Before the start of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019, Senegal’s national team had been the bookie’s big favorite for overall victory over hosts Egypt. After losing to Algeria in the second group match, the Teranga lions are only in second place in Group C and have to fear for the first knockout round. In the final game in Group C, the Senegalese national football team must now necessarily win in order to move safely into the next round.
The round of the last 16 nations reach each of the two group firsts as well as the four best group thirds.
Football Betting tips of the Day Kenya vs Senegal
Opponent on Monday night in the stadium of June 30 of Cairo is Kenya. Since the Kenyans also have three points after two games, the final game in the group is a real endgame. The lions of Teranga have to face off the game against Kenya. Senegal according to the odds of bookmakers but hardly worry. Senegal enters the game as the clear favorite. The betting base also joins in their preview of this assessment and sets in the duel against Kenya. Senegal their tip on “victory Senegal”.
Kenya – Statistics & Current Form
The Kenyan national football team will be participating in an Africa Cup for the fourth time in 2019. This year’s championship brings Kenya to a 15-year losing streak without participating in the continental finals. So far, the “Harambee Stars” never got beyond the preliminary round. Star of the team is Victor Wanyama of Tottenham Hotspur. The 28-year-old is captain of the national team as well as hope for a whole generation. Wanyama is in the national team thinker and driver in the defensive midfield. On Monday he meets his friend Sadio Mane, with whom he played at Southampton between 2014 and 2016.
Kenya lost 2-0 to Algeria at the start of this year’s tournament. A double strike by the Algerians shortly before the break had decided the game.
“I am so proud of our team. We showed fight and morale and proved that we are a really good team when everyone pulls together. Of course we are clear outsiders against Senegal. But if we fight like that again, they have to beat us first. ” – Victor Wanyama
In the second group match against Tanzania, the Kenyans then brought the first three. At halftime, the East Africans were back with 1: 2. But in the second round, the team of national coach Sebastien Migne turned the game and won at the end with 3: 2. With their win over Tanzania, Kenya’s record at the Africa Cup is now two wins, four draws and ten defeats. Kenya now wants to survive the group stage for the first time after the second threesome.
Defenders Joash Onyango and Philemon Otieno could be fit for the match. Qualifying for the 2019 finals was optimal for the “Harambee Stars”. In four group matches, the team conceded only one goal. In addition, they celebrated a home win over Ghana.
Expected formation of Kenya:
↳ Matasi – Owino, Mohammed, Okumu, Omar – Wanyama, Omolo, Masika, Kahata, Ouma – Olunga Ogada
Last matches of Kenya:
⚽️ 27.06.2019 – Kenya Vs. Tanzania 3: 2 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 23.06.2019 – Algeria Vs. Kenya 2: 0 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 15.06.2019 – Kenya Vs. DR Congo 1: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 07.06.2019 – Kenya Vs. Madagascar 1: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 23.03.2019 – Ghana Vs. Kenya 1: 0 (Africa Qualifiers)
Senegal – Statistics & Current Form
Last Thursday, at the African Cup, the match between two tournament favorites took place in the group stage. As Algeria effectively disrupted the Senegalese’s build-up with early pressing, Coach Cisse’s side were barely able to put themselves in the spotlight. The Algerians, however, were already in the first round, the dangerous team. After the break, Algeria rewarded with the 1-0. Only in the final phase of the Senegal could exert pressure on the opponent. The chances could not be used. So it was at the end of the tight but deserved victory for Algeria.
The opening game in the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019 had won Senegal 2-0 against outsiders Tanzania. Balde and Diatta scored the goals in a deserved but lackluster victory. Sadio Mane had missed the kick-off because of a suspension. With the defeat against the Algerians went for the Senegalese national football team a series of eight games without defeat to an end, which had given seven wins and a draw after the 2018 World Cup.
At the World Cup in Russia, the Teranga lions were eliminated after a win against Poland, a draw against Japan and a defeat to Colombia as a group member after the preliminary round. However, the number of yellow cards that had been collected more in the end had been decisive. Senegal will be participating in the Africa Cup for the 15th time in 2019. The best result was a 2nd place in 2002. In the same year, the Lions had played with the quarterfinals also their most successful World Cup finals. At the last African Cup final was in the quarterfinals after penalties against Cameroon.
With 16 points from five wins and a draw, Senegal was the best team in qualifying for the continental finals. The hopeful and superstar is Sadio Mane of Champions League winner Liverpool. There are also players like Salif Sane (Schalke), Moussa Wague (Barcelona), Keita Balde (Inter Milan), Mbaye Diagne (Galatasaray) or Kalidou Koulibaly (SSC Napoli). In total there are still 16 players of the 2018 World Cup in the squad for the Africa Cup. Schalke-based Sané, injured in the opening match against Tanzania and suspended against Algeria, could return to Kenya.
Expected lineup of Senegal:
↳ Mendy – Wague, Sane, Koulibaly, Sabaly – N’Diaye, Badou, Diatta – Balde, Mane – Niang
Last matches of Senegal:
⚽️ 27.06.2019 – Senegal Vs. Algeria 0: 1 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 23.06.2019 – Senegal Vs. Tanzania 2: 0 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 16.06.2019 – Senegal Vs. Nigeria 1: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 26.03.2019 – Senegal Vs. Mali 2: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 23.03.2019 – Senegal Vs. Madagascar 2: 0 (Africa Qualification)
Kenya vs Senegal Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
There were three duels between Kenya and Senegal, all three at the Africa Cup. The first clash in 1990 ended with a 0: 0. In 1992 and 2004, the lions of Teranga won each 3-0.
Kenya vs Senegal Our Football Betting Tips Provided by Our Insider Tipsters
As the 22nd FIFA World Ranking, Senegal is currently the best African team. Although the nation often went to the Africa Cup with great ambitions, the West African country has never won the tournament. Kenya is currently only on the 105th rank of the world rankings. After the defeat against Algeria, the lions of Teranga must necessarily win. With only three points the entry into the next round as one of the best group thirds would be very uncertain. The Kenyans will try to take Mane out of the game and focus on counterattack at high speed. In addition, the “Harambee Stars” can go into play without much pressure. Senegal will have much more possession. The economies of scale speak for the men of Coach Cisse.
Key Facts – Kenya vs Senegal tips
⭐️ Kenya plays in 2019 after 15 years for the first time again at the African Cup
⭐️ The 1-0 defeat of Algeria in the second group match was the first defeat for Senegal since the 2018 World Cup
⭐️ From three duels against the lions of Teranga the “Harambee Stars” could only get one point
Since coach Cisse took over as national coach in March 2015, Senegal lost only two competitive games: the last group match of the 2018 World Cup 0-1 against Colombia and now the second group match against fears Algeria. The quality in the squad clearly speaks for the lions of Teranga. Kenya can only offer Victor Wanyama, while the Senegalese are numerous players from European top clubs in the squad. Only with a victory against Kenya, Senegal moves safely into the second round. In our preliminary report, almost everything speaks for a victory for Senegal.
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