Algeria vs Tanzania Match Analysis & Prediction
07/09/2023 10:00 pm
With qualification for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations already secured, Algeria welcome Tanzania to Stade du 19 Mai 1956 on Thursday night.
On the other hand, the visitors make the trip to Annaba looking to confirm their spot at next year’s continental showpiece in January.
Algeria played out a 1-1 draw against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia when the north African rivals met in a friendly game on June 20.
That ended a run of three straight victories for the Fennec Foxes, who sit top of their qualifying group with maximum points from their five matches.
Unbeaten on home soil since March 2022, Djamel Belmadi’s side have established themselves as a strong force to reckon with in front of their fans.
Meanwhile, Tanzania secured a crucial victory in their match against Dama Gazelle of Niger Republic at the Benjamin Mkapa National Stadium on June 18.
The Taifa Stars broke the deadlock 21 minutes from time through Simon Msuva, and that proved to be the crucial moment in Dar es Salaam.
With seven points from their five Group F qualification matches so far, Adel Amrouche’s side sit second, three points ahead of nearest challengers Uganda.
Requiring just a point to guarantee their AFCON 2023 berth, Tanzania now prepare for what is set to be a daunting task away from home.
Algeria vs. Tanzania Head to head
In the seven previous meetings between these two teams, Algeria have claimed four victories while they have drawn in three. Tanzania have scored five goals and conceded 20 in the process.
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Algeria Team News
Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez has been in fine form for Al Ahli since his summer move from Premier League champions Manchester City, making him the goal threat for the hosts.
Despite having to make do with substitute appearances more often, Mohamed Amoura currently leads the hosts in AFCON qualifying goals and could be handed a rare start here.
Algeria's Last 5 Matches
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Tanzania Team News
Simon Msuva has scored in three of his five games for Tanzania either side of a sending-off against Libya, and the forward will be looking to deliver the goods here.
Mbwana Samatta is aiming to move one step closer to becoming his nation’s all-time leading goalscorer, as he is currently three goals behind Mrisho Ngassa at the top of the scoring chart.
Tanzania's Last 5 Matches
Algeria vs. Tanzania: Odds and Predictions
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