Stadium: King Goodwill Zwelithini
Time: 10.07.2022, 06:00 PM
The final match in the group phase is upon us as Eswatini battles Lesotho for points at the King Goodwill Zwelithini on Sunday. Both teams fight for the top spot in this encounter as the winner will be paired with Senegal in the quarter-finals.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
The Crocodiles registered an incredible win over a strong Malawian Side, although they didn't play so well in that encounter, they took all three points through the help of an opponent's own goal and a lucky goal as the match finished (2-1). That was followed by another convincing win against Mauritius; two goals in each half secured all the points for the Crocodiles.
The Crocodiles recorded their second victory in five games, and they have not won this tournament before, their best finish can be traced back to the 2000 edition when they lost to Zimbabwe.
Lesotho are at the top of the table and need just a point to secure the ticket to the next round.
They are ranked 146th according to FIFA and have earned six points from a possible fifteen in all competitions.
The Sihlangu Semnikati of Eswatini head into this match on the back of a win and a draw. They secured their first three points against Mauritius in the opening match and further recorded a stalemate against Malawi in the second round.
Eswatini must secure all the points here to progress to the next phase.
They ended up as the 3rd best team in the just concluded (COSAFA) Council of Southern Africa Football Association tournament. They defeated Mozambique in (5-3) penalty shootouts.
They have won twice, drawn once and lost two times in the last five matches. They are ranked 143rd in FIFA ratings and have never appeared in the AFCON tournament.
Expert Betting Tips
The last three games between both teams have ended in two victories for Eswatini and a win for Lesotho.
This is a tricky match, both teams are desperate for points, however, Lesotho need a point to finish as the group leader, it's very realistic and that's why we are backing them with a win or draw for 1.57.
We expect both teams to settle for a share of the spoils here for 3.10.
Both teams might get a goal each for 2.01.