Two-goal hero Shum Kwok-keung will remain a substitute when Hong Kong host Uzbekistan in their 2007 Asian Cup group F qualifier tonight. The Happy Valley striker struck twice against the former Soviet Union state when he came on as a second-half substitute during the previous leg in Tashkent, forcing a 2-2 draw. But Shum is unlikely to feature in the starting line-up tonight at the Hong Kong Stadium as his place is expected to be filled by recalled Kitchee striker Chan Siu-ki. 'I don't mind if I have to start on the bench because of tactics. Once I have the chance to play, I will give my best to beat the visitors and help Hong Kong to a place in the finals next year,' the 21-year-old said. Chan was missing from the last match because of pre-season training commitments with his club, but his experience will add firepower to the home side up front as he combines with Xiangxue Sun Hei's Chu Siu-ki and Lo Chi-kwan. The Kitchee player scored the only goal to beat Bangladesh in an away game in March. Both Hong Kong and the visitors need a victory to bolster their hopes in the qualifiers as they are on equal terms with four points each from three matches. Qatar top the group with three straight wins, while Bangladesh are bottom after three losses. Uzbekistan are currently ranked 54th in the world compared to Hong Kong's ranking of 120. The top two teams from the group will qualify for the finals to be held in four South East Asian countries next year.