In the second quarter final of the Asian Champions League, Guangzhou will play at home with Lakhwiya. The match will start at 15:00 and brings us face to face a team from China and a visiting band from Qatar.
Guangzhou was imposed in last weekend’s 2-1 Changchun Yatai in the Chinese Super League football. So the home team in this meeting is pasteaza advance of 14 points over second band Shandong Luneng. Guangzhou championship so far not been defeated by any band and is in excellent shape. At home in the matches played in the championship he won nine of ten possible games and scored 32 goals, getting only three.
In the previous round of the AFC Central Coast last winning both matches. First was won 2-1 in Australia then won 3-0 at home. On April 24, was defeated last time Guangzhou in all competition, then lost 2: 3 in the Asian Champions League against those from Urawa.
Marcello Lippi, coach of the hosts of this match will play in attack Elkeson following to take his place Bareios Lucas. Brazil will make its debut as AFC championship after scoring 20 goals in 21 games. Lippi said that this competition has become increasingly stronger by the major investments made by clubs in Asia lately.
Lakhwiya is in full training and will have a clear downside to this game, not having official matches up. The band won away in the friendly match last week with Al Arabi 2-0. Lakhwiya passed in the final 16-heights of Al Hilal after a 1-0 away win and a draw at home 2-2. Lakhwiya is currently coached by Eric Gerets. Belgian hopes his team to be ready 100% for the duel with the Chinese in Guangzhou. Gerets believes opponents in this game are strong in all departments, not just the offensive.
At this meeting Gerets can not be based right fullback Mohamed Musa, but no striker Ali Afif.