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| On Oct 7, 2021 6:30 PM IST

SAU vs JPN Dream11 Team Prediction Saudi Arabia vs Japan World Cup Qualifiers Live Score October 7


SAU vs JPN Dream11: Saudi Arabia will be taking on Japan for the upcoming Group B Fixture of the World Cup Qualifiers. Saudi Arabia is currently in at the second spot with six points on board. They started off their campaign with a 3-“1 win over Vietnam, which was followed up by a 1-0 win versus Oman. As for Japan, they are in third with three points to their names. It was a disappointing start to the season for them as they were on the receiving end of a `1-0 defeat to Oman. However, they bounced back in their next game by beating Japan by a one-goal margin. Both sides do have quality players up their ranks, and we can expect the upcoming contest to be a closely contested affair. With that being said, here is SAU vs JPN Dream11 Prediction for the game ahead.

Date: October 7, Thursday
Kick-Off: 10:30 PM (IST)
Venue: King Abdullah Sports City

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Saudi Arabia: WWW

Japan: WLW

Head to Head

From the 16 meetings between the two sides, it’s Japan that has the edge with 10 wins. Saudi Arabia have managed to secure five wins. Two games have ended on level terms.

Saudi Arabia News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • M Al Owais should be starting in at goal.
  • S Al Graham, A Al Amri, A Madu and Y Al Shahrani can be the back four in defence.
  • S Al Najei and A Al Maliki can partner along in central midfield.
  • F Al Muwallad, S Al Faraj and S Al Dawsari could provide the service to S Al Shehri.

Saudi Arabia Starting XI (Likely)

Mohammed Al-Owais (GK)
Sultan Al-Graham
Abdulelah Al-Amri
Abdullah Madu
Yasser Al-Shahrani
Sami Al-Najei
Abdulellah Al-Maliki
Fahad Al-Muwallad
Salman Al-Faraj
Salem Al-Dawsari
Saleh Al-Shehri

Japan News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • S Gonda should be starting in at goal.
  • Y Nagatomo, M Yoshida, Y Nakayama and T Tomiyasu can line up in defence.
  • D Kamada, G Haraguchi and R Doan are expected to feature in midfield.
  • R Doan, Y Osako and T Minamino are anticipated to lead the attack.

Japan Starting XI (Likely)

Shuichi Gonda (GK); Yuyto Nagatomo, Maya Yoshida, Yuta Nakayama, Takehiro Tomiyasu; Daichi Kamada, Genki Haraguchi, Ritsu Doan; Ritsu Doan, Yuya Osako, Takumi Minamino

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Saleh Al Shehri has a goal from the two appearances in the Qualifiers so far for Saudi Arabia, and should be starting here.

Total Goals 43
Total Assists 9
Goals in the WC Qualifiers 1


Takumi Minamino can play a pivotal role in the final third region for Japan. Minamino has two goals in his last two appearances.

Total Goals 89
Total Assists 45
Goals this season 2

Differential Pick 

Juyano Ito has a goal, and six assists from 15 appearances this season. He is expected to start for Japan as well.

Total Goals 48
Total Assists 68
Goals this season 1

SAU vs JPN Dream 11 Teams

GK: S Gonda
DEF: M Yosihda, S Muroya, S Al Ghanam, A Al Amri
MID: T Minamini, M Kanno, A Al Malk
FOR: Y Osako, J Ito, S Al Shehri

Match Odds:

The SAU vs JPN Today Match Prediction Odds are in favor of Japan to get the win here.

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