Palestine will face the United Arab Emirates at the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday in another round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup group stages.
Palestine national football team and United Arab Emirates national football team (commonly referred to as UAE) meet again 8 years after the Asia 2nd round match which United Arab Emirates won 2-0. Palestine national football team are aproaching the match after a defeat from Iran last Monday not being able to win for 9 straight games.
United Arab Emirates national football team, on the other hand, are approaching the match in a good mood after claiming a 3-1 win in Group Round against Hong Kong.
Palestine have lost to Iran in their previous match while United Arab Emirates have won Hong Kong in their previous match. Overall, Palestine have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 4, while United Arab Emirates have won 11 of their last 20 matches, losing 7 and drawing 2.
Palestine have lost 4 times (4-1 against Iran on 15th of January, 0-1 against Uzbekistan on 7th of January, 0-1 against Australia on 21st of November and 2-0 against Vietnam on 11th of September) and drew twice (0-0 against Saudi Arabia on 9th of January and 0-0 against Lebanon on 16th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.
United Arab Emirates have won 5 times (3-1 against Hong Kong on 14th of January, 1-0 against Kyrgyzstan on 30th of December, 0-2 against Bahrain on 21st of November, 4-0 against Nepal on 16th of November and 2-1 against Lebanon on 18th of October) and lost once (0-1 against Oman on 6th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.
Palestine and United Arab Emirates have met twice since September 2015. 1 match ended in a draw while United Arab Emirates have won once. The most recent match between them took place on March 24, 2016 at the Asia. 2nd round of World Cup where United Arab Emirates won 2-0. Palestine have scored 0 goals in these 2 head-to-head matches in total while United Arab Emirates have scored 2.