Al Ain faces Emirates Club in a match of the 16th round of the UAE League.
Al Ain: The hosts are currently taking the 2nd position in the league with 35 points won. They have registered 10 wins and 5 draws after fifteen matches played. Al Ain comes into this match after a home win (7-0) against Ajman. Also, their home performance is very good. Furthermore, Al Ain is undefeated in their last 18 matches. Although they are far from being a solid defensive team they have very good strikers. So far, they have scored 39 and conceded 16 goals.
Emirates Club: The away team is in the 11th position of the table with 11 points won. They are in relegation zone thanks to 3 wins only, 2 draw and 10 losses. In the previous round, Emirates Club lost (0-2) in a home match against Shabab Al-Ahli Dubai. Also, they have failed to win any of their last 3 matches. Emirates Club has the weakest defence on the road this season with 17 goals against them in 8 matches played. Meanwhile, this season, they have 17 goals for and 32 against.
Conclusion: Al Ain has the best offence in this league and has scored 17 goals in the last 5 matches while conceding only three in the same period. On the other side, the away team has conceded 9 goals in the same number of matches. Also, the hosts will be having home advantage against the visitors who have not won an away match this season. Therefore, we can see a home team taking an early lead here.
|21.10.17||LEA||Emirates Club||Al Ain||0 : 2|
|19.01.17||LEA||Emirates Club||Al Ain||3 : 2|
|22.09.16||LEA||Al Ain||Emirates Club||5 : 2|
|08.05.16||LEA||Al Ain||Emirates Club||0 : 0|
|25.12.15||LEA||Emirates Club||Al Ain||0 : 1|