The Saudi team are looking to continue their victories and move closer to qualifying when they host their Chinese counterpart at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah on Tuesday, in the fourth leg of the second group of the Asian qualifiers for the final qualifying of the Cup. world 2022. in Qatar.
The Saudi team are eager to continue their strong start in the current qualifiers and come very close to qualifying from the start as they make their best start in the Asian World Cup qualifiers after securing a full score in a row in the first 3 games.
The Saudi team, led by their French coach, Hervé Renard, managed to win their opener against their Vietnamese host 3-1, and beat their host Oman with a clear goal, before securing a precious victory against Japan, one of the most prominent. competitors for the two qualifying cards, with a goal of their own.
The Saudi team is hoping to clear the hurdle of the Chinese team, especially since the showdown is on its soil and with a crowd expected to exceed 60,000 spectators before the next game against Australia, which will be held on November 11. and will take place outside of his land.
The Australian team, which will face Japan on the same day, lead the group standings with 9 points, with a goal difference to second-placed Saudi Arabia.
On the other hand, the Chinese team is looking to continue its awakening and keep its chances of qualifying strong, especially since the defeat will greatly weaken its chances of kidnapping one of the two qualifying cards.
The Chinese team suffered back-to-back defeats against hosts Australia 3-1 and guest Japan with a clean goal, and earned their first victory in the previous leg against Syria, 3-1, as they occupied fifth place, with a goal difference of Japan, third and Oman, fourth.