UAE vs Honduras
Date: Thursday, 11th October 2018
Kick-off at 11:00 UK/ 12:00 CET
Venue: Yeni Rize Sehir Stadium (Rize, Turkey).
The International Friendly time is back. U.A.E sits at 77th position in FIFA rankings. The Whites will be looking to find the ideal squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup which they host in 2019.
They appointed Alberto Zaccheroni as their coach in 2017 aiming the Asian Cup and Qatar World Cup. He has coached Serie A teams of the likes of Juventus, Lazio and Inter. Zaccheroni held the reins of Japan when they won the Asian Cup back in 2011.
The coach may look to rotate the squad and find a working formation. The Whites will be playing the opening match in the Asia Cup against Bahrain.
The previous 6 matches played by them resulted in only 1 win. 3 losses may have wrecked their confidence a bit. The latest match against Laos at home ended 3-0 in favor of the Whites.
Honduras failed to qualify for the Russia WC, and will be looking for a fresh start.
In the last 6 matches they only have 1 win and 3 losses similar to their hosts. La Bicolor lost 1-0 to El Salvador at home.
UAE vs Honduras Head to head
These teams never met in a competitive match before.
UAE vs Honduras Predictions
Both managers will be looking for an evaluation of their tactics in this match, so it may not be a close game.
The Whites have scored one goal per match in the last six home matches while, the visitors conceded 1.33 goals per match in the last six away matches.
UAE vs Honduras Betting tips
U.A.E wins @1.44.
Under 2.5 goals @ 1.42.