Egypt vs Burkina Faso prediction and betting tips - June 6, 2024
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Egypt vs Burkina Faso prediction and betting tips - June 6, 2024

Tournament: World Cup qualifiers in Africa
Location: Cairo International
Match date: 06.06.2024

In the third round of World Cup qualifiers in Africa on June 6, 2024, a match between the national teams of Egypt and Burkina Faso will take place. This is a crucial encounter between the group leaders, with both teams eager for a win to strengthen their positions.

Egypt vs Burkina Faso: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Egypt has won and lost one match each in their last 6 encounters.
  • Burkina Faso has not won in their last 5 matches.
  • Egypt has scored at least once in their last 20 matches.
  • Egypt wins the first half in 46% of their matches, while Burkina Faso does so in 23%.

Egypt - the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Pharaohs" had a series of draws in the African Cup of Nations this winter, both in the group stage and in the playoffs. However, after a 1-1 draw with DR Congo, they were eliminated on penalties.

In March, they managed to defeat New Zealand in a friendly match with Mohamed scoring the only goal from a penalty. However, a few days later, they lost 2-4 to Croatia.

Their World Cup qualification campaign started well. In November, they secured clean-sheet victories against Djibouti away and Sierra Leone at home.

Burkina Faso - the shape of the team and its analysis:

The "Stallions" accumulated more points than Egypt in the African Cup of Nations, with 4 points (a win over Mauritania and a 2-2 draw with Algeria). However, they were also eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, losing 1-2 to Mali.

Their poor form continued in March, managing only a draw against Niger in a friendly match after previously defeating Libya 2-1.

The World Cup qualification did not start well for Traore and his team, with a draw against Guinea-Bissau. They only managed to win against modest Ethiopia, but it was a convincing 3-0 victory.

Egypt: Team News

There have been no reported personnel issues. On the contrary, Mohamed Salah is ready to play.

Burkina Faso: Team News

Lassina Traore from Shakhtar Donetsk is doubtful for the match.

Egypt vs Burkina Faso: Possible Starting Lineups

Egypt (probable lineup): Gabaski - Hamdi, Abdelmonem, Rabia, Hani - Magdi Kafsha, Attia, Ashour - Trezeguet, Mohamed, Salah

Burkina Faso (probable lineup): Koffi - Yago, Tapsoba, Dayo, Kabore - Toure, Ouédraogo, Sangare - Traore, Tapsoba, Konate

Head-to-Head Matches: Egypt vs Burkina Faso

The "Pharaohs" have won all three previous encounters in regular time. Additionally, they defeated the "Stallions" in the semifinals of the 2017 African Cup of Nations on penalties.

Free Prediction for the Match Egypt vs Burkina Faso

The home team, led by Salah and benefiting from the home-field advantage, holds more aces. They are expected to win with a handicap of "-1" (odds – 1.6).