Ivory Coast vs Egypt Prediction, Odds and Betting Tips 26/01/2022

**The odds were correct at the time of writing but are subject to change**

Football fans are looking forward to fireworks at Stade Japoma when Ivory Coast takes on Egypt on 26th January 2022. We have assembled facts in this review to give you an overview of what to expect during the encounter.

Our top free predictions and analysis for Ivory Coast vs Egypt

Ivory Coast has gone up against Egypt on several occasions. The previous results indicate that each team has the chance of getting points from this encounter. The following are our favorite picks for this game:

Half-time Draw @ 87/100 (1.87)

The Pharaohs made a fine run during the AFCON qualifiers by recording zero losses in the campaign. The Elephants also excelled during their qualifiers due to their strong striking ability. Both of these teams feature talented individuals with international pedigree. We anticipate a blockbuster match in this knock-out tie between these African giants. Anyone who watched the game between Ivory Coast and Algeria will undoubtedly admit that it is a side destined for greatness. Egypt bounced back from a first-match disappointment in the hands of Nigeria to make it to this round. We expect a tight first half with each team playing cautiously to prevent trailing at the break.

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Ivory Coast to Open the Score sheet @ 22/25 (1.88)

The Elephants' strength is their fascinating striking partnership between world-class footballers. Pepe, Heller, and Gradel are giving defenders a hell-of work in this AFCON tournament. The seamless flow of football high on the pitch has enabled Ivory Coast to score nine goals from their last five goals. They have an average of two goals per game from their last six competitive games.  Moreover, the Elephants scored the first goal in four of their last five games coming into this fixture. On the contrary, Egypt failed to score the first goal in three of the last five games coming to this fixture.

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Ivory Coast vs Egypt AFCON 2022 Knockout Betting Odds

Ivory Coast vs Egypt AFCON Preview, Team News and Lineups

Egypt has beaten Ivory Coast on three occasions coming into this fixture. The Elephants have a better chance of making it to the next round. Ivory Coast's squad is full of stars that practice their art in the European clubs. It boasts one of the best striking forces in the tournament. Besides, the elephants have many options on the bench- an added advantage for teams destined to win trophies. Egypt has not hit the ground running the way fans expected it to perform. Expect a very entertaining match between a team with a rich attacking pool and a team with an organized defense.

Ivory Coast's head coach, Patrice Beumelle has been in charge of the Elephants since March 2020. With 17 games under his belt, the 43-years-old French tactician averages an impressive 2.06 points. His performance is, therefore, something to watch in this important AFCON knockout fixture. He has lost only twice. His matchday opponent, Egypt's head coach, Carlos Queiroz, averages 2.07 points in 14 matches. The 68-year-old Portuguese averages 2.07 points after 14 matches with the Pharaohs. These close stats means we expect a tightly contested match between two of the tournament's best coaches.

Predicted Ivory Coast lineup: H. Sangare, Aurier, Deli, Konan, Kossounou, Gradel, Kessie, I. Sngare, Heller, and Pepe. 

Predicted Egypt lineup: Elshenawi, Hegazy, Ashraf, Kamal, Abdlmonem, El Said, Soleya, Elneny, Salah, Mostafa, and Marmoush.

FAQs about Ivory Coast vs Egypt AFCON 2021

Ivory Coast vs Egypt

Where will the match between Ivory Coast and Egypt take place? 

The venue for the game will be Stade Japoma in Cameroon.

Which team has won most duels pitching Ivory Coast against Egypt?

Ivory Coast has won three matches against Egypt. Egypt has won two games against Ivory Coast.

What is the kick-off for Ivory Coast vs Egypt AFCON 2021?

The match kicks off at 1900 hours on 26/01/2022.

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