Qatar vs El Salvador arrives for this Final 8 clashes after making it through the problematic Round of 16. Only the best remain in the fight for the coveted CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021 trophy as the tournament tapers off. Now there are only 8 teams left in the fight for the desired CONCACAF Gold Cup title. Therefore, a qualification in this duel will fill the winner’s supporters with hope for a historic campaign.
Today our betting tip is for the match between Qatar vs El Salvador. The game will take place at the at 23:30h (UTC). Like all the matches in this CONCACAF Gold Cup, will also occur in the United States, the competition host.
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This game is without a doubt an excellent chance to place a bet since large continental tournaments like this draw a lot of attention from fans who get excited about their national team’s matches. Take advantage of the fact that bookmakers offer many markets on this kind of game and make a good profit.
Teams’ strength in the tournament
In national team tournaments, history often tells a lot about what to expect before a match. This is because there is a great tendency for the best soccer schools to maintain their tradition and reach the final stages. So we cannot disregard the past of the teams in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Given this, we see that Qatar has a record where the team has never even reached a final of any of the CONCACAF Gold Cups. This indicates that the record does not play in the team’s favor. It will take an exceptional championship from every player in the squad to at least aim for a place on the podium.
Whereas El Salvador has achieved to reach the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final in 2 opportunities, without ever winning the title. This shows that there are no great expectations about the campaign of El Salvador since, besides the poor history, the little tradition in soccer does not leave much room for the team to dream very high.
Retrospect Qatar vs El Salvador
Something very important to check before a match, without a doubt, is the history between the two teams. However, if we consider the last 15 years, there has been no confrontation between Qatar vs El Salvador in official matches. So unfortunately there is not much to consider regarding this parameter before this game.
Introduction to the Qatar vs El Salvador betting tip 2021
Details about Qatar
Now that we are already in the knockout stages, one other thing we can take into consideration about Qatar is the team’s current position in the FIFA ranking. The team coached by Felix Sanchez Bas is currently ranked 58th place. The position in the ranking shows that Qatar should not have great hopes in this tournament because of the country’s little tradition in soccer. To get at least close to the podium would be already an outstanding achievement.
Qatar is coming from a victory in the last match they played. The match against Honduras, valid for CONCACAF Gold Cup, is enclosed with a score of 0-2 in favor of the team.
With an average of 6 shots on goal per game in the competition, we can consider that Qatar is a very offensive team, which naturally increases the chances of conversion and victory.
Hashim Ali has proved to be a tremendous individual asset for the team’s offense this season. With 2 goals scored in the competition, the Midfielder has been instrumental in leading Qatar to obtain favorable outcomes on several occasions.
El Salvador in detail
When we look at the placement of El Salvador in the FIFA ranking, we see that the sixty-nine places current position shows that, a knockout appearance is already a commendable achievement, being a team with no tradition in soccer, from the beginning, the expectation was that El Salvador entered the Gold Cup just to compete.
On the other hand, the visiting team arrives at this match after a defeat in the previous event. In a dispute valid for CONCACAF Gold Cup, El Salvador faced the Mexico team, and the score ended with a 1-0 for their rivals.
El Salvador’s statistics
The El Salvador team often tries to control the game through an average ball possession of 57.67%. This is because ball possession above 50% typically gives teams some control over their opponents.
The leading scorer for El Salvador in the season so far is Walmer Martinez. There have been 1 goal scored by the Attacker in the competition, and thanks to these goals, the team has earned valuable points so far.
With an average of 1.33 goals scored per game, the team doesn’t have one of the best attacks in the championship, but it’s also not one of the worst in the competition. This is why the defense must be careful to avoid giving in to bad luck.
Betting markets for Qatar vs El Salvador 2020 match for CONCACAF Gold Cup
Betting suggestion for goals
Looking at the teams’ offensive performance so far, we see that Qatar has scored an average of 3 goals per game, while El Salvador has scored 1.33 goals per game in this CONCACAF Gold Cup. Adding these numbers together, we have an average of 2.165, which indicates that the over 2.5 is an excellent betting alternative. Take advantage of the odds of at Bet365 to place your bet.
Betting on a draw
Betting on the winner of a soccer match is never an easy task, as there are three possible outcomes, and this sport is known to be a real “box of surprises.” But if you are an aggressive bettor, you can take advantage of great opportunities in this market. A great example of that is this match between Qatar x El Salvador 2021.
The two teams are evenly matched. There is no apparent favoritism in the fixture. So since nobody wants to lose in a CONCACAF Gold Cup match, a draw is a real possibility. The best thing is that the draw odds are usually very high. Take the opportunity to try to profit high at Bet365.