Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Scoreline USA 1, Qatar 0

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Scoreline USA 1, Qatar 0
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Scoreline USA 1, Qatar 0. USA was predicted to win the Gold Cup 2021 semi-final match against Qatar as per latest USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds. US ahead on attack and defence, Qatar ahead in the mid-field

Match Update

Scoreline USA 1, Qatar 0, Full time

Gyasi Zardes, 86th minute

Qatar
USA
Shots on Target
2
4
Possession
41%
59%
Corners
3
4

Originally tweeted by U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) on July 30, 2021.

86′ | GOALLLLLL GYASIIIIIII 🇺🇸

1-0 | #QATvUSA | 🇶🇦⚽️🇺🇸

Nicholas Gioacchini calm under pressure in the box, gets to the endline and puts it across to Zardes who buries from close range!

Pre-Match Analysis

The US will play against Qatar in the first semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. USA defeated Jamaica in the quarter finals to make into the semi-finals while Qatar defeated El Salvador.

On Sunday, team USA was up against Jamaica in the quarter finals of Gold Cup 2021. Both the teams looked equally strong with no goals being scored by the end of first half. Even in the second half, both the teams found it difficult to find the nets, however, the 83rd minute goal by Matthew Hoppe sealed the semi final spot for the US.

Qatar on the other hand was the first team to make it into the semi-finals of Gold Cup 2021. In the quarter finals they were up against El Salvador. Qatar made an early breakthrough in the match by scoring the first goal in the 2nd minute. Abdulaziz Hatem doubled the lead in the 8th minute. The 55th minute penalty by Almoez Ali almost sealed the victory for Qatar as they were ahead by 3 goals. However, in 2nd half two back to back goals by Joaquin Rivas brought El Salvador back in the game but it was not enough for them to win the match and in the end Qatar won by 3-2 goals.

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: US to win

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Winner

United States
Qatar
Predicted Winner
Odds: 2.0
Odds: 3.80
USA
Odds: 2.05
Odds: 3.80
USA
Predicted Goals: 2
Predicted Goals: 2
USA wins on Penalty

Qatar and USA are set to clash in the first semi-finals of Gold Cup 2021 on Thursday. Both the teams are yet to be defeated in the tournament. However, USA have won all the 4 matches that it played in the tournament while Qatar won 3 and drew on one occasion. Looking at the team stats and also considering the home advantage, USA is predicted to win against Qatar on Thursday.

USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Predicted Line up

Predicted Formation Qatar: 5-3-2

Predicted Formation USA: 4-3-3

Qatar: Akram Afif Almoez Ali, Hassan Al-Haydos, Karim Boudiaf Abdulaziz Hatem, Homam Ahmed, Pedro Miguel, Boualem Khoukhi, Bassam Al-Rawi and Abdelkarim Hassan

United States: Daryl Dike, Matthew Hoppe, Cristian Roldan, Shaquell Moore, Gianluca Busio Kellyn Acosta, Walker Zimmerman and James Sand

2021 GOLD CUP – USMNT ROSTER BY POSITION (CLUB; CAPS/GOALS)

USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Player ratings and Player CONCACAF Stats

Sofascore rating for CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021
Mathew Hoppe
7.2
Daryl Dike
7.1
Gyasi Zardes
7.1
Almoez Ali
6.9
Mohammad Montari
6.9
Overall
US is ahead on the attack
Sofascore rating for CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021
Sebastian Lletget
7.5
Gianluca Busio
7.2
Eryk Williamson
7.1
James Sands
7.1
Akram Afif
8.2
Abdelaziz Hatem
7.4
Hassan Al Heidos
7.0
Karim Boudiaf
7.0
Overall
Qatar is ahead in the Mid-Field
Sofascore rating for CONCACAF Gold Cup 2021
Samuel Vines
7.5
Miles Robinson
7.4
Walker Zimmerman
7.2
Shaq Moore
7.1
Homam Ahmed
7.2
Pedro Miguel
7.2
Boualem Khoukhi
7.1
Bassam Al-Rawi
7.0
Overall
US is ahead on Defense

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Offensive and Defensive Analysis

Attack

The attack of Qatar has been lead by Akram Afif and Almoez Ali.

Akram Afif have been quite impressive in the tournament. In four matches so far, he has scored 2 goals and has had 3 assists. Overall he has been rated 8.22 out of 10 in the tournament as of now.

Almoez Ali scored twice in the last game against El Salvador. In total he has four goals in the tournament. He has maintained a rating close 7.0 as of now.

Daryl Dike has had a decent tournament so far. He has two goals to his name in 4 games that he played. He is rated 7.13 in the tournament.

Matthew Hoppe was the man of the match against Jamaica in last game as it was his goal that sealed the spot for USA in semi finals. He has the rating of 7.2 as of now.

Midfield

Qatar is expected to play 3 men in the middle. Likes of Hassan Al-Haydos, Karim Boudiaf and Abdulaziz Hatem have been of great support to both defense and the attack.

Hassan Al Haydos has started in 3 of the 4 games and has been in able to score once in the tournament. He has the rating of 7.0 as of now.

Shaquell Moore, Gianluca Busio and Kellyn Acosta are expected to be part of the USA’s starting lineup for this Thursday night match against Qatar.

Shaquell Moore has part of starting line in all the four games. He has one goal to his name and has 78% passing accuracy. He is rated 7.10 as of now.

Defense

The United States have a good defensive wall with likes of Walker Zimmerman, Miles Robinson, and Samuel Vines starting first.

Walker Zimmerman has 1 clean sheet and 75% of aerial dues won as of now. Miles Robinson has scored one goal in the tournament. He has maintained a rating of 7.4 as of now.

Qatar may prefer their usual line up of 5 defense. Homam Ahmed, Pedro Miguel, Boualem Khoukhi, Bassam Al-Rawi and Abdelkarim Hassan are expected to be part of starting line up.

The defense of Qatar have been excellent so far. In group games, Qatar conceded only 3 goals while they conceded 2 goals in the quarter finals.

Homam Ahmed has one goal to his name and has rating of 7.17. Pedro Miguel has won 50% of aerial dues and has started in all the four matches.

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Head-to-head

USA and Qatar haven’t played any head-to-head international match as of now. Thursday’s semi-final match will be the first one-on-one match between the two teams.

Gold Cup 2021: USA vs Qatar Football Predictions and Betting Odds: Match Details

United States vs Jamaica

Scheduled Date and Time: Thursday, July 29 | 7:30 pm ET

Venue: Q2 Stadium, Austin, TX

How to Watch: FS1, Univision, TUDN

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