Qatar destroyed Grenada 4-0 this Saturday in their second match of the Gold Cup 2021. With this win, Qatar still have chances to reach the quarterfinals. The Asian side has four points, while Grenada is already out of the competition.
After drawing with Panama in their first match, Qatar didn’t have any problems to break the defense of Grenada. Abdulaziz Hatem scored the first goal of the night only 11 minutes into the match. Then, Akraf Afif and Mohammed Muntari made the score 3-0 before the end of the first half.
Qatar, coached by Spanish Felix Sánchez, didn’t slow things down in the second half. Grenade defense couldn’t stop the associative game of Qatar. Amoez Ali scored the fourth only one minute into the second half. Here, check out the highlights and goals from the match:
Grenada vs Qatar: Match Preview
The 2021 Gold Cup action will continue today with a thrilling Group D fixture. Grenada and Qatar will kick off Matchday 2 of their zone at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston looking to grab their first three points in the tournament. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this game, such as information, storylines, predictions, odds, and even how to watch it in the US.
Michael Findlay's boys have plenty of work to do after a weak start to their campaign. The Spice Boys, however, are confident of bouncing back quickly and a win would give them a huge boost to chase a spot in the quarterfinals.
On the other hand, Felix Sánchez Bas' side wants to build from an eventful draw in its 2021 Gold Cup debut to keep on fighting for a place in the next round. Grenada and Qatar will meet for the first time in a must-win game for both sides.
Grenada vs Qatar: Match Information
Date: Saturday, July 17, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM (ET)
Location: BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston
Grenada vs Qatar: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6.30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Grenada vs Qatar: Storylines
Grenada seek redemption in the 2021 Gold Cup after being destroyed 4-0 by Honduras in their opening game. Michael Findlay's side has its back against the wall with two crucial games on the horizon to remain alive in the competition.
Qatar, on the other hand, snatched a point in a six-goal thriller against Panama to claim their first point ever in the Concacaf tournament. Should they win this match, they would be taking a step towards the next round before the group finale.
These two national teams will meet for the first time ever. A victory would give either side a boost ahead of Matchday 3, while the loser would find itself in a tougher spot to continue fighting for a place in the quarterfinals.
Grenada vs Qatar: 2021 Gold Cup Standings
After Matchday 1, neither of these teams sits inside the qualifying spots. Grenada are currently at the bottom of Group D without points, while Qatar sit third with one point.
How to watch or live stream Grenada vs Qatar in the US
The game to be played between Grenada and Qatar at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas, for Matchday 2 of the 2021 Gold Cup will be broadcast in the US by TUDN.com, FOX Sports App, Univision, Fox Sports 1, Univision NOW, TUDN App, Foxsports.com, and TUDN USA.
Grenada vs Qatar: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers have already unveiled their predictions for this match. FanDuel sees Qatar as strong favorites with odds of -2300, while Grenada have +5000, and a tie would result in a +1100 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.