At the start of the 2019 Asian Cup, not many would have given Qatar or the United Arab Emirates a chance of making it to the semi-final but both sides have exceeded expectation to cement a top 4 place. Now they are on collision course this evening to set up a summit clash with Japan who thumped Iran 3-0. Both countries come into the game after defeating to ranked sides like South Korea and Australia and their confidence is sky high. Qatar may have played more beautiful compared to UAE but the later will not care even if it wins ugly. AFC Asian Cup 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download Asia Cup Football Full Timetable in IST With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.
A hostile reception awaits the Qatar football team when it takes on the field against hosts UAE even though authorities have asked the crowd to be more civil. The players will need to battle against the crows which will act as the twelfth man. Their key man, defensive midfielder Assim Madibo is back after serving a one-game suspension and will slot back in the playing eleven. Bassem Al Rawi and Abdulaziz Hatem won't take part in the game though after being booked in the South Korea game. Almoez Ali who is the top scorer of the competition with seven goals has gone quiet in the last two matches. His nation will need him firing once again if they are to make a historic final.
Ali Mabkhout has scored four times for UAE so far after his five goals in the last edition. One of the greats of the competition, Mabkhout will need all his skill to steer UAE to the finals. Ismail Matar was brilliant against the Aussies and the veteran midfielder will go all guns blazing in what looks likely to be his last Asian Cup. He urged his team to take advantage of playing in front of home support to beat Qatar. Alberto Zaccheroni their Italian manager may set up a team to absorb pressure and hit the opposition on the counter. UAE and Qatar are two unpredictable teams with almost similar game plans. A moment of individual brilliance could decide the winner of the tie.
When is Qatar vs United Arab Emirates AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match? Know the Date, Time and Venue Details
The AFC Asian Cup 2019 between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates on January 20, i.e. Sunday, is scheduled to begin at 07:30 p.m (IST), and it will be played at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of Qatar vs United Arab Emirates, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match?
Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in India. Hence, the live match telecast of Qatar vs United Arab Emirates will be available on Star Sports' channels. The fans in south-east Asian regions and Australia will be able to see live match action on Fox Sports Network.
How to Watch the Free Live Streaming Online and Football Score Updates of Qatar vs the United Arab Emirates, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match?
Since Star Sports Network is the official broadcaster of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in India, the fans will be able to watch the live action through Star Sports' live streaming service, i.e. Hotstar.