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Opponent watch: Qatar

18:30 GMT 13/11/2019
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The Lions will first play Qatar in a friendly tomorrow....

As Singapore prepares to kick-start their 2022 World Cup Qualifiers once against Yemen on the 19th of November, the Lions will first play Qatar in a friendly tomorrow.

And here are some things to note about their middle-eastern opponents:

1) Qatar are ranked 57th in the FIFA world rankings and are fifth in Asia

2) The entire team ply their trade in the Qatar top-tier, Qatar Stars League

3) They are the defending champions of the Asian Cup after beating Japan 3-1 in the latest edition of the tournament

4) Singapore and Qatar have met 11 times with the latter coming out on top ten times, losing only once

5) Qatar deploys a confident passing style of play and have an abundance of sources for goals from defence to attack. Key players include Hassan Al Haydos and Almaez Ali