Mali vs Ivory Coast, 2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Preview, Prediction, Odds, Head-to-Head, Team Players, Match Details and Live Stream
Mali and Ivory Coast will face each other in the first 1/8 final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The Ivory Coast couldn’t show signs of improvement of Morocco in the group stage, making due with second place behind them. That puts them through to a tricky round of sixteen tie against Mali. Mali will convey form with them into this round having easily beaten out their group.
Mali were the champion team of Group E in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they beat the group with seven points, four points more than second-placed Tunisia after they won their final game against Angola.
With qualification secure, Mali picked to make eight improvements to their beginning XI and in spite of the majority of the change, they had the option to claim a 1-0 win thanks to Amadou Haidara’s first half exertion.
The Malians should improve in the knockout stages regardless of their strong group effort yet with most of their first-choice side accepting a well-earned rest, they should return revived for this last 16 conflict.
Ivory Coast secured the success they expected to advance to the last 16 of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they ran out enormous victors over Namibia however were given an alarm in their Group D challenge.
The pressure was on the Ivory Coast to get the success yet their nerves were facilitated when Max Gradel sent put his side ahead before the break and regardless of doubling their lead through a possess goal, Namibia pawed a goal back before late goals from Wilfried Zaha and Maxwell Cornet sealed the triumph.
That success guaranteed the Ivory Coast completed second in their group and should enhance a conflicting exertion in the group stage yet having made his first beginning of the competition, Wilfried Zaha will expectation hold his place and help lead his team to the latter stages.
Mali vs Ivory Coast Betting Odds
Ivory Coast 13/10
Mali vs Ivory Coast Head to Head
- Ivory Coast earned four points from World Cup 2018 qualifiers against Mali
- The Elephants are W11 D4 L2 in the head to head against Mali
- Only one of the last six meetings have gone over 2.5 goals
- Things are even at one each and two draws the last four meetings
Mali vs Ivory Coast Match Prediction
Ivory Coast have some splendid attacking ability in their squad and could be a match for anybody at the Africa Cup of Nations. They demonstrated a portion of that against Namibia as they scored four goals to secure their spot in the knockout stages. Wilfried Zaha was at long last given a begin however with a lot of rivalry for places in attack, getting the team selection right could be key. They face Mali in their first knockout game and while they delighted in a progressively successful group stage, the Ivory Coast can click into gear and advancement to the last-eight.
Mali vs Ivory Coast Match Details
When is Mali vs Ivory Coast happening? Monday 8th July, 2019 – 17:00 (UK)
Where is Mali vs Ivory Coast happening? Suez Stadium, Suez
In Africa, SuperSport 4 and 10 will broadcast the match and the opening ceremony.
Where can individuals get tickets for Mali vs Ivory Coast? https://www.footballticketnet.com/2019-africa-cup-of-nations
Mali vs Ivory Coast Full Team Squads
Mali Team Players:
Goalkeepers: Djigui Diarra (Stade Malien), Adama Keita (Djoliba), Ibrahima Mounkoro (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)
Defenders: Mamadou Fofana (Metz, France), Massadio Haidara (Lens, France), Youssouf Kone (Lille, France), Boubacar Kiki Kouyate (Troyes, France), Falaye Sacko (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal), Hamari Traore (Rennes, France), Molla Wague (Nottingham Forest, England)
Midfielders: Lassana Coulibaly (Rangers, Scotland), Cheick Doucoure (Lens, France), Amadou Haidara (RB Leipzig, Germany), Diadie Samassekou (Salzburg, Austria), Adama Traore (Cercle Bruges, Belgium)
Forwards: Kalifa Coulibaly (Nantes, France), Abdoulaye Diaby (Sporting CP, Portugal), Moussa Djenepo (Southampton, England), Moussa Doumbia (Reims, France), Sekou Koita (Wolfsberger, Austria), Moussa Marega (Porto, Portugal), Adama Niane (Charleroi, Belgium ), Adama Traore (Orleans, France)
Ivory Coast Team Players
Goalkeepers: Sylvain Gbohouo (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Ali Badra (Free State Stars, South Africa), Tape Ira (FC San Pedro).
Defenders: Serge Aurier (Tottenham, England), Wilfried Kanon (ADO The Hague, Netherlands), Wonlo Coulibaly (ASEC Mimosas), Ismaël Traoré (Angers, France), Mamadou Bagayoko (Red Star, France), Cheikh Comara (Wydad Casablanca, Morocco), Souleyman Bamba (Rennes, France).
Midfielders: Jean-Philippe Gbamin (Mainz, Germany), Geoffrey Serey Dié (Neuchâtel Xamax, Switzerland), Jean-Michaël Seri (Fulham, England), Victorian Angban (Metz, France), Franck Kessié (AC Milan, Italy) , Ibrahim Sangaré (Toulouse, France).
Forwards: Max-Alain Gradel (Toulouse, France), Nicolas Pépé (Lille, France), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace, England), Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa, England), Roger Assalé (Young Boys Bern, Switzerland), Maxwel Cornet (Lyon, France), Wilfried Bony (Unattached)