The last quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations are contested on Thursday. Madagascar defies Tunisia. Both teams want to climb in the last four.
Madagascar vs Tunisia Football Betting Tips
Madagascar exceeds all expectations for the first participation of its history in the African Cup of Nations. Real surprise of these quarterfinals, the team was first awarded the head of group B. The teammates of winger Nomenjanahary have gleaned a point against Guinea (2-2) before winning against Burundi (1-0) and Nigeria (2-0). In the round of 16, they eliminated, after the shootout, the Democratic Republic of Congo (2-2).
For its part, Tunisia has made its way to the quarter-finals despite a fairly low level of play. Unable to win since the start of the competition, the Carthage Eagles finished 2nd in Group E after conceding a draw against Angola (1-1), Mali (1-1) and Mauritania (0-0). In the round of 16, they defeated Ghana’s penalty shoot-out (1-1).
The staff for Madagascar vs Tunisia
For Nigeria, the usual captain John Obi Mikel should make his return to the starting 11 after his absence in the round of 16. The incumbents seem well identified in this very experienced selection. Goalkeeper Akpeyi is protected by a central hinge composed of Troost-Ekong and Omeruo and a very efficient recovery duo, Ndidi-Etebo. In front, the wingers Musa and Iwobi will be responsible for feeding good balloons forward center Ighalo, which scored a doubled against Cameroon.
For South Africa, only 6 elements evolve out of the domestic championship. The coach should renew his confidence to players who have imposed against Egypt. Thus, the defensive midfielder Amiens Zungu should be aligned as well as winger Mokotjo (Brentford) and playmaker Tau (St Gall). The Strasbourg Mothiba should again be aligned alongside Lorch (Orlando Pirates).
The compositions for Madagascar vs Tunisia
The probable composition of Madagascar:
Adrian – Metanire, Fountain, Razakanantenaina, Morel – Amada, Anicet, Mombris – Andria, Andriatsima, Nomenjanahary.
The tactical provision provided (4-3-1-2):
Metanire, Fountain, Razakanantenaina, Morel
Amada, Anicet, Mombris
Andria, Andriatsima, Nomenjanahary
The likely composition of Tunisia:
Hassen – Kechrida, Meriah, Bronn, Haddadi – Shkiri, Sassi, Chaaleli – Msakni, Khazri, Khenissi.
The tactical provision provided (4-3-3):
Kechrida, Meriah, Bronn, Haddadi
Shkiri, Sassi, Chaaleli
Msakni, Khazri, Khenissi
The history of confrontations Madagascar vs Tunisia
Both selections met 3 times. Tunisia has won twice, for 1 defeat.
Key points of the match Madagascar vs Tunisia
– Madagascar is the main surprise of these quarterfinals of African Cup of Nations.
– Tunisia has not won since the start of the CAN.
– On the bench against Ghana, Wahbi Khazri could find his place of titular.
Our Best Betting Tips Madagascar vs Tunisia
Madagascar can create a surprise by avoiding a defeat against an opponent who has not won a match so far.
Betting Tips: Victory of Madagascar or draw