Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Match Details
Match: Saudi Arabia vs Mexico, 40th match | Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup
Date: 1st December 2022
Time: 12:30 AM (GMT+6), 12:00AM (GMT+5.5)
Venue: Lusail Stadium in Doha, Qatar
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FIFA ranking: Saudi Arabia(53) vs Mexico(13)
Saudi Arabia is a relatively weak team. They got world cup ticket from Asia. However, their road to the World Cup was not smooth at all. Mexico on the other hand, failed to score goals in their last four matches. Moreover, their world cup dream suffered a huge blow by losing a game against Argentina. Mexico is holding the lowest points in the group C and winless so far in the world cup 2022. Compared to Saudi Arabia, Mexico has been dominant in history. Saudi Arabia hasn’t won any matches against Mexico so far. But Saudi Arabia had a good start. They miraculously defeated the mighty Argentina team.
Saudi Arabia vs Mexico
Abdulelah, Riyad sharahili are undoubtedly the biggest stars.Al-Dawsari has always been an asset for Saudi Arabia. He will be the biggest threat for Mexico.
Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Head-to-Head
Mexico met Saudi Arabia 5 times. Where Mexico won 4 matches and the remaining one match was drawn.
The Saudi team will miss the talented player yasir al shahrani, who suffered a fractured jaw during the Saudi vs Argentina match. Salman al Faraj is also absent due to injury.
On the other hand, Andres Guardado is also injured and cant play this high voltage game.
Mexico vs Saudi Arabia squad
Goalkeeper: Alfredo Talavera, Rodolfo Cota, Guillermo Ochoa
Defender: Nestor Araujo, Cesar Montes, Jesus Gallardo, Kevin Alvarez, Edson Alvarez, Johan Zasquez, Gerardo Arteaga, Hector Moreno, Jorge Sanchez
Midfielder: Luis Romo, Hector Herrera, Andres Guardado, Luis Chavez, Carlos Rodriguez, Erick Gutierrez
Forward: Raul Jimenez, Henry Martin, Uriel Antuna, Hirving Lozano, Roberto Alvarado, AlexisVega, Rogelio Funes Mori, Orbelin Pineda
Saudi Arabia Squad
Goalkeepers: Mohamed Al-Owais (Al-Hilal), Mohamed Al-Yami (Al-Ahly), Nawaf Al-Aqidi (Al-Nassr).
Defenders: Yasser Al-Shahrani (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Amri (Al-Nassr), Ali Al-Bulaihi (Al-Hilal), Abdullah Madu (Al-Nassr), Sultan Al-Ghanam (Al-Nassr), Mohammed Al-Breik (Al-Hilal), Saud Abdulhamid (Al-Hilal), Hassan Tambakti (Al-Shabab).
Midfielders: Salman Al-Faraj (Al-Hilal), Ali Al-Hassan (Al-Nassr), Mohamed Kanno (Al-Hilal), Abdulelah Al-Malki (Al-Hilal), Salem Al-Dawsari (Al-Hilal), HattanBahebri (Al-Shabab),Sami Al-Najei (Al-Nassr), Riyadh Sharahili (Abha),Abdullah Otayf (Al-Hilal), Nasser Al-Dawsari (Al-Hilal), Abdulrahman Al-Aboud (Ittihad).
Forwards: Fahad Al-Muwallad (Al-Shabab), Firas Al-Buraikan (Al-Fateh), Haitham Asiri (Al-Ahly), Saleh Al-Shehri (Al-Hilal).
Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Prediction
Scorecard: Saudi Arabia 1-1 Mexico
Considering all strength of both teams, this match is going to be a highly competitive match. Considering all competitions, Mexico won 3 matches out of the last 10 matches. On the other hand, Saudi Arabia eventually won only 1 out of the last 5 matches, 1 loss and the remaining 3 were drawn.
Considering the statistics, it is clear that Mexico is far ahead.