4 reasons why the UAE national team qualified and turned the table in Group G
The UAE national team qualified for the third stage of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and the 2023 Asian Cup after defeating Vietnam by three goals to two, to achieve a wonderful "Remontada" after it was ranked fourth in Group G before the start of the second leg.
4 reasons contributed to the success of "Al-Abyad" in turning the table on the G7 teams, and "Emirates Today" reviews them as follows:
Hosting the matches
The Football Association's decision to request hosting Group G matches and the Asian Confederation's approval of the request contributed to facilitating the task of the national team in all competitions matches at home, avoiding travel and exhaustion, especially at the end of the domestic season.
The national team played the second leg matches and included new faces that contributed to the strength of the offensive line, after Fabio Lima, Caio Canedo and Sebastian Tigali joined the "White" list, in addition to the presence of the team's historical scorer, Ali Mabkhout, as well as the brilliance of all players and their eagerness to win.
The technical staff dealt very intelligently with the four matches, and played each match with great caution, which contributed to the progression of the players and the development of their level, after the team started the second leg matches by defeating Malaysia, so that Al-Abyad gained great confidence and continued his victories by defeating Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam .
Support of the public and the media
The national team received great support from various media, whether written, audio or visual, while the decision to attend the audience by 30% to the stands contributed to giving the players a great moral boost, and giving them an important advantage over the competing teams for "Al-Abyad".
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