Uganda vs Algeria prediction and betting tips - June 10, 2024
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Uganda vs Algeria prediction and betting tips - June 10, 2024

Tournament: World Cup qualifiers
Location: Nelson Mandela
Match date: 10.06.2024

In the fourth round of the African World Cup qualifiers on June 10, 2024, the national teams of Uganda and Algeria will face off. Both teams are determined to win their group, but the visitors have had a better start to the qualifiers.

Uganda vs. Algeria: Key Statistics and Trends

  • Uganda has won only 2 of their last 5 matches.
  • Algeria has lost only twice since the beginning of last year.
  • Algeria is on a five-match winning streak away from home.
  • Algeria has conceded in each of their last 6 matches.
  • Uganda wins the first half in 30% of their matches, while Algeria does so in 43%.

Uganda – the shape of the team and its analysis

The "Cranes" have never qualified for the World Cup. After appearing twice in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) following a long hiatus (exiting at the group stage in 2017 and reaching the Round of 16 two years later), they have since failed to qualify for continental tournaments.

In the current qualifiers, the team started last autumn with a win (against Somalia) and a loss (to Guinea). Recently, they resumed qualification by securing a home victory over Botswana thanks to a lone goal by Shaban in the second half.

Algeria – the shape of the team and its analysis

The "Desert Foxes" seemed to regain form after a slump, remaining unbeaten throughout 2023. However, the winter AFCON was disastrous for them, with high-scoring draws against Angola and Burkina Faso and a shocking loss to Mauritania, which prevented them from advancing past the group stage.

Despite this, Riyad Mahrez and his team started their World Cup qualification campaign strongly last autumn. They convincingly defeated Somalia (3-1 at home) and Mozambique (2-0 away). However, in the third round, even an own goal by the opponent didn't help them secure points against Guinea, as they lost 1-2 at home.

Uganda: Team News

There are concerns regarding Farouk Miya's availability.

Algeria: Team News

The team has tried to assemble the best possible squad but will be without Slimani and several veterans, while Bensebaini is still injured.

Possible Starting Line-ups

Uganda (probable line-up): Ikara - Denis Kaka Omony, Mugabi, Sibbick, Bwomono - Mukwala, Ronald Ssekiganda, Kenneth Semakula, Travis Mutyaba, Rogers Kassim Mato - Bayo

Algeria (probable line-up): Zeghba - Ait-Nouri, Madani, Mandi, van den Kerkhof - Aouar, Bentaleb, Benzia, Amoura, Brahimi - Bounedjah

Head to Head matches: Uganda vs Algeria

There have been 4 previous encounters between these teams, with Algeria winning three times, including last year, and Uganda winning once.

Free prediction today for the match Uganda vs Algeria

It is hard to believe in two consecutive setbacks for the favorite. We trust that the visitors will secure a victory here (odds – 1.89).