The national teams of Ghana and Tunisia contest on Monday evening, the last knockout round at the African Cup 2019. If you look at the FIFA World Ranking before the game, the Tunisian national football team actually comes into play here as a favorite. Tunisia is currently ranked 22nd, while Ghana is only 50th. At the African Cup, however, the “Black Stars” with four titles compared to only one victory of the “Eagles of Carthage” but the nose ahead.
Today’s Betting Prediction Ghana vs Tunisia
The current tournament also speaks a bit more for the Ghanaian national football team. The West Africans were able to win their group with a win and two draws ahead of Cameroon. Tunisia, on the other hand, is still waiting for their first victory in this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, finishing in third place behind Mali in Group E with three draws. The bookmakers expect a very close game, but send in duel against Ghana. Tunisia on the basis of their betting odds the “Black Stars” as easy favorites in the race. The betting base comes in their preview to the same result and sets in the African Cup 2019 eighth-final Ghana vs Tunisia their tip on “Victory Ghana”.
Ghana – Statistics & Current Form
For the start of the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 it was enough for the “Black Stars” only to 2: 2 against Benin. Also on matchday two, the Ghanaian national football team did not come out over a 0-0 draw with Cameroon. Only in the final group match Ghana made it clear with a 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau group victory. Here, the Ghanaians prevailed against Cameroon only thanks to the more scored goals. At the African Cup, the Black Stars were already nine times in the final. The West African state has already won the Africa Cup four times. The last title, however, comes from the year 1982. In the last six finals Ghana always came at least in the semifinals. In 2010 and 2015, Ghana reached the final, but lost there against Egypt and the Ivory Coast. The last FIFA World Cup 2018 had missed the “Black Stars”. In qualifying Group E, Egypt and Uganda were only in third place.
“I congratulate my players on this result. We started the game at a slow pace because we had to be patient. We also wanted to adapt our game system to the opponent. We are working to improve further. ” – James Kwesi Appiah
The current squad is headed by Captain Andre Ayew. The best-known players are certainly the former Augsburg Abdul Rahman Baba, who is now under contract at Chelsea, Thomas Teye party of Atletico Madrid, Kasim Adams of TSG Hoffenheim and Kwadwo Asamoah of Inter Milan. Add to that the Ayew brothers who earn their money in England at Swansea City. Since April 2017, the national team is again trained by James Kwesi Appiah. The former international had already been in charge of the selection from 2012 to 2014, and eventually became new successor to Avram Grant. In the last 13 internationals, the Black Stars had to accept only one defeat. Ghana have been without a clean sheet five times in their six recent games. On this balance, you could also quite in the duel Ghana vs Tunisia on a prediction ”Ghana wins to zero” think.
Expected formation of Ghana:
↳ Ofori – Baba, Audioo, Boye, Yiadom – Partey, Wakaso, Owusu, Kwabena – J. Ayew, A. Ayew
Last matches of Ghana:
⚽️ 02.07.2019 – Guinea-Bissau vs. Ghana 0-2 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 29.06.2019 – Cameroon vs. Ghana 0: 0 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 25.06.2019 – Ghana Vs. Benin 2: 2 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 15.06.2019 – Ghana Vs. South Africa 0: 0 (friendly)
⚽️ 23.03.2019 – Ghana Vs. Kenya 1: 0 (Africa Qualifiers)
Tunisia – Statistics & Current Form
Tunisia had to go to the Africa Cup 2019 in the group E. In the first game of the final round, the “Eagles of Carthage” parted with Angola 1-1. The second group game against Mali ended with a 1-1. After the 0-0 draw against Mauritania, the Tunisian national football team managed the feat without a victory in the last sixteen draw. The three counters reached second place in the group behind Mali. The men of coach Alain Giresse showed in the last group match against underdog Mauritania, especially in the first round a bad performance and were allowed with a flattering 0: 0 in the half-time break. In the second half, Tunisia increased somewhat, but did not get past the draw. Since 1994, Tunisia has participated in every Africa Cup of Nations. That’s 13 finals in a row.
“We have achieved one goal and now we have to tackle the next one. Three draws in the group stage do not satisfy us, even though the main objective was qualifying for the next round. We will continue to learn and we need to prepare well for the rest of the competition. ” – Alain Giresse
The peak reached the Adler in 2004, when you could win in their own country for the first and only time the African Championship. After all, in the last seven continental tournaments it was enough for the quarterfinals five times. Before the round of 16 Ghana vs. Tunisia awards the Tunisians the sixth place out of 12 for overall victory. In 2018 Tunisia had reached the fifth World Cup finals. With two defeats against England and Belgium and a victory against Panama, the tournament in Russia for the Tunisians but after the preliminary round was over. After that, coach Nabil Maaloul was dismissed. In December, Alain Giresse signed an experienced former French international.
The big stars are missing in the squad of the Eagles. The most important players earn their money in Ligue 1. For at least six games, the “Eagles of Carthage” are unbeaten. At the African Cup, Tunisia has been waiting for four games to win. During the tournament, there was already a first victim with the mental coach David Marcel, who was dismissed after the weak performance of the team in the finals in 2019.
Expected lineup of Tunisia:
↳ Hassen – Bronn, Meryah, Haddadi, Kechrida – Msakni, Aouadhi, Skhiri, Srarfi – Khazri, Sliti
Last matches of Tunisia:
⚽️ 02.07.2019 – Mauritania Vs. Tunisia 0: 0 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 28.06.2019 – Tunisia Vs. Mali 1: 1 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 24.06.2019 – Tunisia Vs. Angola 1: 1 (Africa Cup)
⚽️ 17.06.2019 – Tunisia Vs. Burundi 2: 1 (friendly)
⚽️ 11.06.2019 – Croatia vs. Tunisia 1: 2 (friendly)
Ghana vs Tunisia Comparison & Statistics Highlights
Between Ghana and Tunisia there were already 18 international matches. The “Black Stars” lead the direct comparison with ten wins. There are also five draws and three wins for the “Eagles of Carthage”. The last duel of the two took place in January 2013. At that time, Ghana won a friendly match 4-2. In 2012, both teams to score in the first knockout round of the African Cup. Ghana prevailed in the quarterfinals 2-1 after extra time. In the African Cup the record speaks with six wins and one draw clearly for the Ghanaians. Tunisia is still waiting for their first victory in the Africa Cup, against Ghana.
Ghana vs Tunisia Our Best Betting Prediction Explained
Already in the second group match against Cameroon, Ghana was the better team and was closer to the victory than the defending champion. Looking at Benin, who have now reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup 2019, also put into perspective the draw of the “Black Stars” against the outsider in the first group match. And also in the last group match against Guinea-Bissau, the four-time African champions was clearly the better team. In the last six editions of the Africa Cup of Nations Ghana has always at least reached the semi-finals. Will that succeed in 2019?
Tunisia, which was set by the bookmakers before the start of the tournament after all, ranked ninth in terms of overall victory, so far has been extremely difficult at this Africa Cup. The team of coach Alain Giresse seems uninspired and has not yet arrived in the tournament. The round of 16 was only achieved with good luck.
Key Facts – Ghana vs Tunisia tips
⭐️ Ghana lost only one of the last 13 internationals
⭐️ Tunisia has been without defeat for six games
⭐️ Of 18 duels against the “Black Stars”, the “Eagles of Carthage” could win only three
Ghana have the better single player compared to Tunisia and have played the better tournament so far. Thus, the “Black Stars” for the bookmakers and for us rightly as a favorite in the second round. At the African Cup, the Tunisians are the favorite opponents of Ghana. We do not believe that anything will change in the 2019 finals and we will face Ghana Vs. Tunisia our tip on “Victory Ghana”.