The African cup of nations has now reached it’s quarterfinal stage and this quarterfinal game has one of the tournament favourites Senegal face the underdogs Benin
In the group stages, Senegal had an up and down form trend, winning two out of their three games and only losing to Algeria in the group stage and getting convincing performances against Tanzania and Kenya. In the Round of 16 game Senegal won their game against Uganda 1-0 with a goal from their star player Sadio Mane
Benin have punched above their weight in this tournament. In tbe group stages they progressed as one of the third placed teams in their group. They finished third behind Ghana and Cameroon, but in the quarterfinals they beat Morocco in the quarterfinal providing one of the biggest shocks of the tournament.
Here is a look at the game.
Where will the match be played?
This match is to be played at the 30 June Stadium.
Where to watch Senegal vs Benin live?
The clash will take place at July 10, 2019, 09:30 PM, IST and can be streamed live on Sony Liv.
Senegal – W W L W W W
Benin – W D D D W W
In the Last 6 matches
Senegal – 4
Draws – 1
Gomis, Gassama, Kouyate, Koulibaly, Sabaly, Ndiaye, Gueye, Sarr, Keita, Mane, Niang
Allagbe, Kiki, Seibou, Adilehou, Verdon, Imorou, Soukou, Mounie, Sessognon, Pote,Adeoti
The Liverpool man had a lot to prove post a poor outing against Algeria but came back strongly against Kenya and Uganda. Expect him to deliver big in this must win game specially having scored in the previous game and been the Golden boot in the previous premier league season . His stats are below
Goals : 3 Assist :0
The Rennes youngster is making rapid strides in the footballing world and therefore will be one to watch out for. His goal against Kenta was instrumental in the drubbing of Kenya in the final group stage match. He was also very influential in midfield against Uganda.
Goals : 1 Assists 0
X factor star – Kalidou Koulibaly, A prime transfer target, all eyes will be on him and how he plays in this big match. Having played for Napoli he has a high percentage of aerials won upto 88%. Although he is on a yellow card and will need to be careful of a suspension.
He has scored 2 of Benin’s 3 goals in this tournament and is the main man for his side. There is a big likelihood of him to create/score in this game. He will be the man the opposition most fears. His tournament stats read as follows.
Goals : 2 Assists : 0
He has not been as influential in this tournament as of now but in his previous season for Gençlerbirliği in the Turkish league he was very good and his stats read as follows
Goals : 4 Assists : 4
X FACTOR STAR : Steve Mounie, the huddersfield player will be coming back in this game in the tournament, He was very good in a dull campaign for his team scoring 2 and assisting in 3 goals
Should be an easy win for Senegal winning 2- .
The team is based on the aforementioned Fantasy Football Picks and X-Factor Star.