Wednesday 26 Jun

Egypt vs. D.R. Congo Match Preview

26 Jun 2019 Keith M. INTERNATIONAL: Africa Cup of Nations, Group A
INTERNATIONAL: Africa Cup of Nations, Group A

Egypt

  • D
  • L
  • W
  • W
  • W

vs

Kick-off
20:00 GMT
26 June 2019

DR Congo

  • D
  • W
  • D
  • D
  • L

Kick-off
20:00 GMT 26 June 2019

The Egypt vs. D.R. Congo match will be played on Wednesday, June 26, at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo. This is the Africa Cup of Nations round two clash. After the first round, Egypt is second with three points, while D.R. Congo is fourth with no points on the table.

STATS

  • Egypt recorded a victory in the first round match against Zimbabwe. However, it was much harder than expected - the hosts recorded only a 1:0 win. Mohamed Salah didn't have a great night and he missed numerous opportunities to score.
  •  D.R. Congo didn't start the tournament as they hoped - they were defeated against Guinea. Their loss came unexpectedly and they will now have many problems to qualify for the knockout phase from this group.

HEAD TO HEAD

This will be seventh meeting of these two teams in the 21st century. Egypt has four wins against their upcoming opponent, while one match ended in a draw. In three out of those five clashes we saw under 2.5 goals.

EGYPT NEWS

Egypt didn't have a great game in the first round, but they won and they are now in an excellent position to qualify for the next phase of the competition. However, in order to achieve their goal and qualify for the knockout phase of the competition, they will have to record a victory in the upcoming match against Congo.

Latest matches: Egypt

21.06.2019 Afri Egypt Zimbabwe 1:0 W
16.06.2019 Int. Egypt Guinea 3:1 W
13.06.2019 Int. Egypt Tanzania 1:0 W
26.03.2019 Int. Nigeria Egypt 1:0 L
23.03.2019 Afri Niger Egypt 1:1 D

D.R. CONGO NEWS

In their previous ten games, Congo failed to win in nine, and it is clear that they not in a great form at the moment. However, they will have to attack Egypt from the first minute of the match, in order to stick with their chances to qualify for the knockout phase.

Latest matches: DR Congo

22.06.2019 Afri DR Congo Uganda 0:2 L
15.06.2019 Int. Kenya DR Congo 1:1 D
09.06.2019 Int. DR Congo Burkina Faso 0:0 D
24.03.2019 Afri DR Congo Liberia 1:0 W
18.11.2018 Afri Congo DR Congo 1:1 D

SUMMING UP!

Egypt is the absolute favorite to win the upcoming game. We expect to see under 2.5 goals.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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