The UAE national football team defeats Thailand with Caio's kick, Lima's header and Pele's touch
The national team defeated its Thai counterpart with two goals against a goal in the ninth round of the Group G matches of the double qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Cup, so that "Al-Abyad" raised its score to 12 points, while the balance of "War Elephants" stopped at 9 points.
The Thai national team dominated the midfield in the first 10 minutes, but without a threat to the goal, while "Al-Abyad" entered the atmosphere of the meeting after Ali Mabkhout and Fabio Lima moved, and Caio Canedo scored the first goal from a ball that bounced from Thailand's defense and Caio shot it strong in the goal (14) .
On the other hand, Ali Mabkhout missed an opportunity completely alone with the goal (26), before Fabio Lima added the second goal after receiving a cross from Bandar Al-Ahbabi and Lima headed it into the goal (34).
In the second half, the national team continued its advantage and Bandar Al-Ahbabi almost scored the third goal after he hit a beautiful ball from a direct free kick that the Thai goalkeeper saved and touched the crossbar and kicked into a corner kick (51), while the Thailand team scored the first goal through Sovanat in the 54th minute.
At a time when the Thai team pressed to score the equalizer, substitute Mohamed Juma Pele scored the third goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time, ending the match with the victory of "Al-Abyad" by three goals to one.
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