Saudi Pro League: Preview Al Khaleej vs Al Fayha | Date: December 21, 2023 | Time: 20:30 Hrs. | Location: Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Preview Al Khaleej vs Al Fayha
At Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Stadium on Thursday, Al-Khaleej will play the away team Al-Fayha in a Professional League match.
Supporters of Al-Khaleej will be hoping for a rematch of their last performance, which was a 0-1 Professional League triumph over Al-Riyadh.
Al-Khaleej had 48% of the possession in that game and 4 of their 11 shots on goal were on target. Al-Riyadh had two shots on goal at the other end, but none of them were on target.
Al-Khaleej matches have recently proven to be exciting affairs with plenty of goals as a recurring feature. Both teams have scored 21 goals in total over their last six games (an average of 3.5 goals per game), with 10 goals coming from Al-Khaleej. That aside, only time will tell if this game continues to follow that pattern.
Al-Fayha will be looking to right the wrongs after suffering a setback to Al-Ahli Saudi in Professional League play the last time around.
Al-Fayha had 43% of the possession in that game and 2 of their 6 shots on goal were on target. Al-Ahli Saudi made 16 shots on goal, eight of which were on target. Al-Ahli Saudi scored goals through Feras Al Brikan (11′, 30′) and Riyad Mahrez (43′).
The fact that Al-Fayha has scored 25 goals in the last six games they have played, or an average of 4.17 goals per game, shows their penchant for high-scoring contests. Of this number, 14 have been managed by their opponents.
Head to head
The Professional League match day one on August 12, 2023, marked the final league meeting between both clubs, with Al-Fayha defeating Al-Khaleej 3-1. Read More
The Al-Fayha manager has no concerns about his team’s fitness going into this game because there are no injuries in the squad to pick from.
Al Khaleej vs Al Fayha Prediction
Al-Fayha will undoubtedly score in this game against the Al-Khaleej squad, but it probably won’t be enough to avoid losing.
We predict that the match will be close and that Al-Khaleej will win 2-1 at the end of ninety minutes. It ought to be a pretty fascinating one.