Egypt vs Iraq | FIFA U20 World Cup 2013 Match Preview
Match Info: Venue: Akdeniz University Stadium (Turkey) | Date & Time: 26 Jun 2013 – 20:00 (Cairo/Egypt Time)
Egypt’ coach Rabie Yassin plans to tinker with his side’s starting line-up when they face Iraq on Wednesday as they seek to recover from a disappointing start to their U-20 World Cup in Turkey.
“Iraq game is so decisive. We must win to overcome our difficult situation,” Yassin told reporters on Tueday.
For his side, Iraq coach Hakim Shaker insists that Egypt is favored to qualify for the next round.
“Egypt is a powerful team. We will be cautious because they have the abilities to recover from their opening loss,” he said.
Iraq was held to a 2-2 draw by England. The top two in each group and the best four third-placed teams will reach the round of 16.