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UAE vs VIETNAM: Time, TV Channels, Preview, Team news and Predictions

Jasmine Le Jasmine Le

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June 14, 2021 | 09:38

Vietnam will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers when they travel to Dubai to face United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday, June 15.

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UAE vs VIETNAM: Time, TV Channels, Preview, Team news and Predictions
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Vietnam vs United Arab Emirates: Date, Kick off time, TV Channels, Live on

The match Vietnam vs United Arab Emirates – World Cup Qualification – will take place on Tuesday, June 15 at 11:45 p.m. (Hanoi time) and will be reported live on VTV5, VTV6, VTV6 HD, VFF Channel, Next Media, Facebook, Youtube issued by Next Sports.

Vietnam vs United Arab Emirates: Match Preview

The United Arab Emirates will be aiming to make it five straight wins on Tuesday when they face Vietnam in Group G of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The match will take place at the Zabeel Stadium in Dubai.

Vietnam are unbeaten in their last 10 games across all competitions and will look to maintain this impressive run of results.

The United Arab Emirates continued their charge for a place in the next round of World Cup qualifiers last Friday when they claimed an emphatic 5-0 victory over Indonesia, according to Sports Keeda.

Ali Mabkhout and Fabio Lima scored in either half to hand the UAE their second successive 5-0 victory over Indonesia.

Bert van Marwijk’s side have picked up four straight wins across all competitions and are unbeaten in their last five games, scoring 18 goals and conceding just one.

Similarly, Vietnam have enjoyed a superb run in the qualifiers. They head into the game following a hard-earned 2-1 win over Malaysia last Friday.

Guilherme canceled out Nguyen Tien Linh’s first-half opener, but Que Ngoc Hai restored Vietnam’s lead from the penalty spot in the 82nd minute.

Hang-seo Park’s men are unbeaten in their last 10 games across all competitions, dating back to a 1-0 loss to Japan in the AFC Asian Cup back in January 2019.

With 17 points from seven outings, they currently sit at the top of the group, two points ahead of Tuesday’s hosts.

United Arab Emirates vs Vietnam Head-To-Head

The United Arab Emirates have been the superior side in this tie, claiming four wins from their seven previous games against Vietnam. Vietnam have picked up two wins, while one game has ended all square.

United Arab Emirates Form Guide (all competitions): D-W-W-W-W

Vietnam Form Guide (all competitions): W-D-D-W-W

United Arab Emirates vs Vietnam Team News

United Arab Emirates

Head coach Bert van Marwijk has reduced the squad size to 24 players after initially calling up 34 players to the squad. There are no injuries or suspension concerns in the UAE squad.

Injured: None

Suspended: None

Vietnam

Similarly, Vietnam head into this tie with a full-strength squad as there are no injuries or suspension concerns in their camp.

Injured: None

Suspended: None

Chances of Vietnam entering final World Cup qualifiers are 99.2 pct

Football statistics site We Global says the probability of Vietnam making it to the final World Cup qualifiers after defeating Malaysia is almost certain.

The American based football statistics site ran a risk analysis using Monte Carlo – a computational algorithm that relies on repeated random sampling to obtain numerical results – of the second qualifying rounds of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and concluded that the chances of Vietnam entering the final qualifying round is 99.2 percent.

In addition to the five teams - Australia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Japan and South Korea - that have secured their slots in the Asian qualifying rounds, Vietnam's chances of advancing to third stage of World Cup qualifying rounds are behind Iraq (99.92 percent) and Oman (99.4).

The other teams that still have a chance to qualify for the final qualifiers are China with 99 percent, Iran (82.68), UAE (76.96), Lebanon (64.08), Uzbekistan (56.28), Jordan (13.24) , Tajikistan (8.72) and Kyrgyzstan (0.52).

UAE vs VIETNAM: Time, TV Channels, Preview, Team news and Predictions
Vietnamese players celebrate their first goal against Malaysia in the World Cup qualifiers, June 11, 2021. (Photo: VNE)

Host Qatar, the top teams of seven groups and the top five runners-up will advance to the final qualifiers, according to the tournament format.

Vietnam are at the top of Group G in the second qualifying round with 17 points, two more than the host UAE. The team will enter the third stage as the leader of group G if they do not lose to the UAE on June 15.

If Vietnam lose to the UAE, they still have a great opportunity to continue in the group as top five runners-up. Currently, the team are almost certain to score higher than the two second-place opponents, Kyrgyz Republic in group F and Lebanon in group H, each having 10 points.

Vietnam have never entered the final qualifying round of the World Cup - where 12 teams are divided into two groups of six teams each. Teams will play in a round-robin two-legged round to find the top two teams from each group to advance to the 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar.

The two third-placed teams in each group will face off against each other to earn their slot.

The chance for Vietnam to directly enter the Asian Cup finals is 92.2 percent, according to We Global.

Score Predictions

United Arab Emirates vs Vietnam

United Arab Emirates Predicted XI (4-4-2): Ali Khasif; Walid Abbas, Shahin Abdulrahman, Mahmoud Al Hammadi, Bandar Mohamed; Ali Salmin, Abdalla Ramadan, Khalil Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Fabio Lima; Khalfan Mubarak, Ali Mabkhout

Vietnam Predicted XI (3-4-3): Bui Tan Truong; Tien Dang Bui, Duy Manh Do, Ngoc Hai Que; Trong Hoang Nguyen, Hung Dung Do, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Van Hau Doan; Quang Hai Nguyen, Tien Linh Nguyen, Van Toan Nguyen

United Arab Emirates vs Vietnam Prediction

With just two points separating the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam at the top of Group G, we can expect a thrilling contest on Tuesday.

Both sides are in superb form and we predict they will cancel out each other's efforts and settle for a share of the spoils.

Prediction: United Arab Emirates 2-2 Vietnam

UAE vs VIETNAM: Time, TV Channels, Preview, Team news and Predictions
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Jasmine Le