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Egypt vs Morocco predictions, previews, team news and more

It will be an all-North African event at Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo as Egypt and Morocco battle for a spot in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals on Sunday.

The Pharaohs needed penalties to see off Ivory Coast in the final match after the two teams were undefeated in 120 minutes of football. Mohamed Salah tried his best to score the winning goal and send his side into the quarterfinals.

Achraf Hakimi is the star of the show for Morocco in the previous round. The Atlas Lions needed to go from behind against Malawi, who took a shock lead in their Round of 16 match. Youssef El Nesyri equalized shortly after half-time before Hakimi put the Atlas Lions past with a stunning free-kick.

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A place in the semi-finals against Gambia or host Cameroon is waiting for the winner of this match.


Head to head Egypt vs Morocco

This will be the 30th meeting between the two sides and Morocco has a superior level compared to its regional rivals.

The Atlas Lions have 14 wins while 12 in the past have all ended in trophies. Egypt has won on just three occasions.

Their most recent meeting was during the 2018 African Nations Championship qualifiers when Morocco secured progress with a 4-2 aggregate win.

Egyptian Form Guide: WWWLW

Moroccan Form Guide: WDWWW


Egypt vs Morocco Team News

Egypt

The seven-time African champions are the most disciplined in the tournament and don’t have any suspension concerns.

However, goalkeeper Mohamed El-Shennawy and midfielder Hamdi Fathi were substituted in the match against Ivory Coast due to injury.

Hurt: Mohamed El-Shennawy, Hamdi Fahti

Suspensions: Not available

Morocco

President Ilias is racing against time to be healthy enough for this match, due to an injury in the match against Gabon.

Wound: Ilias . Chair

Suspensions: Not available


Egypt vs Morocco prediction XI

Egypt predicts XI (4-3-3): Gabaski (GK); Ayman Ashraf, Ahmed Hegazy, Mohamed Abdelmonem, Omar Kamal; Mohamed Elneny, Amr Al-Sulaya, Abdallah El-Said; Mohamed SalahOmar Marmoush, Mostafa Mohamed

Morocco predicts XI (4-1-4-1): Yassine Bounou (GK); Achraf Hakimi, Romain Saiss, Nayef Aguerd, Adam Masina; Sofia Amrabat; Tarik Tissoudali, Selim Amallah, Imran Louza, Sofiane Boufal; Ayoub El Kaabi


Prediction Egypt vs Morocco

Egypt are one of the tightest teams in the league and this defensive tenacity will be tested against an open-ended Morocco.

Historical head-to-head also raises the stakes involved, and both groups of players will likely go to great lengths to secure progress to the last four. Egypt is getting better day by day while Morocco is one of the strongest teams so far.

The Pharaohs may be a bit more popular, but Morocco is the more consistent team throughout the tournament. Even so, we’re helping Atlas Lions scale with a tight win.

Guess: Egypt 0-1 Morocco


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