Nigeria and Senegal will face each other in a friendly game on Sunday. The game will serve as a preparation for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations, which starts on 21st of June and will be hosted by Egypt. For the first time 24 sides will compete for the trophy, as until now the limitation was 16.
Nigeria vs Senegal Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Nigeria||Draw||3 W/ 3 D/ 0 L||2 W/ 3 D/ 0 L|
|Senegal||Draw||0 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L|
Last game between the nations: 23.03.2017 Nigeria – Senegal 1:1; Kelechi Iheanacho 83′ (penalty); Moussa Sow 54′
Last game on Nigerian soil: 23.03.2017 Nigeria – Senegal 1:1; Kelechi Iheanacho 83′ (penalty); Moussa Sow 54′
Worth mentioning: The history remembers six meetings between those two nations, with the first one being back in 1992. Nigeria are still undefeated by the Senegalese team, as they recorded three victories and three draws in the clashes so far. None of the matches saw any of the sides scoring more than two goals and half of them ended in a 1:1 draws after the regular ninety minutes and two more witnessed goals at both ends, while two in total featured over 2,5 goals. Each of the five games where Nigeria were listed as hosts saw both side finding the targets.
Nigeria vs Senegal Stats
|As of 12.06||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Nigeria||Draw||6 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|Senegal||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
Last game Nigeria: 08.06.2019 Nigeria – Zimbabwe 0:0
Next game Nigeria: 22.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria – Burundi
Last game Senegal: 26.03.2019 Senegal – Mali 2:1; Sadio Mane 87′, Moussa Konate 90′; Adama Traore 72′
Next game Senegal: 23.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Senegal – Tanzania
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Nigeria are unbeaten in their last eight outings and recorded five victories during that run. Just one of their last five games produced over 2,5 goals, as that and one another witnessed goals at both ends and managed to keep a clean sheet in all of the other three. Nigeria let in just one goal in their last five home matches.
Senegal are undefeated in their six games and are currently on a five game winning run. They conceded goals in just two of those and registered four clean sheets. Three of those featured over 2,5 goals and the aforementioned two saw both involved sides finding the back of the nets. Both of Senegal’s last two away outings ended in with the same scoreline of 0:1.
Nigeria vs Senegal News
Missing players Nigeria: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Senegal: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Nigeria vs Senegal Predictions
Under 2,5 goals