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.