Senegal and Guinea will both be looking to secure a second consecutive Africa Cup of Nations group-stage victory and a preview of the contest is provided in this Senegal vs Guinea prediction article.
Our Top Senegal vs Guinea prediction
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The game promises to be an enthralling affair with both sides heading into the contest off the back of opening-day victories. However, Senegal boast the better crop of players and we are backing them to come away with all three points come the full-time whistle.
Senegal vs Guinea – Match Preview
A place in the round of 16 is up for grabs on Wednesday when Senegal and Guinea face off at the Kouekong Stadium on Thursday.
Senegal vs Guinea – Team Previews
Senegal battled hard to claim a 1-0 victory over Zimbabwe in their AFCON curtain-raiser on Monday.
Aliou Cisse’s men were far from their best as we have come to expect and looked set to drop points before Sadio Mane converted a late penalty to spare his side’s blushes.
The Lions of Teranga are joint-top in Group B alongside Guinea and can take sole leadership of the group with all three points on Wednesday.
With six wins from their last seven games across all competitions, the 2019 finalists can take a step towards going one better this time by progressing into the knockout phase.
Kalidou Koulibaly, Edouard Mendy and Famara Diedhiou tested positive for COVID-19 few days before the Zimbabwe game which they all sat out.
Third choice goalkeeper Seny Dieng was handed a rare outing as a result and is set to keep his place between the sticks for this one.
Predicted lineup; Seny Dieng; Fode Ballo-Toure, Pape Cisse, Abdou Diallo, Ibrahima Mbaye; Cheikhou Kouyate, Idrissa Gueye, Bouna Sarr; Sadio Mane, Boulaye Dia, Keita Balde
Guinea got their AFCON journey off to a good start as they eased past the Flames of Malawi in a narrow 1-0 victory on Sunday.
Defender Issiaga Sylla opened the scoring 10 minutes befoe half time to hand Kaba Diawara’s men a hard-fought three points in Bafoussam.
That was the the National Elephants’ first victory in eight competitive outings since beating Mali 1-0 back in March.
Skipper Naby Keita prepares to take on his Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane with both men set to play crucial roles for their respective sides.
Ibrahima Cisse came off as a half-time substitute for Agibou Camara against Malawui and the 27-year-old could be given the nod to feature right from the off this time.
Predicted lineup; Aly Keita; Issiaga Sylla, Ibrahima Conte, Mohamed Camara, Mamadou Kane, Saidou Sow; Ibrahima Cisse, Naby Keita, Amadou Diawara; Mohamed Bayo, Jose Kante
The Senegal vs Guinea odds for all three possible match outcomes are as follows:
*Odds from Bet9ja, correct as at the time of publishing
Senegal vs Guinea Head to head stats
Matches Played: 12
Senegal Won: 8
Guinea Won: 3
Guinea have held their own in this fixture of late, winning two of the last four meetings but have a poor record overall as they have lost eight of 12 encounters.
This article was most recently revised and updated 2 weeks ago