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Preview: Eswatini vs Mozambique – Football Predictions

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Now that both teams compete for third place in this year’s COSAFA Cup, Eswatini Y Mozambique fight at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday.

Eswatini was defeated on penalties by Senegal in their semi-final tie, while Mozambique was eliminated by host nation South Africa.


Match preview

Eswatini has been one of the surprise packages of the COSAFA Cup and almost achieved another remarkable result by leading Senegal 2-0 at halftime when the two teams met in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

Goals in the first half of Sabelo Ndzinisa Y Sifiso Matse set Dominic kuneneThe men in the box were heading to halftime, but Senegal came out struggling in the second period, drawing through the blows of Pape Massar Djitte Y Madicke kane.

As a result, the game turned into penalties and Sihlangu Semnikati failed to convert any of their three shots from 12 yards, resulting in a simple 3-0 victory for Senegal.

Nonetheless, Eswatini has exceeded many expectations and can hold his head high after reaching the final four of the tournament for the first time in five years.

After moving from the group stage by the narrowest margin, Mozambique saw its COSAFA Cup campaign come to an end after a 3-0 loss to South Africa on Friday.

Horacio GoncalvesThe men were totally outmatched in a match in which they fell behind in the first 30 minutes thanks to Njabulo Ngcoboopener.

Os Mambas failed to pull off a comeback in the second half and went further below the hour mark when Yusuf maart was available to double his team’s advantage 13 minutes earlier Sepana Letsoalo added a third to put the result beyond doubt.

Considering the fact that Mozambique has fallen at the first hurdle in the last three editions of the competition, a semi-final outing in South Africa is a step in the right direction and a sign that there will be more to come.

COSAFA Eswatini Cup Shape:
  • W
  • L
  • W
  • D
  • L

Eswatini form (all competitions):
  • D
  • W
  • L
  • W
  • D
  • L

Mozambique COSAFA Cup Shape:
  • D
  • L
  • W
  • W
  • L

Mozambique form (all competitions):
  • L
  • D
  • L
  • W
  • W
  • L

Team news

By Eswatini Fanelo Mamba he was sent off for two accounting infractions four minutes apart and is suspended for Sunday’s game.

In Mamba’s absence, Justice Figuareido he is scheduled to return to the starting eleven despite playing no role in the loss to Senegal.

Melque Melito was dragged less than 30 minutes from the start of the Mozambique semifinal, which made the 24-year-old hesitate for it.

As it did in the game mentioned above, Estevao Novel it will pass to one side if Melito is not considered suitable to participate.

Possible starting lineup for Eswatini:
Diamini; Magagula, Mamba, Mkhwanazi, Msibi; Mabelesa, Khethokuhle, Gamedze; Mamba, Figuareido, Ndzinisa

Possible starting lineup of Mozambique:
Ernan; Muze, Martinho, Simbane, Cigano; Macaime, Salas, Shaquille; Telinho, Novel, Melito


Correct Score: Eswatini 2-1 Mozambique

Both sides will suffer their respective defeats in the semi-finals, but a third place is also a laudable achievement from any point of view. Eswatini has gotten used to hitting above their weight lately and we are tilting them to come out on top.




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