Saudi Arabia U20 vs Japan U20 is the most anticipated duel by football fans around the world. The starting lineup for the two national teams will be filled with the best players to win Week 3 of the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup. You can watch Saudi Arabia U20 vs Japan U20 live stream on Thursday, March 09, 2023 at 07:00 EDT on the official football TV channel available in this article.
|Match||Saudi Arabia U20 vs. Japan U20|
|Competition||2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup|
|Match day||Week 3|
|Venue||Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent|
|Date||Thursday, March 09, 2023|
|Official TV||Soccer TV|
A thrilling showdown is about to take place between Saudi Arabia U20 and Japan U20 in their final match of Group D in the AFC U20 Championship. With Japan leading three points ahead of Saudi Arabia and China, the situation is getting complicated with the head-to-head ranking system implemented by the tournament committee.
Japan is in the lead with 6 points and only needs a draw to advance to the quarterfinals, and they could even secure the top spot in the group. A victory by Saudi Arabia with a sufficient goal difference will see them through to the next round and eliminate Japan. However, they must be cautious because if they only win by one goal, they will be knocked out due to their worst head-to-head record.
Saudi Arabia U20 has not shown their best performance in this tournament after losing to China PR U20 with a score of 2-0. In the last game, Mutellip Iminqari and Xu Bin successfully scored goals for China U20, while Kyosuke Sano, Naoki Kumata, and Itsuki Sakamoto scored goals for Japan U20 in their victory over Kyrgyz Republic U20.
Despite Saudi Arabia losing their second match against China, they have a tough and talented team with many promising young players. However, they need to improve their attack, which has already proven to be ineffective in the first game against Kyrgyzstan.
For Saudi Arabia U20, they must rely on their key striker, Abdullah Al Hamdan, who is also the team captain. Al Hamdan is one of the key players in the Saudi Arabia U20 squad and is expected to create opportunities to score goals for his team.
Meanwhile, Japan has shown their class by dominating China and Kyrgyzstan in all football statistics in their last two matches. The young Japanese team has shown their quality by winning the AFC U20 title in 2016 and reaching the semifinals in the AFC U20 2018, as well as reaching the group stage in the FIFA U20 World Cup.
Coach Koichi Togashi and the Japan team will continue to maintain their maximum concentration to avoid unwanted surprises, while Saudi Arabia must win the game with a sufficient goal difference to secure victory and advance to the next round. Japan U20 can rely on their tough front line, especially Kyosuke Sano, who scored in the last game.
Whoever wins this match will deserve to advance to the quarterfinals and prove themselves as one of the best teams in the tournament.
Saudi Arabia U20 Performance
- November 19, 2022 – France U20 [1 – 1] Saudi Arabia U20 (Friendlies)
- November 21, 2022 – Saudi Arabia U20 [1 – 2] Slovakia U20 (Friendlies)
- February 23, 2023 – Qatar U20 [1 – 2] Saudi Arabia U20 (Friendlies)
- March 03, 2023 – Saudi Arabia U20 [1 – 0] Kyrgyz Republic U20 (AFC U23 Qualification)
- March 06, 2023 – China PR U20 [2 – 0] Saudi Arabia U20 (AFC U23 Qualification)
Japan U20 Performance
- November 17, 2022 – Japan U20 [3 – 2] Slovakia U20 (Friendlies)
- November 19, 2022 – Spain U19 [0 – 1] Japan U20 (Friendlies)
- November 22, 2022 – France U20 [2 – 1] Japan U20 (Friendlies)
- March 03, 2023 – Japan U20 [2 – 1] China PR U20 (AFC U23 Qualification)
- March 06, 2023 – Kyrgyz Republic U20 [0 – 3] Japan U20 (AFC U23 Qualification)
Possible Starting Lineup:
|Saudi Arabia U20 (4-3-3)||Japan U20 (3-4-3)|
Saudi Arabia U20 vs. Japan U20 Live Stream
Tonight there is an exciting match between Saudi Arabia U20 vs Japan U20 in the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup competition. If nothing changes, of course you can watch the live broadcast and live streaming of Saudi Arabia U20 vs Japan U20 via the Soccer TV platforms.
Held at the Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent on Thursday, March 09, 2023, the Saudi Arabia U20 vs. Japan U20 show will start kick-off at 07:00 EDT. The following is additional information on TV channels in several countries that are broadcasting streaming this match.
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