meanwhile, Syria stood in the second place of Group E, having the same point with Jordan after drawing them in the last match. Consequently, it will help them advance to the next round again, which means Vietnam U23 will be eliminated.

Jordan U23 vs UAE U23 possible lineups:

Jordan U23: Abdallah Alfakhori, Ihab Ali Al, Yazan Abdelaal, Ahmad Haikal, Hadi Ahmed, Danial Afaneh, Omar Alzebdieh, Noor Rawabdeh, Mohammad Atieh, Mousa Suleiman, Mohammad Masheh.

UAE U23: UAE U23: Al Shamsi, Suwaidan, Al Hammadi, Shaker, Rashed, Surour, Yaquob, Abdalla Ramadan, Nader, Saleh, Al Ameri.

Jordan U23 vs UAE U23 score predictions: 1-1