Australia's Martin Boyle (L) scores against Lebanon during their international friendly football match in Sydney on November 20, 2018 / AFP / DAVID MOIR
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That's roughly the time that has elapsed on the field since Omar Chaaban's rocket led Lebanon to a 1-0 victory over Jordan in an international friendly on Sept. 6 .Of most pressing concern for those of a Cedars persuasion will be that the goal drought has reared its ugly head two months in advance of the Asian Cup.Lebanon, who open their Asian Cup campaign against World Cup hosts Qatar on Jan 9 .,Not since Mohammad Ghaddar the now-retired forward who was exiled from the squad following a falling out with Radulovic have Lebanon benefited from a proper No. 9 .Ghaddar, who capped his career with a prolific spell in the Malaysian league, boasted an impressive record of 18 goals from 41 appearances for the Cedars.Only Maatouk (19) and Roda Antar (20) have scored more times for Lebanon.Mind you, Helwe was sorely missed as an outlet against Australia Tuesday as Lebanon were incarcerated in their own half for a brutal first 45 minutes.Creative forces Mohamad Haidar on for Omar Shaaban who pulled up lame after just four minutes and Maatouk were having to diligently retreat to shore up Lebanon's flanks.
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