The African cup of nations has now reached it’s quarterfinal stage and this quarterfinal game has the second highest ranked team in Africa, Tunisia facing the team that has punched above it’s weight in Madagascar.
Tunisia come into this game as a team that has one of the best records in this tournament having won all the three games that they have played without conceding a single goal and scoring nine. They beat Guinea 3-0 in the round of 16 game.
Madagascar were never touted to make it to this game however they have proven everyone wrong and reached quarterfinal stage on the back of a 1-0 success against Congo.
Tunisia should be too much for Madagascar and should win this game.
Here is a look at the game.
Where will the match be played?
This match is to be played at the Al Salam Stadium Cairo
Where to watch Tunisia vs Madagascar live?
The clash will take place at July 12, 2019, 00:30 AM, IST and can be streamed live on Sony Liv.
Tunisia – W W D D D W
Madagascar– W L D W W W
In the Last 2 matches
Tunisia – 2
Draws – 0
TUN vs MDG Probable Playing 11:
Hassen (GK), Kechrida, Meriah, Bronn, Haddadi, Skhiri, Chaalali, Khazri, Sassi, Msakni, Khenissi
Adrien (GK), Metanire, Razakananteneina, Fontaine, Mombris,Andriamahitsinoro,Andrianantenero, Amada , Illamaharitra, Nomenjanahary, Andriatsima
TUN vs MDG Fantasy Football Picks-
The midfielder has been the best player for Tunisia in this tournament with his creative vision and prolific workrate, he already has a goal in this tournament and his possession statistics are at an impressive 82%
Goals 1 Assist 0
The forward has been impressive for his club and country off late and was a key figure in Tunisia’s impressive display in the last year’s world cup. His stats for his club St. Etienne are as follows.
Goals -13 Assists 6
X factor star – Taha Khenissi, He scored his first goal of the competition in the previous game and can be a dangerous goal scorer in the game
He has an eye for goal, but what’s most impressive about him is the possession he retains at 88%. In this tournament he has been able to hold the long balls and win a lot of ariel duals .
Goals 1 Assists: 0
Their best player in the tournament will like to contribute in this big game too, He has an impressive shots per game ratio of 2.5/game and will be a potent threat against theTunisians
Goals 2 Assists 1:
X factor : Pascal Razakanantenaina, a defensive player but can contribute in the top half as well, He has 1 assist in the tournament and adding to that his ability to win Ariel duals in the box make him a top defender.
Should be a tight win for Tunisia winning 2-1 .
TUN vs MDG Team Predictions
The team is based on the aforementioned Fantasy Football Picks and X-Factor Star.
Team 1 (to be uploaded)