Preview: Jordan VS Bahrain

Jordan will face Bahrain at the Khalifa International Stadium on Thursday in the final round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup group stage.

Jordan national football team and Bahrain national football team meet again 2 years after the friendly match which Jordan won 1-2. Jordan national football team will be playing the match after a draw against Korea Republic last Saturday in Group Round which extended their unbeaten streak to 4 matches. This match can be a great chance for them to turn to winning ways if they sort out the problems in the defense as they have been conceding goals for 5 consecutive home matches now.

Bahrain national football team are approaching the match in a good mood after claiming a 1-0 win in Group Round against Malaysia.

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Jordan have played a draw with Korea Republic in their previous match while Bahrain have won Malaysia in their previous match. Overall, Jordan have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 2, while Bahrain have won 10 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 1.

Jordan have won 3 times (0-4 against Malaysia on 16th of January, 6-1 against Japan on 9th of January and 1-2 against Qatar on 5th of January), lost twice (2-1 against Lebanon on 28th of December and 0-2 against Saudi Arabia on 22nd of November) and drew once (2-2 against Korea Republic on 20th of January) in their most recent 6 matches.

Bahrain have won twice (1-0 against Malaysia on 20th of January and 0-2 against Yemen on 17th of November) and lost 4 times (3-1 against Korea Republic on 15th of January, 0-3 against Angola on 10th of January, 0-2 against Australia on 6th of January and 0-2 against United Arab Emirates on 21st of November) in their most recent 6 matches.


Jordan and Bahrain have met 5 times since September 2016. Jordan have won twice, 2 matches ended in a draw while Bahrain have won once. The most recent match between them took place on September 8, 2021 in a friendly where Jordan won 1-2. Jordan have scored 4 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total while Bahrain have scored 3.

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