AFCON 2021: Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt prediction and betting tips (January 15)
Guinea-Bissau and Egypt are yet to win a game in the 2021 AFCON. Both teams are in poor form and want to turn things around in this match. Can the Pharaohs grab their first win in this match?
Mohamed Salah (Egypt) didn't have a good performance against Nigeria
Mohamed Salah (Egypt) didn't have a good performance against Nigeria

Guinea-Bissau face Egypt in Round 2 of Group D of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. GMT on Saturday, 15 January 2022. The match venue is Stade Roumde Adjia, Garoua.

Betting tips and match predictions for the Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (January 15) game are available in this article. A preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news and projected starting lineups are up next.

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (January 15) latest betting odds

Guinea-Bissau to win odds are situated at 8.70 (+770 American; 77/10 Fractional), the odds for a draw are situated at 4.15 (+315; 63/20), while Egypt to win odds are situated at 1.43 (-230; 10/23).

The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Guinea-Bissau — 11%, draw — 23%, Egypt — 66%.

Latest betting odds on Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (15 January 2022):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.50 (+150; 3/2)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.59 (-170; 10/17)
  • Asian handicap (+1.25) on Guinea-Bissau — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
  • Asian handicap (-1.25) on Egypt — 2.10 (+110; 11/10)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 2.95 (+195; 39/20)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.38 (-260; 5/13)

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (January 15) match preview and statistics

Guinea-Bissau have drawn three consecutive matches with a 0-0 scoreline and are winless in five games with two losses and three draws. They played a goalless draw against Sudan in their AFCON Round 1 game. The Djurtus are second in the group table with one point and zero goal difference.

Team statistics: 59% possessions, nine total shots, five chances created, four shots on target, 404 accurate passes, 85% pass accuracy, 12 fouls conceded, three corners, one offside, one yellow card. Bissau were unlucky in the late minutes of the game. Pele’s penalty shot was saved by Sudan’s goalkeeper who went the right way in the 82nd minute.

Another chance was within their reach as Piqueti left footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box following a set piece situation hit the bar. In the 90th minute, Jefferson Encada crossed the ball into the box, Frederic Mendy tried burying it with a header but it was saved in the top centre of the goal. They were unlucky not to get the win in the match.

Jefferson Encada was a top performer in the match, won 10 duels, made three clearances, was fouled three times, five interceptions and 11 recoveries. Moreto Cassama had a brilliant game, created the most chances (4), gave four key passes, 3/4 dribbles completed, 9/13 long balls, 2/3 crosses, won 11 duels, 3/5 tackles succeeded and five recoveries.

Guinea-Bissau team news: no player is injured or suspended for this match.

Egypt are last in the group table with zero points and a -1 goal difference. The Pharaohs have won only one of their last five games, with a draw and three straight losses. They lost 0-1 to Nigeria in their Round 1 match.

Kelechi Iheanacho gave Nigeria the lead in the 30th minute of the first half with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner, assisted by Joe Aribo with a headed pass. Ahmed Hegazy had a good defensive play in the match, won 10 duels, made seven clearances, was fouled three times, 3/3 tackles succeeded, one interception and seven ball recoveries.

Top stats: 57% possession, four total shots, three chances created, one big chance, two shots on target, 351 accurate passes, 77% pass accuracy, six fouls conceded, three corners, one offside.

Egypt team news: Ahmed Fatouh is doubtful for this game, while Akram Tawfik got injured in the last match and is ruled out of the tournament.

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt H2H

This is going to be the first-ever head-to-head meeting between both sides.

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (January 15) key players and lineups

Guinea-Bissau projected starting lineup:

  • Maurice Gomis
  • Fali Cande
  • Jefferson Encada
  • Sori Mane
  • Opa Sangate
  • Jorge Braima Cande Nougueira
  • Moreto Cassama
  • Pele
  • Piqueti
  • Mama Samba Balde
  • Joseph Mendes

Moreto Cassama is the key player to watch out for. He had a brilliant game in their last match against Sudan, created the most chances (4), gave four key passes, 3/4 dribbles completed, 9/13 long balls, 2/3 crosses, won 11 duels, 3/5 tackles succeeded and five recoveries. Cassama wants to be on the scoresheet in this game. Piqueti looks forward to scoring in this tie. He completed seven dribbles and won nine duels in their previous game.

Egypt projected starting lineup:

  • Mohamed El-Shennawy
  • Ahmed Hegazi
  • Mohamed Abdelmonem
  • Mahmoud El Wensh
  • Mahmoud Alaa
  • Omar Marmoush
  • Mohamed Elneny
  • Ramadan Sobhi
  • Mohamed Salah
  • Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet
  • Mostafa Mohamed

Mohamed Salah is the key player to watch out for. He didn’t have a good performance against Nigeria but is set to do better in this match. Salah needs to wear his scoring boots for this game. Ahmed Hegazy is a key player to watch out for. The defender was solid defensively in their last match, won 10 duels, made seven clearances, was fouled three times, 3/3 tackles succeeded, one interception and seven ball recoveries.

Guinea-Bissau vs Egypt (January 15) betting tips and prediction

Both teams are in search of their first win of the tournament. Guinea-Bissau drew their Round 1 match with Sudan, while Egypt lost 0-1 to Nigeria in their Round 1 game. They are both in poor form with zero wins in their respective last games. Under 2.5 goals is a good bet, the Djurtus haven’t scored in their last five games, while the Pharaohs haven’t scored in their last three games. Egypt are the favourite to win this match, if they put in a good performance, they should be able to defeat Guinea-Bissau.

Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.59 (-170 American; 10/17 Fractional)

Football AFCON 2021 . Group D. Round 2
Guinea-Bissau — Egypt
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Under 2.5 goals
1.59
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