Patient Qatar who had to wait for second-half goals to arrive in order to secure a win over Lebanon hope it will be a lot easier against North Korea today. The decimation meted out to North Korea at the hands of Saudi Arabia leaves them short of confidence. It will not be an easy task for them to improve their standards with games coming in at such a fast pace. For 2022 hosts Qatar, the entire footballing world seems to be interested in each and every move of theirs. It is imperious for the team to keep performing well in order to build a positive image. AFC Asian Cup 2019 Points Table: Latest Group-Wise Team Standings of 17th Edition of Men’s Football Championship Tournament of Asia.
After his game-changing display against Lebanon, 2018 AFC Player of the Year Abdelkarim Hassan is likely to start today. His introduction led to Qatar playing with more freedom and purpose going forward and the fans would love him get a chance in the starting eleven. Felix Sanchez, the Qatar coach has vowed to continue with their patient style of play even though it may be termed boring by quite a few. Striker Almoez Ali found the back of the net and will be hoping to get a few more against the North Koreans.
North Korea have Kwang Song Han suspended for the game after his dismissal against Saudi Arabia. The winger is one of the most important members of the squad and his unavailability will impact the team in building attacks. The problem for head coach Kim Yong-Jun is that the defensive pairing of Jang Kung Chol and Kim Song-Gi looked poor in their last game. With not much depth in the squad in terms of experience, Jun can only hope his defence tidies up in time for the Qatar game. Qatar will get the job done against North Korea, an important step in their quest to make it to the next round. AFC Asian Cup 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download Asia Cup Football Full Timetable in IST With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.
When is North Korea vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match? Know the Date, Time and Venue Details
In the first match on January 13, i.e. Sunday, North Korea will face Qatar. The competition will begin at 4.30 PM (IST) and it will be played at the Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of North Korea vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match?
The viewers will able to watch the live match action of North Korea vs Qatar on Star Sports Network channels. The viewers in the south-east Asian regions and Australia can watch the live match telecast on Fox Sports Network.
How to Watch the Free Live Streaming Online and Football Score Updates of North Korea vs Qatar, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match?
As Star Sports Network holds the official broadcasting rights of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in India, the viewers can catch the live action through Star Sports' live streaming service, i.e. Hotstar.