Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification
MOZ
Mozambique
Finished3 : 2
9th Sep 2023
Benin
BEN

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On Saturday afternoon, Mozambique and Benin clash in a crucial gameweek six encounter in Group L of qualifying for the African Cup of Nations.

Mozambique form guide

The home team are currently in control of their own destiny, as they know they only need a draw to book their place at AFCON 2024. Mozambique are currently in second place in the group, two points clear of their third-place opponents.

However, they are five points adrift of group leaders Senegal, who have already sealed their place at next year's tournament.

Despite being second-place in the group, Mozambique’s recent record in AFCON qualifying has been underwhelming, to say the least, as they have won just two of their previous ten qualifiers. Their most recent games in qualifying have lacked goals, with under 2.5 goals scored in seven of their last eight qualifiers.

Mozambique have also failed to win any of their last four qualifiers on home soil while scoring just once in the winless run.

Benin form guide

The visitors know that only a win would see them make it to the 2024 African Cup of Nations. Unfortunately for Gernot Rohr’s team, wins have been in short supply of late, as they have won just one of their previous eight international games.

They have also won just once in their last eight African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Their recent games in qualifying have lacked goals, with under 2.5 goals scored in three of their previous four outings.

Benin has a poor recent away record in African Cup of Nations qualifying, as a 3-0 win in Rwanda in their previous away game ended an eight-game winless run on their travels.

What am I backing?

There is very little between these teams, as neither has been in great form. I believe this will be an even contest. The bet I am backing is under 2.5 goals scored, as it could be a tight encounter.

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    Head to Head Stats

    Mozambique 4 goals
    VS
    Benin 2 goals
    Last 2 matches
    100%
    0%
    0%
    2 wins
    0 draws
    0 wins
    • 09-09-23Mozambique3 : 2Benin
    • 08-06-22Benin0 : 1Mozambique

    Lineups

    MozambiqueChiquinho Conde
    BeninG. Rohr
    4-1-4-1
    Ernani
    Ernani 1
    Infren Matola
    I. Matola 2
    David Malembana
    D. Malembana 3
    Reinildo Mandava
    R. Mandava 17
    Bruno Langa
    B. Langa 5
    Feliciano Jone Nenê
    F. Jone 4
    Geny Catamo
    G. Catamo 20
    Guima
    Guima 21
    Alfons Amade
    A. Amade 16
    Witi
    Witi 19
    Clésio Baúque
    C. Baúque 10
    4-1-4-1
    Steve Mounié
    S. Mounié 9
    Jodel Dossou
    J. Dossou 20
    Dokou Dodo
    D. Dodo 19
    Hassane Imourane
    H. Imourane 8
    Junior Olaitan
    J. Olaitan 18
    Sessi D'Almeida
    S. D'Almeida 15
    Rachid Moumini
    R. Moumini 11
    Cédric Hountondji
    C. Hountondji 4
    Mohamed Tijani
    M. Tijani 13
    David Kiki
    D. Kiki 12
    Marcel Dandjinou
    M. Dandjinou 1

    Teams Matches

    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00MozambiqueUganda
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationTBD03:00MaliMozambique
    World COSAFA CupPEN13:00ComorosMozambique 13 W
    World COSAFA CupPEN19:00MozambiqueNamibia 24 L
    World COSAFA CupFT16:00MozambiqueBotswana 31 W
    World COSAFA CupFT13:00MozambiqueEswatini 00 D
    World COSAFA CupFT19:00South AfricaMozambique 11 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00GuineaMozambique 01 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT16:00MozambiqueSomalia 21 W
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT22:00MozambiqueGhana 22 D
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT16:00Cape Verde IslandsMozambique 30 L
    World Africa Cup of NationsFT19:00EgyptMozambique 22 D
    World FriendliesFT16:00BotswanaMozambique 11 D
    World FriendliesFT16:00MozambiqueLesotho 20 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT15:00MozambiqueAlgeria 02 L
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaTBD02:00ZimbabweBenin
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationTBD03:00NigeriaBenin
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT19:00BeninNigeria 21 W
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT22:00BeninRwanda 10 W
    World FriendliesFT21:30SenegalBenin 10 L
    World FriendliesFT18:00Ivory CoastBenin 22 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT15:00LesothoBenin 00 D
    World World Cup - Qualification AfricaFT15:00South AfricaBenin 21 L
    World FriendliesFT18:00MadagascarBenin 21 L
    World Friendlies18:30Sierra LeoneBenin
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT16:00MozambiqueBenin 32 L
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT22:00BeninSenegal 11 D
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT16:00RwandaBenin 11 D
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT18:00BeninRwanda 11 D
    World Africa Cup of Nations - QualificationFT22:00BeninMozambique 01 L

    Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification standings

    Group B
    MWDLGDLast 5P
    1 Cape Verde Islands32104
    7
    2 Egypt30300
    3
    3 Ghana3021-1
    2
    4 Mozambique3021-3
    2
    MWDLP
    1 Cape Verde Islands0
    2 Egypt0
    3 Ghana0
    4 Mozambique0
    MWDLP
    1 Cape Verde Islands0
    2 Egypt0
    3 Ghana0
    4 Mozambique0

    Match Preview

    Mozambique will play against Benin as part of Africa Cup of Nations - Qualification season 2025/2026. Mozambique vs Benin match kick-off is scheduled for 09 September 2023 at 04:00. The match will be played at Estádio Nacional do Zimpeto in Maputo. Find more details about the match below, including stats, H2Hs, match facts, and standings. The data will help you decide on your Mozambique vs Benin prediction.

    Data Analysis

    Using the latest data provided for both teams and based on our database with statistical information, we can provide some details about the chances of Mozambique and Benin in this game.

    The last 10 Mozambique matches across all competitions saw the team winning 3 of the matches, 6 of the results ended in a draw,and they lost 1.

    Benin stats (across the last 10 matches) point to wins 2, draws 4 and losses 4. A rundown of the number of goals in the last 10 matches shows that Mozambique scored an average of 1.3 goals per game. The stats obtained from the results of Benin show that the team achieves an average of 1.1 goals per match.

    Mozambique vs Benin Head-to-head

    The Head To Head (Mozambique vs. Benin) details the 2 previous meetings for the last 2 years. The data shows the end score in the last matches - Mozambique won 2, while Benin won 0 of the games. The number of ties is 0. The last time they met was on 09 September 2023, when the match's final score was 3:2for Mozambique.

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