AnalysisofChina’sVSQatarintheWorldPreliminariesRound12Predictions
At19:35onNovember15th,Beijingtime,thenationalfootballteamwillsitinKunmingTuodongStadiumagainstQatarinthefifthroundofthetop12.ThisisthefirstofficialgameofSilverFoxLippiafterenteringthenationalfootball.Forthenationalfootballteamwhoonlyscored1drawand3lossesinthefirst4rounds,thecontestwithQatarhasbecomeanindispensablegame.IfitcannotbechangedTaking3pointsathomewillmakeitimpossibletooverlaptheembarrassmentofthebottomofthegroup,andthefinalhopeofqualifyingwillalsobecomeabubble.ThefollowingisananalysisofChina’sVSQatarstartingpredictionhistoryrecordmatchagainstthetwosides:ChinaVSQatarMatchtime:19:35onNovember15Venue:KunmingTuodongStadiumWorldCup12finalsChinesenationalfootballvsQataronlinelivebroadcastaddressDoublestartinglocationForecastChinesegoalkeeper:YangZhi;guards:JiangZhipeng,FengXiaoting,MeiFang,ZhangLinpeng;midfielders:ZhengZhi,HuangBowen,HaoJunmin;forwards:GaoLin,ZhangYuning,YuDabaoQatargoalkeeper:Al-Shib;guard:Majid,Cazorla,HamidIsmail,Pedro;midfielders:Budiav,Hukh,Asadara,Alhaidos,AkramArif;forward:SebaTherecentsituationofthetwoteamsinChinaChina8NovemberteachingcompetitionChina5-0WuhanZallWorldChampionshipUzbekistan2-0ChinaOctober6WorldChampionshipChina0-1SyriaWorldChampionshipChinaSeptember6China0-0IranSeptember1WorldChampionshipSouthKorea3-2ChinaQatarWarm-upmatchQatar2-1RussiaOctober11WorldChampionshipQatar1-0SyriaOctober6WorldChampionshipSouthKorea3-2Qatar9Warm-upmatchQatar3-0SerbiaonSeptember29WorldpreliminariesQatar0-1UzbekistanFIFArankingsandthelatestFIFArankingsinthehistoryofthetwoteams’historicalrecordclashhistory,NationalFootballTeamranks84thintheworldandAsia’s8thplace,andthepreviousindex,thenationalfootballteamranked6thintheworld.However,Qatarranksthesameintheworld,rankingNo.91intheworldandNo.9inAsia.  Thetwoteamsplayedatotalof16timesintheofficialmatch.Thenationalfootballteamhad7wins,4drawsand5losses.However,intheworldpreliminaries,thenationalfootballteamonlyachieved2wins,3drawsand4losses.Amongthem,the1989WorldPreliminariesencounteredblackfor3minutesandlosttotheiropponents1-2.In1997,theWorldPreliminariesandQatarhada1drawand1loss.TheyplayedintheDalianJinzhouduelandweredefeatedbythenationalfootballteamwith1goal.Scored3goalsinarowandlost2-3intheend;inthetop10in2001,thenationalfootballteamwon1-1athomeandwon3-0athome;inthetop20in2008,thenationalfootballteamwent0-0awayandathome0-1lost.  Themostrecentmatchbetweenthetwosidesoccurredinthe40throundoftheAsianpreliminariesinthissessionoftheWorldCup.Thenationalfootballteamlost0-1asaguest.Inthefinalround,theopponentwon2-0athomeinthecaseofearlyadvancement,andfinallymiraculouslyreachedthetop12.ThehighlightofthegameLippiwelcomestheofficialdebutofthenationalfootballmatch:fromthemomenttheChineseFootballAssociationannouncedLippibecamethenewcoachofthenationalfootballteam,SilverFox’severymoveisthefocusofoutsideattention.AftertheteamwenttoKunmingfortraining,theyevenletthemediaflock.Althougha5-0victoryoverDrowinateachinggameonthe8th,itwasonlyateachinggameafterall.ThecontestwithQatarwasthattheSilverFoxtookoverthenationalfootballteam.ThefirstofficialgameafterthepointerwasalsoaquizforSilverFox.  China-Canadiancoachingchange:GaoHongboresigned,thenationalfootballteaminvitedformerWorldCupchampioncoachSilverFoxLippi,andQataralsocompletedthecoachingchangeintheprocessofthetop12games.AfterCarrenosufferedalosingstreakagainstQatarinthefirsttworoundsofthetop12,hiscompatriotFosatitookoverhisteachingpoint,andledhisteamtodefeatSyriainthelastround,usheringinthefirstwinofthetop12.ItisworthmentioningthatFossatiisnotthefirsttimetocoachtheQatarnationalteam.In2008,FossatiledQatartoplayagainstthenationalfootballteaminthetop20games.Asaresult,thenationalfootballteamonlyachieved1drawand1loss,resultinginmissedthatOneofthetopten.  Attheendofthelist,thenationalfootballteamcannotaffordtolose:inthefirst4roundsofthetop12games,thenationalfootballteamonlyachieved1draw,3lossesand1point.Qatar’ssituationisnotmuchbetter.Afterthefirstthreeroundsoflosingstreak,thelastroundInthefaceofSyria,itonlystoppedthedeclinewitha1-0victory,andcurrentlyonlyholds3points.ThetwoteamsarerankedatthebottomofthegroupAandthesecondlastplace.Thenationalfootballteamcanonlyadvancetheembarrassmentofthevictory.Onceitcan’tbeatQatar,itwillcontinuetobethelastone.Moreimportantly,ifthisIfthegamedoesnotwin,thenationalfootballteamwillbecompletelyreducedtoatheoreticalpossibility.  1pointin4rounds,Lijiajunhopestoswipe:only1pointin4rounds,ifthenationalfootballwantstoretainthequalifyinghope,itmustalsowininthefaceofQatarinKunming.AndthisgameisalsotheofficialdebutofSilverFoxLippiinthenationalfootballgame,anditisalsothefinalbattleofthenationalfootballteamin2016.Thesignificanceofagameissosignificantthatonlythesuccessfulcardswipeisthemostperfectresult.  Thenationalfootball433attacked,andtheEvergrandehelpedformthecore:withthepredecessorGaoHongbo’smovebetweenthe4defenderandthe3centralguardformation,Lippibecamethe4-guardtacticalsystemafterenteringthenationalfootballteam,andtheformationwasreplacedby433.ThedefenselinefansareledbyEvergrandeZhangLinpengandFengXiaoting.Inthelowerbackposition,EvergrandecaptainZhengZhibecomesthekeypiece,andthesharplinecanbeconvertedintothereturneeZhangYuning’sreturnteam.  Opponent4willbebanned:thetop12games,Qatar’sawaymatchwithIran,alarge-scaleconflictbrokeoutbetweenthetwoteams,andthenFIFAimposedheavypenaltiesonIranandQatar.Amongthem,Qatar’stwodefendersKarimHassanAndYasserAhmedweresuspendedfor3gamesand2gamesrespectively.However,itisworthmentioningthatHassanlosthismainpositionunderFossati.Amongtheplayerswhoweresuspended,onlyYasserwasthemainforceofQatar.Although4playersweresuspended,theimpactonQatarwasnotgreat.  Qatarboatrider:QataroriginallyplannedtoarriveinKunmingatnoononthe13thbycharterflight,butduetoproblemswiththecharterflight,theentireQatarteamcanonlylandinBangkok,Thailand,andafterswitchingtoacivilaviationflight,QatarhassufferedrepeatedsetbacksandtheteamCanonlyarriveinKunmingontheafternoonofthe14th.ThedaybeforethegamearrivedinKunming,Qatar’sserialaccidentwasablessingtothenationalfootballteam,onlyamatchcanbetested.  ThenationalfootballteamiswaryoftheQatarNaturalizedLegion:Asbefore,theQatarteamhasappearedonthetraininglistofmultiplenaturalizedplayers,includingfansfamiliarwithJapanesedescendantsRodrigoTataandUruguayandescendantsSebastiAnn.Especiallyinthe2008WorldPreliminaries,itwasSebastian’spenaltykickthatmadethenationalfootballteamlose0-1athomeandeventuallyledtothetop10gamesinAsia.RefereeInformationTherefereeforthenationalfootballandQatarcampaignisQasimfromIraq.Qasimbecameaninternationalrefereein2011.Hehasbeenenforcing13gamesintheAFCChampionsLeaguefornearly3seasons,andhasbeenlawenforcementinboth2015and2016seasons.5ThefieldinvolvesthehomeAFCChampionsLeagueofthreeChineseteams.ThefirstassistantrefereeAliisalsofromIraq.Hebecameaninternationalassistantrefereein2013.Thesecondassistantreferee,Faisal,camefromJordanandbecameaninternationalassistantrefereein2005.Thefourthofficial,Ibrahim,isalsofromJordanandbecameaninternationalrefereein2014.Lippibeforethegame:Myfocusistorestoretheteam’sconfidence,wewillfirstfocusonthegameagainstQatarandSouthKorea.Ofcourse,ourgoalistoqualifyfortheWorldCup,hopingtocreateamiracle;ifnot,wealsohopetomakeagoodprogressforthefutureconstructionoftheteamandlayasolidfoundationforthesubsequentAsianCup.  Fossati:ThegamewiththeChineseteamisanimportantgame,3pointsisouronlygoal.Weknowthatthiswillbeadifficultgame,butinordertoadvancetothenextround,wewillnotacceptanyotherresults,only3pointsiswhatwewant.Wehavelosttoomanyopportunitiesinthefront,andnowweareinaverydifficultperiod,andwewillnottolerateanyslippageinthefollowinggames.IhopetoreturntoDohawith3pointstomakeourfanshappy.Furtherreading:Theclose-upof11mainplayersinthefirstgameoftheWarringStatesFootballTeaminChinaandCardExposure:WuLeisinglearrowAFCupdatedthelistof23playersintheWarringStatesFootballTeamoftheChinesecardZhangChengdongandFuHuanluoThelocationofthecardinthebattleofQatar23players:thecoreleaderofthe10thLaLigaYaofengselected