Senegal vs Cape Verde: Senegal will take on Cape Verde in the Round of 16 matches of the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON 2021 on Tuesday, 25th January 2022 at the Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam.
Senegal continues its pursuit to lift the AFCON title. They haven’t exactly shone in the competition, but they have made it beyond the first round and into the knockout rounds. Senegal finished first in Group B with five points from three matches, one point ahead of Guinea and Malawi, who tied for second place with four points.
Meanwhile, Cape Verde qualified for the knockout stages after collecting four points in three matches. The Blue Sharks started their AFCON campaign with a 1-0 win over Ethiopia before losing to Burkina Faso by the same tally. They finished things off in the group stages with a tenacious effort that saw them come back from a goal down to earn a 1-1 draw against host side Cameroon.
Match: Senegal vs Cape Verde
Date and Time: Tuesday, 25th January 2022 9:30 PM IST
Venue: Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam
Senegal vs Cape Verde Head to Head
Senegal and Cape Verde have been up against each other on just 18 occasions with Senegal having an edge. Senegal has managed to win 14 games whereas Cape Verde has grabbed just two victories. They last faced each other in June 2021 when Senegal came out on top with a 2-0 win.
Senegal vs Cape Verde Team News
Senegal: Cheikhou Kouyaté- Red Card
Cape Verde: N/A
Senegal vs Cape Verde Probable Playing XI
Edouard Mendy, Bouna Sarr, Kalidou Koulibaly, Abdou Diallo, Saliou Ciss, Pape Gueye, Nampalys Mendy, Idrissa Gueye, Boulaye Dia, Habib Diallo, Sadio Mané
Vozinha, Jeffry Fortes, Steven Fortes, Roberto Lopes, Stopira, Dylan Tavares, Willy Semedo, Patrick Andrade, Garry Rodrigues, Lisandro Semedo, Jamiro Monteiro
Senegal vs Cape Verde D11 Team
Edouard Mendy, Bouna Sarr, Kalidou Koulibaly, Abdou Diallo(VC), Saliou Ciss, Roberto Lopes, Sadio Mane(C), Idrissa Gueye, Patrick Andrade, Garry Rodrigues, Jamiro Monteiro
Senegal vs Cape Verde Probable Winners
Senegal’s defense has been exceptional throughout the tournament and they are once again expected to maintain a clean sheet. Cape Verde would have to be more than their best to penetrate Senegal’s defense.
Predictions: Senegal 2-0 Cape Verde
Senegal vs Cape Verde Live Stream
The match between Senegal and Cape Verde will not be streamed live in India.