The UAE national team's harvest in the World Cup qualifiers.. 6 victories, 23 goals and a comfortable qualification

The UAE national football team has deservedly and deservedly advanced to the third and decisive round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, after leading the standings of Group G with 18 points, achieving 6 victories out of the 8 matches it played in these qualifiers, and losing only two matches.

He scored 23 goals while conceding 7 goals.  

Despite his failure to go with two losses to Thailand and Vietnam, and to finish the first round in fourth place with only six points, the UAE team managed to turn the table on its rivals in the decisive second leg recently held in the Emirates, achieving four consecutive victories over Malaysia with four clean goals. And over Thailand with three goals against a goal, and against Indonesia with five clean ones, and against Vietnam by three goals against a goal, they scored the full mark (12 points), after he presented a developed level and appeared in a different way to the one he appeared in during his matches in the first stage. 

Nine players in the national team participated in scoring goals in these qualifiers, as Mabkhout topped the list with 11 goals, while Fabio de Lima scored five goals and a goal for Khalil Ibrahim, Tariq Ahmed, Cayo Canedo, Sebastian Tigali, Ali Salmin, Mohamed Juma Eid and Mahmoud Khamis.  

Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk, who was contracted by the Football Association again in December of last year, succeeded in putting the team in the right place after it had fallen significantly in the past period, but regaining its strength and starting to bare its teeth strongly after coach Marwijk succeeded in addressing previous mistakes that led to The team retreated and employed the potential of the players in the required manner in order to achieve the desired goal, which is to lead the group and reach the second round, and then qualify for the finals in the 2022 World Cup. 

The presence of a distinguished striker such as Ali Mabkhout and the trio of Lima, Caio and Tigali represented a milestone in the ranks of the UAE team, which began to take confident steps towards reaching the World Cup again and repeating the scenario of the historical achievement achieved by the team by being in the World Cup 90 in Italy for the first time in the history of UAE football.

The results of the UAE national team in the World Cup qualifiers,

beat Malaysia back and forth 2-1 and

4-0, beat Indonesia back and forth 5-0 in the two matches,

lost from Thailand with two goals to one in the first leg,

lost from Vietnam with a goal without a response in the first leg,  

beat Thailand 3-1 in the first leg The second leg

beat Vietnam 3-2 in the second leg  

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