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| On Jan 12, 2022 2:30 PM IST

TUN vs ML Dream11 Prediction for Tunisia vs Mali Africa Cup of Nations Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team

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TUN vs ML Dream11: A defensive style of football has helped Tunisia be relatively successful within the last few years. They reached the 2018 FIFA World Cup and frustrated eventual semi-finalists England before holding off Equatorial Guinea to make the playoffs of CAF’s qualification for the 2022 global event, and reached the final of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup last month – despite having a limited talent pool. They come up against a Mali side that have one of the most impressive midfields in the tournament with Yves Bissouma, Amadou Haidara and Diadie Samassekou. This one is an evenly matched encounter and a low-scoring draw would appear likely.

Match Details

Date: January 12, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 6.30 pm (IST)
Venue: Stade Omnisport de Limbe, Limbe

Africa Cup of Nations Live

The viewers can see the live streaming of Africa Cup of Nations matches in India on Sony Six and Sony ESPN SD and HD TV channels.

Recent Form

Tunisia: L-W-W-W-L

Mali: L-W-W-W-W

Head to Head

There have been 11 meetings between the two sides. Tunisia have won six of those games while Mali have won two fewer. There has been just one draw between the two teams.

TUN vs ML Dream11 Prediction Details

Tunisia News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • There are no reported injuries or suspension concerns for Tunisia heading into this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Wahbi Khazri is set to lead the Tunisia attack and having scored seven of Saint-Etienne’s 17 league goals, the French side’s loss is very much the Eagles of Carthage’s gain.
  • FC Koln’s Ellyes Shkiri is tasked with shielding the backline for Tunisia as they seek to better their 2019 performance.

Tunisia Starting XI (Likely)

Farouk Ben Mustapha
Mohamed Drager
Montassar Talbi
Dylan Bronn
Ali Maaloul
Anis Ben Slimane
Ellyes Skhiri
Naim Sliti
Hannibal Mejbri
Youssef Msakni
Wahbi Khazri

Mali News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Like their opponents, there are no injuries or suspension concerns for Mali too.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Yves Bissouma has returned to the Mali setup and he should start alongside Mohamed Camara in the middle of the park here.
  • Moussa Djenepo will hope an ample of game time as Southampton issue doesn’t impact his form at AFCON.

Mali Starting XI (Likely)

Ibrahim Mounkoro
Hamari Traore
Boubakar Kouyate
Senou Coulibaly
Charles Traore
Mohamed Camara
Yves Bissouma
Moussa Djenepo
Amadou Haidara
Adama Traore
Kalifa Coulibaly

Tunisia vs Mali Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Adama Traore can be the top performer for his side in this clash. He has scored 2 goals with a conversion percentage of 33.59 percent for his club Wolves. He could be the ideal captain’s choice for this competition.

Goals last season 4
Goals this season 2
Assists 2

Wahbi Khazri has 7 goals this season and has the potential to be a star in this encounter. With a conversion rate of 38.26 percent, he could be a good choice in this particular clash.

Goals last season 7
Goals this season 7
Assists 0

Differential Pick

Kalifa Coulibaly scored one goal and has the ability to create assist for his side in this clash against Tunisia. He has a pass accuracy of 76.48 percent. His goal conversion rate is 29.76%.

GK: Ibrahim Mounkoro
DEF: Mohamed Drager, Boubakar Kouyate, Montassar Talbi
MID: Amadou Haidara, Yves Bissouma, Naim Sliti, Hannibal Mejbri
FOR: Adama Traore, Kalifa Coulibaly, Wahbi Khazri

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Who will win today’s TUN vs ML match?

  • Tunisia finished fourth at AFCON 2019 having lost to Nigeria in the third place playoff and were losing finalists at the Arab Cup in late 2021.
  • Mali are unbeaten in six and come into AFCON on a four-game winning run. They haven’t conceded in that streak, with their last defeat actually coming at the hands of Tunisia last June.
  • Mali are unbeaten in the last two competitive meetings between the pair, but it wouldn’t be surprise to see the spoils shared on Wednesday.

Odds to Win:

The odds in favor of a draw in this clash is 2.73 as per bet365.

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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.

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