Hong Kong vs Bahrain
World Cup Qualification AFC
Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: Hong Kong Stadium.
Hong Kong has been the punching bag in Group C and they have little chance against Bahrain with the unbeaten streak in the campaign.
Hong Kong vs Bahrain Head-to-head (h2h)
- Bahrain is unbeaten in the last four meetings.
- Hong Kong has won only one of their clashes in 1993 at home.
- The guest has three clean sheets in the five encounters.
- Their previous encounter gave a 0-2 away win for Bahrain.
Hong Kong vs Bahrain Prediction
Hong Kong has been in the downhill at home with 6 losses in the last ten home matches in the run. Also, the hosting side has been winless after three matches in the qualifiers. They have scored only one goal in the contest so far.
Hong Kong lost their opening home match against Iran in the qualifiers.
Also, their last two home matches with the same 0-2 score on the board against the likes of Chinese Taipei and Iran. Their only win recently at home was against Guangdong XI GC Asian Cup.
Moreover, Hong Kong has been winless in the last two h2h clashes with Bahrain in 2009 and 2017.
On the other hand, the visiting side has shown better composure than the host. Bahrain has been unbeaten in the last seven away fixtures in their schedule. They finished the last four away clashes with the same 1-0 score on the board against the likes of Jordan, Kuwait, Iraq, and Cambodia.
Also, Bahrain is unbeaten in the qualifiers Group C other than Iraq. Facing the winless team in the campaign is sure to give Bahrain more upper hand in the game.
Apart from that, their previous encounter on the road with Cambodia gifted them with a 0-1 win on the road. Al Aswad gave the winning lead for Bahrain in the 78th minute of the game.
Besides that, the home team has been in a downward slope in their form at home. In the meantime, Bahrain has been performing well in the campaign at both away and home. Hence, the host doesn’t hold much power with their home ground advantage.
Hence, based on their performance in the campaign, it is clear that Bahrain has more chance of winning the game.
Mostly, it will be a low scoring affair as the host has scored only one goal so far and Bahrain has netted in only 3 goals.
Hong Kong vs Bahrain Betting tips
Bahrain to win @ 1.37
Under 2.5 goals @ 2.70