To secure their Place in the Quarter Final game Saudi Arabia have to Face stiff challenge as they will be play against Japan in the Round of 16 games.
So far Saudis show a good performance in the group stage game in AFC Asian cup 2019 but ahead of the match against japan, Coach of the Side Antonia Pizzi warned his team and said its no less than “life or death” game for them.
“We have a great opportunity to carve a new path for ourselves. The game against Japan will be considered as life or death, simply because the team that loses will be sent home and all the players are ready and available tomorrow.
“I trust my players and I know they will do well. We have, at least, a 50 percent to win the match and then 50 percent to win the tournament. We will play our usual game, which is possession and passing of the ball.”
“They are considered Asia’s best. But we are high on confidence, that’s why we are here. It will not be an easy game for us but we will try to win.”