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Al-Faisaly vs. Al-Ettifaq 11/27/2021 Saudi Professional League Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Al-Faisaly visits Al-Ettifaq on 11/27/2021 at 09:25 AM.

Al-Faisaly takes on Al-Ettifaq in a Saudi Professional League match. Al-Faisaly with a record of 3-6-2 this season comes into this game with a 0-3-1 record on the road. Al-Ettifaq is 3-4-5 this season and is 1-2-2 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Al-Faisaly and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Al-Ettifaq played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Al-Ettifaq is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Al-Faisaly.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Al-Ettifaq and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their last match, Al-Ettifaq won and now turns their attention to Al-Faisaly at home in friendly territory.

The Al-Faisaly Roster

The Players to Watch for the Al-Faisaly

Romain Amalfitano MF



Romain Amalfitano has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Romain Amalfitano has 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Romain Amalfitano has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Romain Amalfitano has 0 Red Cards this season.

Hicham Faik MF



Hicham Faik has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Hicham Faik has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Hicham Faik has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hicham Faik has 0 Red Cards this season.

Igor Rossi Branco DF



As a scorer, Igor Rossi Branco had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Igor Rossi Branco has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Igor Rossi Branco has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Igor Rossi Branco has 0 Red Cards this season.

Júlio Tavares FW



Júlio Tavares has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Al-Faisaly teammates, Júlio Tavares had 5 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Júlio Tavares has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Júlio Tavares has 1 Red Cards this season.

Ismael Silva Lima MF



As a scorer, Ismael Silva Lima had 9 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Al-Faisaly teammates, Ismael Silva Lima had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ismael Silva Lima has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ismael Silva Lima has 0 Red Cards this season.

The Al-Ettifaq Roster

The Players to Watch for the Al-Ettifaq

Saeed Al Mowalad DF



Saeed Al Mowalad has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Al-Ettifaq teammates, Saeed Al Mowalad had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Saeed Al Mowalad has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Saeed Al Mowalad has 0 Red Cards this season.

Souza MF



As a scorer, Souza had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Al-Ettifaq teammates, Souza had 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Souza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Souza has 0 Red Cards this season.

Ali Hazazi MF



Ali Hazazi has 10 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Ali Hazazi has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ali Hazazi has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ali Hazazi has 0 Red Cards this season.

Saeed Al Rubaie DF



As a scorer, Saeed Al Rubaie had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Saeed Al Rubaie has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Saeed Al Rubaie has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Saeed Al Rubaie has 0 Red Cards this season.

Walid Azaro FW,MF



As a scorer, Walid Azaro had 10 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Walid Azaro has 2 assists this season. He has not been involved in setting up scoring opportunities this season as a distributor.

Walid Azaro has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Walid Azaro has 0 Red Cards this season.

Al-Faisaly Team Stats

The Al-Faisaly Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Al-Faisaly was able to score 0.91 goals. Offensively, they are quite disappointing in their ability to put the ball in the back of the net. Al-Faisaly scored those goals off assists 60.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.55 assists. This is not a team sets up goals off assists as often as others.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Al-Faisaly was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Al-Faisaly attempted 3.45 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. They are not attempting shots on goal enough. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Al-Faisaly is able to get 30.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.







Al-Faisaly Defensive Stats and Metrics

Al-Faisaly gave up 0.91 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This defense and goalkeeper have done a masterful job in preventing opponents from scoring goals. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.09 shots were saved by Al-Faisaly goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 75.6% of shots on target were saved by Al-Faisaly goalkeepers. The defense and goalkeeper effort as a collective does an excellent job together forcing weaker shots on target and preventing shots from becoming goals. Al-Faisaly goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 27.3% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Al-Faisaly Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Al-Faisaly had 17.55 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Al-Faisaly is in the top 41 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Al-Faisaly has successfully intercepted 9.64 passes per 90 minutes of action. Al-Faisaly is in the top 82 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Al-Faisaly has committed 17.09 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Al-Faisaly in the top 98 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Al-Faisaly drew 12.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Al-Faisaly in the top 46 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Al-Faisaly committed an offside 2.0 times. Al-Faisaly is in the top 69 percentile in offside calls against them.







Al-Ettifaq Team Stats

The Al-Ettifaq Offensive Stats and Metrics

Al-Ettifaq scored 1.25 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Al-Ettifaq scored those goals off assists 66.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.83 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Al-Ettifaq was able to score on 0.31 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Al-Ettifaq attempted 4.08 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Al-Ettifaq is able to get 32.9% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Al-Ettifaq Defensive Stats and Metrics

Al-Ettifaq gave up 1.67 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. The defensive effort has been pitiful, maybe it will improve, but this is not working. Nobody should be proud of this. Al-Ettifaq goalkeepers fended off 4.25 shots per 90 minutes. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 60.8% of shots on target were saved by Al-Ettifaq goalkeepers. Shots on goal tend to become goals against this porous defense and goalkeeping unit. Al-Ettifaq goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 25.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Al-Ettifaq Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Al-Ettifaq had 16.67 crosses of the ball on the pitch. This puts Al-Ettifaq in the top 51 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Al-Ettifaq had 12.0 interceptions. Al-Ettifaq is in the top 43 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Al-Ettifaq commits 14.17 fouls. Al-Ettifaq is in the top 77 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Al-Ettifaq drew 10.67 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Al-Ettifaq in the top 73 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Al-Ettifaq had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 2.5 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Al-Ettifaq in the top 91 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Al-Faisaly vs. Al-Ettifaq Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Al-Faisaly 0 Al-Ettifaq 1

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