Ivory Coast vs Algeria Preview, Tips and Odds


Ivory Coast and Algeria will meet in the first 1/4 final of Africa Cup of Nations tournament on Thursday. Ivory Coast has two continental titles to their name, with the latest coming in 2015, while Algeria’s only triumph dates back to 1990 and have reached the semi-finals just once since then.

Ivory Coast vs Algeria Head to Head

Head To Head Last Game Last Games Last Games Home/Away
Ivory Coast Win 4 W/ 5 D/ 2 L 4 W/ 3 D/ 0 L
Algeria Loss 2 W/ 5 D/ 4 L 0 W/ 3 D/ 4 L

Last game between the teams: 01.02.2015 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast – Algeria 3:1; Wilfried Bony 26’, 68’, Gervinho 90’; Arbi El Soudani 51’
Last game at this venue: 01.02.2015 Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast – Algeria 3:1; Wilfried Bony 26’, 68’, Gervinho 90’; Arbi El Soudani 51’

Worth mentioning: None of the eleven H2H clashes was won by the visiting sides. Algeria’s latest victory over Ivory Coast dates back to 1990, or six games ago. The previous meeting was also part of Africa Cup of Nations play-off’s stage, and Ivory Coast won the 1/8 final battle after a brace from Wilfried Bony and one goal from Gervinho. Each of the last three encounters produced over 3,5 goals, while four of the last five witnessed goals at both ends.

Ivory Coast vs Algeria Stats

As of 09.07 Last Game Last Games Last  Games home/away
Ivory Coast Win 7 W/ 1 D / 2 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Algeria Win 8 W/ 2 D / 0 L 4 W/ 0 D / 1 L

Last game Ivory Coast: 08.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/8 final: Mali – Ivory Coast 0:1; Wilfried Zaha 76’
Top performers Ivory Coast: Wilfried Zaha 2 goals, Max Gradel 1 goal 1 assist, Jonathan Kodjia 1 goal 1 assist.
Last game Algeria: 07.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/8 final: Algeria – Guinea 3:0; Youcef Belaili 24’, Riyad Mahrez 57’, Adam Ounas 82’
Top performers Algeria: Adam Ounas 3 goals 1 assists, Youcef Belaili 2 goals, Riyad Mahrez 2 goals.

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 BTTS Clean Sheets
Ivory Coast 18-6 4 4 4
Algeria 20-5 4 4 6

Worth mentioning: Ivory Coast saw off the competition of Mali in their 1/8 final battle, thanks to a Wilfried Zaha goal in the 76th minute of the match. That was the fourth time in the last six matches when the scoreboard show 1:0 result after the final whistle, with both of the other two ending 4:1. No draw has been registered in the country’s last nine outings.
Algeria are undefeated in their previous ten matches and won eight in the process, including all five of their Africa Cup of Nations encounters. The Algerians did not concede in any of the last four meetings, and scored three in each of their two most recent outings. In total three of their previous five matches featured over 2,5 goals, while just one witnessed goals at both ends.

Ivory Coast vs Algeria News

Missing players Ivory Coast: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Algeria: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Ivory Coast vs Algeria Predictions

Under 0,5 goals in the first half – 2.25 @ bet365

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