Mancini’s Saudi Arabia, ‘No. 1 coach’s annual salary,’ came from behind to beat Oman, ‘No. 74 FIFA ranking’ (Roundup)

Saudi Arabia came from behind to beat Oman 2-1 in the first Group F match of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup at Khalifa International Stadium in Alaiyan, Qatar, at 2:30 a.m. on the 17th (Korea time).

This increased the Saudi Arabian team’s chances of reaching the round of 16 by winning its first match. Saudi Arabia is drawing keen attention along with the ‘candidates’ Korea and Japan at this year’s event.

This is why he participated in the tournament with the star coach as well as his potential to catch Argentina, the winner, at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

According to the Italian media Gazeta delo Sport, Mancini is paid 27 million U.S. dollars a year in Saudi Arabia. He is the overwhelming number one among the coaches of the 24 teams that participated in the championship.

Saudi Arabia, which has a huge oil money from the sovereign wealth fund (PIF), has appointed Mancini, a mastermind who has won on world stages such as Italian professional football Serie A, English professional football Premier League (EPL), and UEFA Euro Championship, and participated in the tournament aiming for the top of Asia.

Saudi Arabia, ranked 56th in the FIFA rankings, were expected to secure an easy win in the first leg against Oman, ranked 74th, but it did not go as planned. 사설 토토사이트

Oman scored the first goal. In the 14th minute of the first half, Salah al-Yahayi scored a penalty kick, breaking the balance of the game. Since then, Saudi Arabia has struggled to score an equalizer, but Oman’s goal has not been easily opened.

Fortunately, he scored the equalizer in the second half. In the 33rd minute of the second half, Abdulrahman Gharib dribbled through the box to break the opponent’s defense and kicked a half-beat fast shot to crush the Omani net.

Saudi Arabia, which enjoyed the mood by scoring a goal, operated more aggressively to score a come-from-behind goal. In the 51st minute of the second half, Ali al-Bulaihi split the Oman goal with a header from inside the penalty box. The referee checked the VAR and found the goal.

Saudi Arabia ended the game with a 2-1 victory. Saudi Arabia will play its second match against Kyrgyzstan at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium. Earlier in the same group, Thailand beat Kyrgyzstan 2-0 to lead the group.

This brings Thailand to first place, Saudi Arabia to second place, Oman to third place, and Kyrgyzstan to fourth place.

Thailand won 2-0 in the first Group F match of the Asian Cup against Kyrgyzstan at 11:30 p.m. on the 16th at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

Thailand aggressively pressured Kyrgyzstan from the start. Then, Supachai Chaidid scored the first goal in the 26th minute of the first half to take the lead. Kyrgyzstan, which lost a point, tried to equalize the goal through counterattack tactics, but failed to create a proper chance to score.

He then scored another goal in the second half. Chaidid scored multiple goals. He calmly finished the opportunity that came three minutes into the second half, widening the gap between the two teams by two goals.

Since then, both teams have struggled to score additional goals and comeback goals, respectively, but no points have been scored, so the game ended with Thailand’s victory.

Thailand will play its second game at 11:30 p.m. on the 21st at the Khalifa Stadium in Oman and Abdullah bin.

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