Senegal vs Congo Preview, Tips and Odds

Senegal will meet Congo on Wednesday in another Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifying game. Senegal went all the way to the final in this year’s edition of the competition, only to lose to Algeria. The two nations were selected in group I, alongside with the teams of Eswatini and Guinea Bissau.

Senegal vs Congo Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Senegal Win 3 W/ 2 D/ 0 L 2 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Congo Loss 0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Last game between the teams: 11.01.2017 International Frienldy: Congo – Senegal 0:2; Keita Balde 19’, Badou Ndiaye 47’
Last game at this venue: 14.01.2006 International Friendly: Senegal – Congo 0:0

Worth mentioning: The history remembers five clashes between the selections of Senegal and Congo. The first meetings was held way back in 1968, when Congo score their only goal against the Lions of Teranga, but still lose 2:1. Senegal won two of the following four matches, as the other two both ended in goalless draws. Only the first encounter between the nations featured over 2,5 goals, and it remains the only to also witness goals at both ends, as Senegal kept a clean sheet in all of the next four.

Senegal vs Congo Stats

As of 10.11 Last game Last 10 games Last 5 games home/away
Senegal Loss 5 W/ 2 D/ 3 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Congo Win 2 W/ 6 D/ 2 L 1 W/ 2 D/ 2 L

Last game Congo: 20.10.2019 Congo – Equatorial Guinea 1:0; Carof Bakoua 84’
Next game Congo: 17.11.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Congo- Guinea Bissau
Last game Senegal: 20.10.2019 Africa Nations Cup: Guinea – Senegal 1:0; Mamadouba Bangoura 47’
Next game Senegal: 17.11.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Eswatini – Senegal

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2.5 goals BTTS Clean sheet
Senegal 11-5 2 2 5
Congo 11-11 3 7 2

Worth mentioning: Senegal lost just one of the eight games, since the defeat in the African Cup of Nations 2020 final to Algeria. The loss came in their most recent match with Guinea as after the regular time the score was 1:0, and 1:1 on aggregate, but Senegal lost on penalties. The home sides are enjoying more success in Senegal’s last nine matches, as they won seven and two ended in draws. None of their last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals, as only one saw both involved nations to score.
Congo lost only one of their last five games, as three ended in draws and triumphed once. They are unbeaten in three meetings and won the most recent one with 1:0 against Equatorial Guinea. Just like Senegal, none of Congo’s last eleven games was won by the visiting nation. One of their last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, and three witnessed goals at both ends.

Senegal vs Congo News

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

Senegal vs Congo Predictions

Senegal to win