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Cape Verde vs Liberia Predictions & Tips - Blue Sharks to beat Lone Stars for second time in four days

  • Cape Verde vs Liberia Predictions for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier
  • Match is being played at 16:00 GMT at Estádio Municipal Adérito Sena
  • Liberia have lost 7 of their last 9 matches
  • A home win is tipped in Mindelo
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Cape Verde vs Liberia
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Ralph Staniforth 10 Oct 2021
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Cape Verde vs Liberia Predictions & Tips - Blue Sharks to beat Lone Stars for second time in four days

  • Cape Verde vs Liberia Predictions for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier
  • Match is being played at 16:00 GMT at Estádio Municipal Adérito Sena
  • Liberia have lost 7 of their last 9 matches
  • A home win is tipped in Mindelo
  • Betting tips, predictions and team news for Cape Verde vs Liberia


Cape Verde vs Liberia Predictions


Cape Verde beat Liberia away from home a few days ago. They were impressive in AFCON qualifiers but tend to concede goals. Liberia are in terrible form and have a very leaky defence. I am tipping a home win with both sides on target.

  • Cape Verde have won 3 of their last 5 matches (AFCON and WC Qualifiers).
  • Cape Verde have seen BTTS Yes in their last 3 matches (WC Qualifiers).
  • Liberia have lost 7 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).
  • Liberia have conceded 2+ goals in 3 of their last 4 away matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Cape Verde hold a 2-1 advantage across three previous meetings with no draws.

The sides last met on Thursday as Cape Verde won 2-1 in Liberia.

Cape Verde Form


Cape Verde have been in relatively good form of late. A 3-1 home win against Cameroon and 1-0 win in Mozambique sealed qualification for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.

After a 2-0 friendly defeat in Senegal, they began World Cup qualifiers with a 1-1 draw away in Central African Republic. A 2-1 home loss to Nigeria followed.

Their last match saw a last minute goal to win 2-1 in Liberia. Jamiro Monteiro equalised before a Garry Rodrigues winner in the final moments.

Cape Verde Injuries & Team News


Olympiacos winger Garry Rodrigues is expected to be handed a start after scoring the winner as a substitute in the last match.

Willy Semedo will play in support of key attacker Ryan Mendes. Dutch-born midfielder Jamiro Monteiro is pushing to start after a goal shortly after his introduction against Liberia.

Goalkeepers: Vozinha, Iván Cruz, Márcio Rosa
Defenders: Stopira, Ponck, Diney, Lorenzo Fonseca, Roberto Lopes, Jeffry Fortes, Steven Pereira, Dylan Tavares, Tiago Almeida
Midfielders: Marco Soares, Hélder Tavares, Patrick Andrade, Telmo Arcanjo, Jamiro Monteiro, Kuca, João Paulo Fernandes, Bruno Leite, Ericson Silva, Garry Rodrigues
Forwards: Djaniny, Ryan Mendes, Gilson Tavares, Lisandro Semedo, Vasco Lopes, Patrick Fernandes, Dodo, Willis Furtado, Papalélé, Willy Semedo

Liberia Form


Liberia are in poor form with seven losses in their last nine matches. The side began 2022 World Cup qualification with a 2-0 loss in Nigeria.

The side bounced back with a solid 1-0 win away in Central African Republic. A 2-0 away friendly loss to Egypt followed.

Their last match saw a 2-1 home defeat to Cape Verde in a World Cup qualifier. Van-Dave Harmon put the in-front but they could not hold on to take anything from the match.

Liberia Injuries & Team News


Lone Stars coach Peter Butler has seen three players pull out of this match at the last minute.

Midfielders Justin Salmon and Patrick Weah are unavailable for personal reasons. PEC Zwolle defender Mark Pabai has also withdrawn from contention.

Goalkeepers: Ashley Williams, Tommy Songo, Morlik Keita
Defenders: Prince Balde, Sampson Dweh, Jeremy Saygbe, Alvin Maccornel, Teah Dennis, Carlos Williams
Midfielders: Seth Hellberg, Abrahim Mohammed Soumaoro, Marcus Macauley, Oscar Murphy Dorley, Terrence Tisdell, Allen Njie, Abu Kamara, Fredrick Dennis
Forwards: Kpah Sherman, Ayouba Kosiah, Van-Dave Harmon, Moussa Sanoh
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Verdict

I am tipping both sides to score but Cape Verde to take the win.

Best Bet: Cape Verde Win Full Time Result $1.90 at Bookmaker - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: Cape Verde 3-1 Correct Score $11.00 at Betstar Australia - 1 Unit

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