Al Ahly vs Palmeiras Prediction & Tips
Al-Ahly may be overwhelmed after their first official meeting with European rivals, and their elimination in the semifinals at the hands of UEFA Champions League champions Bayern Munich was the result we all expected in this edition of the World Cup in FIFA clubs. Al-Ahly are expected to lose again, and their last two season-ending games at this tournament have seen losses by a margin of two or more goals.
A simple 2-0 loss to Bayern in the semi-finals was something of a moral victory for Al-Ahly, but history is hard against the Egyptian club as they have a mediocre record at the FIFA Club World Cup. (G4, P10). Two of those losses came to Brazilian opponents by a margin of one goal, which is respectable in the context of those ten losses that produced an average margin of 1.70.
Palmeiras are clear favorites to finish third. However, unlike the other semi-final, they were shaken by surprise by the UANL Tigres, losing 1-0 thanks to a penalty after a goalless first half. He extended his streak of official matches scoring under 1.5 goals to five games (W1, E2, P2), with four of those matches producing a scoreless half.
Although this is Palmeiras’ first campaign in this tournament, the Brazilian team has been characterized by generating entertaining matches. The two Brazilian teams preceding the tiebreaker for third place have prevailed in matches with more than 4.5 goals and both teams have scored during clashes, but despite this tradition of sharp turns, Palmeiras are undefeated in nine official matches after scoring. first (G6, E3).
Players to watch: El Al Ahly have won in all 16 official matches Hussein El Shahat has scored. Meanwhile, Palmeiras will look to Luiz Adriano for inspiration in the final meters – the forward has scored ten goals in 21 league games this season.
Highlight: The average margin separating teams in the last 16 playoff games for third place at the FIFA Club World Cup is exactly one goal.
Al Ahly – Palmeiras FREE TIPS
Palmeiras – Win @ 1.75
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90