Oman and the UAE are looking to win the Gulf title in the face of a Kuwaiti referee led by international referee Ali Mahmoud Shaaban, and a tactical conflict between Italian coach Alberto Zaccheroni and Dutch coach Pem Verbeek.
History of Confrontations
The teams met 32 times, UAE won 15, Oman won 6 times, 11 rebounds, and White scored 45 goals against 24 for Red.
In the Gulf Cup, the two teams met 20 times, the White won 11 times, the Oman team triumphed 3 times, and won six matches.
The UAE team is looking for the final title of the Gulf Cup for the third time in its history after winning the 2007 and 2013 qualifiers.
While Oman won the title once in 2009 and won twice in 2004 and 2007.
The Kuwaiti team holds the record for winning Gulf titles with 10 times and remains the Saudi team the most scouting 7 times and failed two teams only in the Gulf in the coronation, Bahrain and Yemen.
The UAE team played 103 matches in the Gulf Cup, winning 39 times and losing 25 points, while Oman played 99 times in 16 matches, losing 58 games and drawing 25 matches.
The UAE team started their current Gulf Championship with a 1-0 victory over Ali Mabkhout from a penalty kick, then tied with Saudi Arabia without a goal and Kuwait with the same result and finished the first group before going beyond Iraq's penalty shootout after a draw with no goals in 120 minutes.
Oman defeated Oman 1-0 in the semi-final against Mehdi Abdul-Jabbar in the semi-finals.
Zaccheroni and the UAE hardness
The UAE team is led by Italian coach Alberto Zaccheroni, who has previously led Japan, and has also trained several major Italian clubs such as Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan.
The numbers reflect the strength of the UAE team in the absence of a shake of any goal during the last four games, while the UAE attack is clearly, especially as he scored only one goal from a penalty.
The UAE team has several cards of experience and the distinguished generation led by the playmaker Omar Abdulrahman and his brother Mohammed next to striker Ali Mbkhout unlike goalkeeper Khaled Issa, Fress Juma, Khamis Ismail and Ahmed Khalil.
"The final will be difficult. The Omani team is strong and has performed very well in their matches, but in return my team is ready to face the confrontation, and I will not be worried about the offense," Zaccheroni said.
The Omani team is led by Dutch coach Pim Verbeek, who previously led Australia and South Korea alongside the Moroccan Olympic team.
Verbeek took over the reins of Red Oman about a year ago, relying on many promising faces alongside experienced players such as Ahmed Mubarak, a veteran of the 35-year-old midfielder.
Oman have a strong defense that has not been shaken by a single goal by Ali Mabkhout from a penalty kick and scored 4 goals.
"The UAE team has more experience and more tournaments than Oman, but we are confident of ourselves, and we only think about winning the title," said Verbeek. We look forward to scoring goals and imposing our style. "
Oman are looking for revenge against the United Arab Emirates after Al Ahmar lost a goal in the final of the Gulf Cup in 2007.
The UAE team hopes to win the title for the second time at the expense of Oman after the 2007 scenario.