Egypt vs Zimbabwe Preview, Tips and Odds


Egypt will host the Africa Cup of Nations 2019, and the first game of the tournament will see the home side coming up against Zimbabwe on Friday. Both national teams are in group A alongside Uganda and D.R.Congo. For The Pharaohs, this will be their twenty-third tournament and they were able to win seven titles during the years, while Zimbabwe will be playing in this competition for the fourth time.

Egypt vs Zimbabwe Head to Head

Head to HeadLast gameLast gamesLast games home/away
EgyptWin5 W/ 2 D/ 1 L3 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
ZimbabweLoss1 W/ 2 D/ 5 L0 W/ 1 D/ 3 L

Last game between the nations: 09.06.2013 Zimbabwe – Egypt 2:4; Knowledge Musona 21’, Lincoln Zvasiya 81’; Mohamed Aboutrika 5’, Mohamed Salah 40’, 76’, 83’
Last game on Egyptian soil: 26.03.2013 Egypt – Zimbabwe 2:1; Abd Rabo Hosny 65’, Mohamed Aboutrika 87’; Knowledge Musona 75’

Worth mentioning: Egypt won the previous four games against Zimbabwe and were able to hit the back of the net more than once in every single one of those matches. Mohamed Salah and his compatriots are undefeated when facing Zimbabwe at home as they conceded just one goal across the four encounters.

Egypt vs Zimbabwe Stats

As of 17.06Last gameLast gamesLast games home/away
EgyptWin6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L5 W/ 0 D/ 0 L
ZimbabweWin3 W/ 6 D/ 1 L1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L

Last game Egypt: 16.06.2019 Egypt – Guinea 3:1; Marwan Mohsen 11’, Ali Ahmed 77’, Omar Gaber 86’; Sory Kaba 63’
Next game Egypt: 26.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt – D.R. Congo
Last game Zimbabwe: 16.06.2019 Tanzania – Zimbabwe 1:1
Next game Zimbabwe: 26.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda – Zimbabwe

Last 10 gamesGF:GAOver 2,5BTTSClean sheets
Egypt22:11663
Zimbabwe11:7254

Worth mentioning: The Egyptians found the back of the opposition nets in all but one of their previous ten outings. Two of the country’s last five games produced over 3,5 goals, while three saw both sides involved in the match scoring. Egypt are currently on a five-game winning streak on home soil and four of those featured over 3,5 goals and three witnessed goals at both ends. The Pharaons are undefeated for more than three years when playing at home.
Just one of the last five Zimbabwe outings produced over 2,5 goals, while two saw both teams hitting the back of the nets. In five of their previous ten away encounters featured over 2,5 goals and seven witnessed goals at both ends.

Egypt vs Zimbabwe News

Missing players Egypt: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Zimbabwe: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Egypt vs Zimbabwe Predictions

Egypt to win -1 handicap – 1.66 @ bet365

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