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SEN vs CAV Dream11 Prediction for Senegal vs Cape Verde Africa Cup of Nations Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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SEN vs CAV Dream11: Senegal had a terrible time in the group stage. They were thwarted by Zimbabwe in their first match, but got away with it thanks to a dubious penalty in the 97th minute. After that, they drew goalless draws against Guinea and Malawi. Despite having a star-studded lineup, the Lions of Teranga have unable to put together any form of cohesive attacking play. Cape Verde kicked up their tournament with a 1-0 win over a ten-man Ethiopia. In the groups, that was their only win. This match is predicted to be low-scoring, as has been the case throughout the competition, but Senegal is expected to win.

Match Details

Date: January 25, Tuesday
Kick-Off: 9.30 pm (IST)
Venue: Stade Omnisports de Bafoussam, Bafoussam

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Recent Form

Senegal: W-W-W-D-D

Cape Verde: W-L-W-L-D

Head to Head

Senegal have won 14 of their previous 18 games with Cape Verde, who’ve won only twice against them.

SEN vs CAV Dream11 Prediction Details

Senegal News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Cheikhou Kouyate is suspended after his booking in the 0-0 draw with Malawi and it leaves Aliou Cisse with a decision to make as to who deputises in the middle of the park.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Bouna Sarr may move back into midfield, which would see Ibrahima Mbaye feature at right-back, while Mamadou Loum, Pape Gueye and Nampalys Mendy are also options to start in the middle of the park.

Senegal Starting XI (Likely)

Alfred Gomis
Lamine Gassama
Kalidou Koulibaly
Ibrahima Mbaye
Abdou Diallo
Idrissa Gueye
Pape Matar Sarr
Nampalys Mendy
Sadio Mane
Keita Balde
Boulaye Dia

Cape Verde News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Cape Verde have no injury or suspension concerns for their last-16 meeting with Senegal.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • They should go with a three-man backline once more, with Julio Tavares set to lead the charge.

Cape Verde Starting XI (Likely)

Vozinha
Jeffry Fortes
Ponck
Stopira
Julio Tavares
Jamiro Monteiro
Marco Soares
Helder Tavares
Ryan Mendes
Lisandro Semedo
Djaniny

Senegal vs Cape Verde Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Sadio Mane, this season, has 8 goals for Liverpool. He can create attacking opportunities in addition to his abilities, which makes him a game-changer in this clash.

Goals last season 11
Goals this season 8
Assists 1

Boulaye Dia is a good pick for this clash. He has the natural ability to score and that could push him to get more playing time, making him one of our top pick. He has scored 4 goals for Villarreal this season.

Goals last season 9
Goals this season 4
Assists 1

Differential Pick

Keita Balde can score goals and change the course of a game on his own. He has 3 goals and a pass accuracy of 79.23 percent. His goal conversion rate is 33.48 percent.

GK: A Gomis
DEF: B Sarr, A Diallo, S Ciss, K Koulibaly
MID: S Mane, I Gueye, K Balde, P Andrade
FOR: L Semedo, B Dia

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Who will win today’s SEN vs CAV match?

  • Senegal secured their last-16 spot despite scoring just one goal in their three group stage games, that coming from the spot in a late 1-0 win over Zimbabwe.
  • There is more to come from the Lions of Teranga, who’ll look to capitalise on the early exits of the likes of Ghana, Algeria and Nigeria.
  • Cape Verde progressed with four points from their three games, and they held their own against tournament hosts Cameroon in their final Group A game. However, they have lost their last four meetings with Senegal, conceding seven and scoring none, including a 2-0 defeat last June.
  • It’s surely only a matter of time before Senegal click into gear and while Cape Verde may frustrate the African heavyweights, Aliou Cisse’s should have what it takes to win this in normal time.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a win for Senegal in this clash is 1.65 as per 1XBET.

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Jeet Ghosh

Jeet Ghosh is a Football Journalist, living and working in Kolkata with years of experience. He is a Post Graduate in Journalism and Mass Communication from Jadavpur University. Jeet is a sports lover but has a special liking for football. He has worked as a football writer with The Citizen, Sportsflashes, Sportskeeda. He follows the football leagues around the world and is somewhat partial towards Real Madrid.