National teams of Uzbekistan and the UAE will hold a friendly match
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- A friendly football match between the national teams of Uzbekistan and the United Arab Emirates will take place in Dubai today, Dunyo news agency reported.
Vadim Abramov's team left for the UAE after the match against Iran.
Eldor Shomurov and Khodjiakbar Alijonov, included in the squad for the match against Iran, will not be able to help our national team today.
It was noted that Eldor Shomurodov, who recently signed a contract with the Italian club "Genoa", was not included in the lineup, as he is engaged in visa issues to obtain a work permit in Italy. Pakhtakor defender Khojiakbar Alijonov will miss the friendly match due to injury.
The UAE-Uzbekistan match will start at 19:20 Tashkent time.
National team of Uzbekistan has played 16 matches against the UAE to date. In previous matches, the UAE national team beat Uzbekistan 9 times. In turn, our team drew four times and won three times against the UAE.
The UAE national team is currently led by Colombian Jorge Luis. He previously played in the World Championships with Honduras and Costa Rica.