After facing a defeat at the hands of Egypt in the first leg of the World Cup Qualifier last weekend, Senegal are ready to turn it around when they meet Mohamed Salah’s side on Tuesday. The game will be played at the Stade Me Abdoulaye Wade and will start at 10: 30 PM IST. Senegal will be eager to make up for the 0-1 loss they faced in the first leg and pave their way for a place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They have the numbers in their favor. Senegal have won seven out of eight games they have played since their defeat in July 2019 at home.
Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah will back his boys to repeat what they did back home and also avenge the defeat of AFCON Finals. Egypt are are currently 34th in the latest FIFA World Rankings, are now one step from securing their fourth World Cup appearance and match Algeria’s current record.
With the stage all set, let’s look at all the relevant details about Senegal vs Egypt World Cup Qualifier game.
Both sides have been hit by injuries and will be without some of their key players. While Senegal will take the field on Tuesday without Abdou Diallo, Alfred Gomis and Seny Dieng, Egypt are without Akram Tawfik, Ramadan Sobhi, and Mohamed Hany. Defender Mohamed Abdelmonem will face a late fitness test.
Senegal and Egypt have faced each other 14 times across all competitions in the past. While Egypt have won seven, Senegal have won five, and there have been two draws.
Last Five Meetings:
7th February 2006: Egypt 2-1 Senegal
5th September 2014: Senegal 2-0 Egypt
15th November 2014: Egypt 0-1 Senegal
6th February 2022: Senegal 0-0 Egypt
25th March 2022: Egypt 1-0 Senegal
Who is expected to win on Tuesday?
Although Egypt look a tad ahead in the head-to-head record and also have the form with them, Senegal are expected to walk away with the game cleanly. The reason for the same is their unbelievable record at home.
When and Where will the game be played?
Senegal vs Egypt will be played at the Stade Me Abdoulaye Wade and will start at 6 PM UK time and 10:30 PM IST.
Where to watch Senegal vs Egypt World Cup Qualifiers?
Unfortunately, the game will be broadcast live on any channel. However, fans will be able to catch the live updates of the game on www.sportstiger.com.
Is live streaming available for Senegal vs Egypt?
Yes, fans can live stream the World Cup Qualifier game between Senegal and Egypt on Fancode.