D.R. Congo and Uganda will start their Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday with a match between themselves. The game will be held at Cairo International Stadium in Egypt. D.R. Congo have two continental titles won under their previous name – Zaire from eighteen attempts, while Uganda have never triumphed, but finished as runners up in 1978.
D.R. Congo – Uganda Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|D.R. Congo||Loss||1 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Uganda||Win||2 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the nations: 14.01.2011 D.R. Congo – Uganda 1:0; Habib Kavuma 23′
Last game on D.R. Congo soil: 14.01.2011 D.R. Congo – Uganda 1:0; Habib Kavuma 23′
Worth mentioning: Just three matches have been played between the two nations, mostly because of the political clashes. No draw was registered in these games, as Uganda won two and D.R. Congo recorded one triumph. Both of the Uganda’s victories were achieved with the same result of 1:0, while Congo won comprehensively 4:0. In general none of the encounters witnessed goals at both ends, and only one featured over 2,5 goals.
D.R. Congo – Uganda Stats
|As of 19.06||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|D.R. Congo||Draw||2 W/ 6 D/ 2 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
|Uganda||Win||4 W/ 5 D/ 1 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Last game D.R. Congo: 15.06.2019 Friendly: Kenya – D.R. Congo 1:1; Michael Olunga 25′; Arthur Masuaku 87′; Cedric Bakambu missed a penalty for the away side in the 51′
Next game D.R. Congo: 26.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Egypt – D.R. Congo
Last game Uganda: 15.06.2019 Friendly: Ivory Coast – Uganda 0:1; Farouk Miya 35′ (penalty)
Next game Uganda: 26.06.2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda – Zimbabwe
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: D.R. Congo did not lose any of their three games in 2019 and are currently unbeaten in five outings. Four of those ended in draws, as three finished with the same scoreline of 1:1 after the final whistle and these were the only occasions when both involved sides found the back of the nets, while none of the five meetings produced over 2,5 goals. None of the teams involved in those matches were able to score more than a goal.
Uganda won for the first time in 2019, when they met Ivory Coast just a few days ago in a friendly. Prior to that the country was on a run five game without a success. Just one of their previous five outings featured over 2,5 goals, and a different one witnessed goals at both ends.
D.R. Congo – Uganda News
Missing players D.R. Congo: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Uganda: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
D.R. Congo – Uganda Predictions
Under 0,5 goals in the first half – 2.62 @ bet365