As part of the 1st round of the group stage of the Arab Nations Cup, the players of the national teams of Algeria and Sudan will come face to face. Will the favorite be able to win in this confrontation? LiveResult.Ru evaluates the opponents' chances of success in this duel.
The Algerian national team was able to finish in first place in its qualification group. By the way, the team of today's hosts staged a real race with Burkina Faso, but beat it at the finish line, scoring 2 points more (14 points). Now the Algerians are waiting for the final tests in the form of the third stage. In the meantime, it is worth noting that Algeria is approaching this battle on a series of 20 matches without defeats, and does not intend to lose in this duel.
As for Sudan, he performed extremely poorly in his African group. For 6 rounds played, the visiting team was able to score only 3 points, obtained due to 3 draws. The gap from Morocco, which won the group, was 15 points! In the last match, Sudan managed to draw with Guinea-Bissau, but this result did not affect anything. In the upcoming meeting, Sudan is considered a clear outsider.
Statistics and figures:
- Algeria is a clear favorite of the meeting;
- The Algerian team has a 20-match unbeaten streak;
- Sudan has not won in 6 previous games;
- The last face -to- face meeting of the rivals took place in 2011;
- Then Sudan won 1-0.
The Algerian team in its current composition has an advantage over the opponent. Most likely, this team will win over the opponent and will be able to score three points in the opening match at the tournament.