Qatar vs El Salvador preview, team news and prediction – CONCACAF Gold Cup

Grenada vs Qatar

Qatar will take on El Salvador in the Quarter-final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on 25th July at the State Farm Stadium.

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Qatar has created quite an impact in their maiden appearance at this tournament, dominating their group with two victories and a tie and scoring nine goals throughout the way, the most of any team in the group phase.

When Qatar takes on El Salvador in the quarter-finals, they will be looking to extend their undefeated streak to 11 games and advance through to the semis.

El Salvador

El Salvador, who had previously struggled in this competition, were one of the first teams to qualify for the knockout rounds, winning two games in a row this time.

They are up against a tough Qatar side and would want to avoid any mistakes if they want to advance further in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


Qatar and El Salvador have faced each other only once which was a friendly fixture last month resulting in a 1-0 victory for Qatar.

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Qatar: WWDWW

Qatar vs El Salvador
Action from an El Salvador match

El Salvador: DLWWL

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Qatar have no injury concerns and are expected to start with their ideal line-up.

El Salvador

El Salvador will miss the services of Romulo Villabos, who was ruled out due to an arm fracture and Tony Rugamas, who is out due to flu. Miguel Lemus also misses after getting his second yellow card in the last game.

Probable Playing XI for Qatar vs El Salvador

Honduras vs Qatar
Qatar Football Team


Meshaal Barsham, Abdelkarim Hassan, Boualem Khoukhi, Tarek Salman, Homam Ahmed, Musab Kheder, Karim Boudiaf, Akram Afif, Abdulaziz Hatem, Almoez Ali, Mohammed Muntari

El Salvador

Mario Gonzalez, Eriq Zavaleta, Jose Campos, Roberto Dominguez, Alexander Larin, Isaac Portillo, Darwin Ceren, Jairo Henriquez, Marvin Monterrosa, Walmer Martinez, Joshua Perez

Final Prediction

Qatar are expected to win this game owing to their effective and intimidating lineup. They are also undefeated in their last 10 games and would look to continue with that at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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