Stadium: Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde
Senegal will be going against the National Thunder of Equatorial Guinea at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium on Sunday. Will Equatorial Guinea disrupt the party at the camp of the Lions of Teranga?Get Your Sign-Up Bonus!
Last five matches: WWDDW
Yet to concede a goal, Senegal are one of the best defensive sides in this tournament but struggle to score goals, they have scored just three goals in this tournament and will be facing a similar defensive Equatorial Guinea side who have only conceded one goal so far.
Senegal qualified as the winner of Group B with five points and were paired with Cape Verde in the round of sixteen, the match didn't look like it was going to have goals in it even when Cape Verde were down to ten men.
It became more interesting when Vozinho was red-carded in the 57th minute and Senegal were all out to devour the already defeated Cape Verde , Sadio Mane powered in a wonderful shot to give Senegal the lead in the 63rd minute as Ahmadou Dieng doubled the lead just before the final whistle as the game ended in a 2-0 victory.
Top rated in Africa and 20th in FIFA World ranking, the Lions of Teranga are unbeaten in their last seven matches, winning four and drawing three and they remain the only team that are yet to concede a goal in this tournament.
Key player: Sadio Mane
Last five matches: DLWWW
The National Thunder qualified in a group that has Ivory Coast and Algeria and the win against Mali will be a massive boost for the lowly rated Equatorial Guinea side.
Equatorial Guinea lost their first match to Ivory Coast when Max Gradel gave the opposition the lead minutes into the match.
They responded with one of the shocks in the tournament after beating Algeria 1-0 and wrapped it up with a 1-0 convincing win against Sierra Leone.
In the round of 16, they held Mali to a 0-0 draw in fulltime and won 6-5 on penalties to hand them the ticket for this round.
114th according to FIFA rankings , Equatorial Guinea have only lost once in nine matches they have played in recent times, winning six, and drawing two.
Key player: Pablo Ganet
Expert Betting Tips
This will be the second encounter at the Africa Cup of Nations between Senegal and Equatorial Guinea, with the National Thunder winning the previous such game, in the group stages in 2012 (2-1) but Senegal pose more threat than them in this tournament, bet on Senegal to win for 1.62.
Senegal have advanced from three of their last five quarter-final matches at the Africa Cup of Nations, while they’re looking to reach the semi-finals in successive tournaments for the first time.
Since the start of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Senegal have won more games (9) and kept more clean sheets (12) than any other team, bet on Senegal win and no BTS for 1.92.
Let's risk a Senegal win 2-0 for 4.50.