1NEWS – From the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying round, the Japanese national team will face the Oman national team in the inaugural Group B match for the Asia zone which will take place on Thursday (2/9/2021) starting at 17:45 WIB at the Panasonic Stadium.
Japan has a chance to qualify for the group
The country, which is known as the Land of Sakura, is known to have a senior football team that is quite accomplished. Even the Japanese national team is arguably the most successful team for the Asian Zone by bagging three wins in the Asian Cup from the last four final matches.
The main rivals of the Japanese national team include South Korea, the People’s Republic of China, Iran and Australia. To 2022 World Cup Qualification This time, the Blue Samurai Team had to compete with the People’s Republic of China, and also Australia in Group B.
Judging from the material owned by the players, the Japanese national team has many world-class players. Call it Takumi Minamino who has played in the English Premier League. In addition, the players taken from domestic leagues in Japan are also quite tough. So that in the match against Oman on Thursday, they will be the team that is championed to win.
Oman is ready to look confident
Came as a guest team, Oman National Team seems to have been very well prepared. This can be seen from their last ten matches, which only recorded one defeat. While the remaining matches were able to be packed with sweet wins. In the FIFA rankings, the team from western Asia is ranked 82nd.
In the second qualifying round for the Asian zone, Oman managed to become runners up in Group E and qualified with Qatar. Now in the third round, they are a pretty strong opponent and are competing with six other teams.
The first match against Japan is considered to be the most difficult for the contestants in Group B. Because Japan has qualified for the World Cup more often than the other contestants in this group. Thus the Oman national team must play with their best strength to be able to get points from the match against Japan.
Japan VS Oman Head-to-Head Statistics Data
Judging from his last five games, Japan National Team has a winning streak. In fact, two of the matches ended with a score that was quite decisive. First they won 14:0 against Mongolia, and the second won 10:0 against Myanmar. In total, from these five recent matches, the Japanese national team collected 34 goals and conceded only twice.
Not wanting to be left behind, the Oman national team also has a not-so-disappointing record in its last five matches. There was only one defeat and the other four matches were wiped out with wins. It’s just that their goal collection is far less than the collection of the Japanese national team. The Oman national team from their last five matches was only able to bag 10 goals. They have also conceded four goals.
Looking at the history of the previous meetings between the two teams, the Japanese national team was recorded to dominate the victory. Of the six meetings the Japanese national team was able to win five matches and only once drew with the Oman national team. This means that the Oman national team has never once won against the Japanese national team. Exchange online slots site predicts the match between the Japanese national team VS Oman national team will end with score 5 : 1.
Predicted Lineup of Japan VS Oman:
Japan : Kawashima Eiji (GK), Hiroshi Moto, Shinnosuke Nakatani, Ryoya Ogawa, Miki Yamane, Motoki Haraguchi, Hayato Kawabe, Hidemasa Morita, Tatsuhiro Sakamoto, Takuma Asano, Konatake Ato.
Oman : Faiyz Al Rusheidi (GK), Fahmi Durbein, Khalid Al-Braiki, Mohsin Al Khaldi, Omer Fazari, Ahmed Al Kaabi, Jameel Al Yahmadi, Mohammed Al Ghafri, Amjad Al Harthi, Khalid Khalifa Al Hajri, Arshad Al Alawi.