FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Jordan vs Saudi Arabia: Predicted lineup, injury news, head-to-head, telecast

November 19 2023
Jordan vs Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia started their campaign with a win

In the heart of Amman, under the dazzling floodlights of the Amman International Stadium, football enthusiasts are gearing up for a riveting clash between two regional powerhouses. On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 09:30 PM (IST), Jordan and Saudi Arabia will go head-to-head in a football spectacle that promises both drama and skill.

As the sun sets over the bustling city, anticipation is building among fans who eagerly await the kickoff. The Amman International Stadium is set to be the stage for a showdown that extends beyond the mere pursuit of victory; it’s a battle that encapsulates the passion, pride, and dedication of the players who will don their national colours.

In the blue corner stands Jordan, a team grappling with recent challenges but armed with a determination to turn the tide. The echoes of the crowd will resonate with the hopes of seeing their beloved team reclaim glory on home turf.

On the opposing side, Saudi Arabia, with a World Cup hero in their ranks, carries the weight of expectations. Saleh Al-Shehri, the striker who etched his name in the annals of football history with a memorable goal against Argentina, symbolizes the resilience and skill that the Saudi squad brings to the pitch.

It’s about Yazan Al Naimat, the talented forward who wears his heart on his sleeve for both Al Ahli and the Jordanian national team. It’s about Saleh Al-Shehri, whose indomitable spirit shone through even in the face of injury during the FIFA World Cup 2022.


Tuesday, November 21, 2023, 09:30 PM (IST) Amman International Stadium, Amman, Jordan.


Jordan: D L L L L L

Saudi Arabia: W L D L L L

Players to Watch

Yazan Al Naimat (Jordan)

Yazan Abdallah Ayed Al-Naimat, born on June 4, 1999, is a talented footballer from Jordan. He excels as a forward, showcasing his skills while representing Al Ahli in the Qatar Stars League. Additionally, Yazan proudly dons the jersey of the Jordan national team, demonstrating his dedication to both club and country on the football pitch.

Saleh Al-Shehri (Saudi Arabia)

Saleh Khalid Mohammed Al-Shehri, born on November 1, 1993, is a talented Saudi Arabian footballer known for his skills as a striker. Currently, he proudly represents both Al-Hilal and the Saudi Arabia national team.

In a remarkable moment on November 22, 2022, during the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, Saleh showcased his prowess by scoring the opening goal for Saudi Arabia in a thrilling match against Argentina. His goal not only contributed to the team’s success but also added a memorable chapter to his own football journey.

Match facts

  • In the previous five meetings, Saudi Arabia has won once, Jordan has won three times, and there has been one tie.
  • Jordan has dropped their last four games.
  • In their last eight games, Saudi Arabia has not triumphed.
  • Jordan has given up a goal in each of their previous seven games.

Team news and Injury

As per the announcement from the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, Coach Roberto Mancini made the decision to release Salem Al-Dawsari from the national team camp due to a medical report highlighting his inability to participate and the necessity for treatment.

Al-Dawsari, who was recently honoured with the Best Asian Player award, suffered an ankle injury during a match against Al-Taawoun after a tackle by Abdulmalik Al-Ayiri. Despite the injury, he showed remarkable determination by continuing to play until the end of the game.


Matches: 3

Jordan: 2

Draw: 1

Saudi Arabia: 0

Predicted Lineup for Jordan vs Saudi Arabia

Jordan Predicted Lineup: (4-2-3-1)

Abu Laila; Shelbaya, Nassib, Marei, Abu Hashish; Al-Rawabdeh, Al-Rashdan; Al-Tamari, Alwan, Abu Taha; Al-Dardour

Saudi Arabia Predicted Lineup: (3-5-2)

Al-Owais; Tambakti, Awn Al Saluli, Al-Bulayhi; Abdulhamid, Al Ghamdi, Mukhtar, Abbas Al Hassan, Muath Faqeehi; Al-Shehri, Mohammed Mara

Match Prediction for Jordan vs Saudi Arabia

In a clash between Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the odds favour Saudi Arabia with a 1-2 victory. Saudi Arabia has displayed defensive strength in recent matches, consistently securing on the road. Jordan’s struggles at home and a trend of low-scoring games for both teams make this prediction a plausible outcome.

Prediction: Jordan 1-2 Saudi Arabia


India – FanCode

UK– None

US – FOX Sports, ESPN

Nigeria – AIT, SuperSport

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