It's the match that has the whole country talking.
The UAE face Qatar at the Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium on Tuesday in the Asian Cup semi-finals.
And it isn't just the die-hard football fans who are taking an interest in how the national team is performing as they move towards potentially reaching the final of the Asian Cup for a second time.
So, having drawn against Bahrain and Thailand, beaten India, Kyrgyzstan and Australia, we take a look at the five players who could be key to making a difference in the semi-final.
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