Senegal vs Tunisia Preview, Tips and Odds

Senegal and Tunisia will meet in the first semi-final battle of Africa Cup of Nations 2019 on Sunday. Sadio Mane and Co saw off the teams of Uganda and Benin in the knock-out stages with slender 1:0 victories, while Tunisia had to deal with Ghana and Madagascar on their way to the last 4. The winner of the tie will face one of Nigeria or Algeria who will face in the other semi-final.

Senegal vs Tunisia Head to Head

Head to Head Last Game Last games Last games home/away
Senegal Win 1 W/ 4 D/ 4 L 0 W/ 3 D/ 1 L
Tunisia Loss 4 W/ 4 D/ 1 L 1 W/ 3 D/ 0 L

Last game between the nations: 15.01.2017 Africa Cup of Nations: Tunisia – Senegal 0:2; Sadio Mane 10′ (penalty), Kara Mbodji 30′
Last game on Senegalese soil: 10.10.2014 Senegal – Tunisia 0:0

Worth mentioning: The football rivalry between the two nations dates back to 1965, when the two countries ended their first meeting in a goalless draw. Since then Tunisia recorded four victories, while Senegal’s only success was achieved in the most recent encounter. Only the first of the last five meetings featured over 2,5 goals and saw both sides hitting the back of the nets, as each of the following four produced under 2,5 and witnessed one or none of the teams scoring.

Senegal vs Tunisia Stats

As of 12.07 Last Game Last 10 Games Last 5 games home/away
Senegal Win 9 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Tunisia Win 5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game Senegal: 10.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/4 final: Senegal – Benin 1:0; Idrissa Gueye 69′; Olivier Verdon from Benin was sent off with straight red card in the 83′
Top performers Senegal: Sadio Mane 3 goals 1 assist, Idrissa Gueye 1 goal 1 assist, Balde Keita 1 goal.
Last game Tunisia: 11.07.2019 Africa Cup of Nations 1/4 final Madagascar – Tunisia 0:3; Ferjani Sassi 52′, Youssef Msakni 60′, Naim Sliti 90′
Top performers Tunisia: Youssef Msakni 2 goals 1 assist, Wahbi Khazri 1 goal 1 assist, Taha Khenissi 1 goal.

As of 12.07 Last Game Last 10 Games Last 5 games home/away
Senegal Win 9 W/ 0 D/ 1 L 4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L
Tunisia Win 5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Worth mentioning: Senegal continued with their impressive defensive showings and saw off the competition of Benin at the quarter-final stage. That game marked the 8 occasion from the last ten Senegalese outings when they do not concede a single goal. Just one of the country’s last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while none witnessed goals at both ends.
Just like their next opponents, Tunisia lost just one of their last ten matches. They were on a run of four back-to-back draws, prior to winning the quarter-final battle with Madagascar and only that from their last five games produced over 2,5 goals, while three saw goals by both teams, all finishing with the same score of 1:1.

Senegal vs Tunisia News

Missing players Senegal: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Tunisia: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Senegal vs Tunisia Predictions

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