Senegal vs Benin: TV channel, reside stream, team information & preview

Senegal vs Benin: TV channel, reside stream, team information & preview

The winner of the primary quarter-final will e-book a date with both Nigeria or South Africa within the semis

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals matches get underway as Senegal face Benin at Cairo’s 30 June Stadium.

After qualifying second in Group C, an early purpose from Sadio Mane booked Senegal’s place within the quarter-finals as they defeated Uganda 1-Zero within the first knockout spherical.

Benin, in the meantime, upset Morocco with a 4-1 victory on penalties on July 5 after drawing 1-1 by regular time and are into their first ever AFCON quarter-final. They drew all of their three group-stage video games to qualify as probably the greatest third-placed teams.


TV Channel, Reside Stream & How To Watch


Within the United States (US), the sport might be watched reside and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

New customers can join a free seven-day trial of the reside sports activities streaming service, which might be accessed by way of iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Hearth TV, Roku and Apple TV in addition to on an internet browser.

In the UK (UK), the sport will probably be broadcast on Eurosport 2 and is obtainable to stream by way of Eurosport Participant.

UK TV channel On-line stream
Eurosport 2 Eurosport Participant

Squads & Group Information


Place Senegal squad
Goalkeepers Diallo, Gomis
Defenders Ciss, Koulibaly, Cisse, Sane, Sabaly, Gassama, Wague
Midfielders Gueye, Kouyate, N’Diaye, Saivet, Diatta, Ndiaye
Forwards Konate, Niang, Mane, Balde, Sarr, Diagne, Thioub

Senegal could must do with out Ismaila Sarr, who was combating a muscular downside on the finish of the conflict towards Uganda. Krepin Diatta (knee) and Alfred Ndiaye (abdomen) are additionally struggling for health. 

Senegal have already misplaced goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, who has return to membership aspect Reims after fracturing his hand.

Doable Senegal beginning XI: Gomis; Gassama, Kouyate, Koulibaly, Sabaly; N’Diaye, Gueye; Thioub, Saivet, Mane; Niang

Place Benin squad
Goalkeepers Farnolle, Allagbe, Kakpo
Defenders Baraze, Salomon, Verdon, Imorou, Kiki, Adilehou, Fassinou
Midfielders Anaane, Adeoti, D’Almeida, Sessegnon, Seibou, Kossi
Forwards Djigla, Mounie, Pote, Soukou, Azankpo, Dossou

One change is critical within the backline as Khalid Adenon is suspended following his purple card within the earlier spherical.

Huddersfield striker Steve Mounie ought to return after a ban and go to the top of a 5-4-1 system.

Doable Benin beginning XI: Farnolle; Baraze, Adilehou, Bazare, Verdon, Imorou; Pote, D’Almeida, Adeoti, Soukou; Mounie


Betting & Match Odds


Senegal might be backed at 4/11 with Guess365 to win the sport. A draw is on supply at 16/5, whereas Benin are 10/1 outsiders.

Click on right here to see all of wager365’s presents for the sport, together with goalscoring markets, right rating predictions and extra .


Match Preview


Senegal’s quest for a primary African Cup of Nations title continues towards modest Benin within the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Aliou Cisse’s aspect, who’re the continent’s greatest in line with the FIFA Rating, could not have been at their absolute peak so far of the event – notably struggling a 1-Zero loss to Algeria – however they’ve gained their different three matches, spearheaded by the efforts of Liverpool star Sadio Mane, who has scored three objectives.

Mane had a combined match towards Uganda within the final 16, netting the decisive strike after quarter of an hour however later seeing a penalty stopped. He’ll, nonetheless, proceed to take his nation’s spot-kicks going forward.

They displayed their tactical versatility final trip by defending deep and enjoying in a direct method, and having proven Uganda the correct quantity of respect, Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye has pledged to do likewise for Benin.

“They’ve numerous qualities. They defend very nicely. Now, it is left for us to not underestimate them and play with our qualities as nicely with a purpose to beat them,” he instructed Purpose.

Crystal Palace’s Cheikhou Kouyate echoed the ideas of his team-mate as he defined: “If you wish to win you need to play very nicely to indicate that you just deserved to achieve this stage of the competitors.

“In at this time’s football there are not any small teams, we’re going to put together nicely for the sport.”

The Squirrels have been nothing if not tenacious all through this competitors, scoring solely three objectives in 4 video games however going undefeated by stringing collectively a succession of attracts. Certainly, they’ve spent solely 21 minutes trailing to date.

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The aspect ranked 88th on the FIFA Rating shocked Morocco within the earlier spherical, happening to 10 males early in extra-time after which surviving a missed penalty from their opponents.

Having gritted their enamel, they gained by on spot kicks, with goalkeeper Saturnin Allagbe the standout.

Extra heroics are required if they’re to achieve their first AFCON semi-final.

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