Senegal will meet Eswatini in one of Cosafa Cup semi-finals on Friday. Senegal had the luck on their shoulder when facing Malawi, as the so important three points were secured deep into stoppage time of he match. Eswatini on the other hands, needed only a point against Botswana and achieved exactly that after ending in 1:1 stalemate.
Senegal vs Eswatini Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Senegal||Draw||1 W/ 1 D/ 0 L||0 W/ 1 D/ L|
|Eswatini||Draw||0 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the teams: 30.03.2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier: Senegal – Eswatini 1:1; Cheikhou Kouyate 90’; Sabelo Gamedze 9’; Lindo Mkhonta from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in 90’
Last game on neutral location: This will be the first match between the two nations on neutral ground.
Worth mentioning: The national selections of Senegal and Eswatini have met two times on the football field so far. The first ever encounter dates to November of 2019, when the teams faced each other in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, which Senegal comprehensively won 1:4 away from home. In March of this year Eswatini traveled to Senegal for the return fixture and managed to steal a point, as it finished in 1:1 stalemate. In both games there was an Eswatini player sent off for collecting two yellow cards.
Senegal vs Eswatini Stats
|As of 15.07||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Senegal||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Eswatini||Draw||2 W/ 3 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
Last game Senegal: 14.07.2021 Cosafa Cup: Senegal – Malawi 2:1; Abu Diop 11’, 90’; Khuda Muyaba 35’
Top performers Senegal: Au Diop 2 goals, Albert Diene 1 goal 1 assist, Abdoul Ndoye 1 goal 1 assist.
Next game Senegal: N/A
Last game Eswatini: 14.07.2021 Cosafa Cup: Eswatini – Botswana 1:1; Sabelo Ndzinisa 20’, Thatayaone Kgamanyane 65’
Top performers Eswatini: Sabelo Ndzinisa 1 goal 1 assist, Felix Badenhorst 1 goal, Sandile Gamedze 1 goal.
Next game Eswatini: N/A
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Senegal sneaked through to the semi-finals of Cosafa Cup after prevaling 2:1 over Malawi on Thursday. Abu Diop was the hero for his country as he bagged himself a brace in that match, first opening the score and then securing the team’s victory deep into stoppage time. Senegal is currently on a run of three straight victories, after beginning the tournament with 2:1 loss to Namibia. That defeat is the only one across Senegal’s last ten clashes. Three of their last five encounters produced over 2,5 goals and all of the same also witnessed goals at both ends, as they ended with the exact same 2:1 scores.
Eswatini’s last game was on Thursday and finished in 1:1 stalemate against the team of Botswana. Eswatini has won just two of their last twenty matches (regular time only), but both of those triumphs were achieved in the group stage of Cosafa Cup. They have managed to score more than a goal in just one of the previous ten clashes, but on the other hands did not allow more than one in any of the four group stage meetings at the tournament. Just one of Eswatini’s last five outings resulted in over 2,5 goals, while three saw both involved nations to score.
Senegal vs Eswatini News
Missing players Senegal: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Eswatini: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Senegal vs Eswatini Predictions
Senegal to win