South Africa – Morocco, African Cup Prediction
ANALYSIS AND PREDICTION FOR SOUTH AFRICA - MOROCCО
South Africa was definitely the better team against Namibia and deservedly won as they could score even more goals. Their situation, however, is complex. They do not know how the match between Côte d’Ivoire and Namibia will end, but the elephants will most likely win the game, which means that South Africa have to win. Of course, they can be one of the third teams to qualify, but is’s not sure.
Morocco seems to be one of the most serious favorites for the Cup after defeating Côte d’Ivoire, but more importantly, their game is at the top level. The good things about this format is that any team can qualify at the end and every team plays till the end. Moroccans can play the ball in an ideal way and break through the defenses very well.
Both teams have quite stable defenses. South Africa must approach cautiously in the match because Morocco hold thousands of trumps and can score goals at any time if they are given the opportunity. At the same time, it is difficult to score against them. We expect, like most matches in the groups, not to see many goals in this match. The truth is that, despite the defensive matches in the tournament, the dynamics and the spectacular football are compounded by the great heat in Africa, which limits players’ chances to show their best. Prediction – Under 2.5 goals at 1.53.
- 8 of the last 10 South Africa matches have completed under 2.5 goals
- 6 of the last 7 games in Morocco have completed even under 1.5 goals
SOUTH AFRICA TEAM NEWS
Dolly(13/2 F), Erasmus(14/2 F), Modiba(8/2 M) and Coetzee(23/0 G) are out
MOROCCO TEAM NEWS
Banoun(10/1 D), Chafik(10/0 D), Mendyl(16/0 D), Hafidi(17/3 M), Hadraf(15/2 D), El Haddad(13/2 M), Saidi(19/1 M), El Kaabi(15/11 F), Hamdallah(15/6 F) and Alioui(12/2 F) are out