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7 facts ahead of Lebanon vs Sri Lanka

After a long wait, Lebanon will restart their 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Their first game will be against Sri Lanka on June 5. Here’s 7 things you should know about this match-up.

  • Mohamed Aakib is the current top scorer of Sri Lanka with 2 goals.
  • With the absence of Hassan Maatouk, it’s Hilal El-Helwe who is the best scorer of the current squad. He scored 8 goals in 28 games.
  • Hilal El-Helwe is Lebanon’s top scorer during these qualifiers. He scored 3 goals (2 of them against Sri Lanka).
  • Lebanon faced Sri Lanka in 4 previous games, winning 3 times and losing once
  • In those 4 games, Lebanon scored 15 goals and conceeded 4.
  • 13 different Lebanese players scored against Sri Lanka. Only El Helwe and Roda Antar did it twice (both in the same game).
  • Sri Lanka is in a serie of 9 games without scoring. The last time they score was on August 2019 against UAE.

2022 WC Qualification Table



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