Match result: Nigeria to win
First team to score-Nigeria
**The odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change**
Nigeria is the only team that made it to the knock-out stages in perfect style even after the Coach made landmark alterations in the starting eleven in the last game. Tunisia made it to this stage as one of the four best third-placed teams from the group stages. Read on to ascertain what will likely happen in the match.
Our best tips on Nigeria vs. Tunisia encounter
Some of the teams that fans tipped to win the tournament have bowed out on the way. Another African giant will fall when Nigeria meets Tunisia in the knock-out stage on 23/01/2022 Here are our supper tips for the clash:
Nigeria to win @ 83/100 (1.83)
In all honesty, Nigeria is one team that Tunisia could not opt for in this stage of the tournament. Nigeria has been excellent en route to this tournament. They have won all their six matches coming into this fixture. Tunisia on the other hand only recorded three points from a possible nine in the group stage. These teams reached the semi-final stage in the previous AFCON. Nigeria got the better of Tunisia and left with a bronze medal. We anticipate Augustine Eguavoen’s men to better their last season's performance in this clash. A win for the home team is the most likely outcome.
The first team to score-Nigeria @ 4/7
Nigeria scored the first goal in their last five games. The strength of Augustine Eguavoen is his unique way of organizing the defense. Nigeria has become difficult to break down in competitive games since Augustine's taking over as interim manager. His defensive midfielders are launched in strategic positions to add more cohesion to this team. Nigeria has managed to break down most defenses and scored first in many games. Tunisia on the other hand went behind first on three occasions from their last five games coming into this fixture. We anticipate Nigeria to score before Tunisia in this fixture.
Nigeria vs Tunisia AFCON Quarterfinals Betting Odds and Team Stats
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Match preview Nigeria vs Tunisia
Nigeria comes into this fixture with a fantastic record in the tournament. They have reached the semi-final on twelve occasions out of the last thirteen events. Tunisia winning this encounter will be another surprise as some of the results in the ongoing tournament. Everybody now believes that Nigeria is the team to beat in this tournament. They boast of one of the most robust midfield in the continent. Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi bodes very well with Joe Aribo to support Super Eagles' defense while teaming up with the upcoming marquee Chukwueze and Awoniyi to give opponents problems.
Nigeria and Tunisia have met five times. The first encounters was in 2009 in WCQ . The last encounter was in October 2020, a match that ended draw of 1-1. A notable stat about this fixture is that these teams have drawn against each other more than either side has won. In the five past encounters, four matches ended in a draw. Only one draw had a 0-0 outcome whereas the other three draws had goals. Nigeria won the other match. The Super Eagles come to this match a record of WWWDW in the last five games. On the other hand, Tunisia recorded LWLLD in as many games. Tunisia’s shaky form could be their worst nightmare in this AFCON 2022 quarterfinals fixture against Nigeria. Nigeria beat Tunisia in the last AFCON knockout stage match, the only such high level meeting in the past.
Nigeria predicted line-up: Okoye, Omeruo, Ekong, Aina, Sanusi, Ndidi, Aribo, Simon, Iheanacho, Awoniyi, and Chukwueze.
Tunisia predicted line-up: Ben Said, Ifa, Mathlouthi, Abdi, Talbi, Skhiri, Khaoui, Laidouni, Rafia, Slimane, and Jaziri.
FAQs about Nigeria vs. Tunisia clash
Which stadium will host the game between Nigeria and Tunisia on 23/01/2022?
Stade Roumde Adjia
Which team has won most of the clashes between Nigeria and Tunisia on 23/01/2022?
Six matches between Nigeria and Tunisia have ended all square.
When is the game between Tunisia and Nigeria in the ongoing AFCON?