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Mauritania vs Tunisia Predictions & Tips - Visitors tipped to win and secure place in Qatar
- Mauritania vs Tunisia Predictions for Sunday’s World Cup qualifier
- Match is being played at 19:00 GMT at Stade Olympique de Nouakchott
- Tunisia have won 7 of their last 8 matches
- A home win is tipped in Nouakchott
- Betting tips, predictions and team news for Mauritania vs Tunisia
Mauritania vs Tunisia Predictions
Tunisia are in outstanding form and could qualify for the Qatar 2022 World Cup if they win. Mauritania are stronger at home but have nothing to play for. I am tipping a narrow away win.
- Mauritania vs Tunisia Predictions
- Head to Head
- Mauritania Form
- Mauritania Injuries & Team News
- Tunisia Form
- Tunisia Squad & Team News
- Mauritania have lost their last 3 matches (WC qualifiers).
- Mauritania have lost 4 of their last 5 home matches (WC qualifiers).
- Mauritania have failed to score in their last 4 matches against Tunisia (all competitions).
- Tunisia have won 7 of their last 8 matches (all competitions).
- Tunisia have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 3 matches (WC qualifiers).
Head to Head
Tunisia hold a 6-0 advantage versus Mauritania across their previous eights meetings with two draws.
The sides last met on Thursday as Tunisia won 3-0 at home.
A 1-0 away win in Central African Republic saw Mauritania secure qualification for the 2022 AFCON. A 4-1 friendly defeat to Algeria and 1-0 win against Liberia followed before a 2-0 win against Yemen.
Mauritania have lost all three of their World Cup qualifiers so far. A 2-1 home defeat to Zambia preceded a 1-0 setback in Equatorial Guinea.
Their last match was a 3-0 loss away in Tunisia. The side trailed 2-0 at half time before conceding a late third goal.
Mauritania Injuries & Team News
Coach Corentin Martins is expected to make a few changes to his starting XI.
Defender Abdoulkader Thiam and midfielder Babacar Diop were introduced at half-time in the last match and should start.
Goalkeepers: Namori Diaw, Babacar Diop, M'Backé N'diaye
Defenders: Houssen Abderrahmane, Mohamedhen Beibou, Diadié Diarra, Moustapha Diaw, Bakary N'Diaye, Abdoulaye Ousmane, Harouna Abou Demba, El Hassen Houeibib, Abdoul Bâ, Aly Abeid, Abdoulkader Thiam
Midfielders: Khassa Camara, Hacen, Abdallahi Mahmoud, Almike N'Diaye, Sidi Yacoub, Mohamed Dellahi Yali, Ibréhima Coulibaly, Babacar Diop
Forwards: Ismaël Diakité, Mamadou Niass, Hemeya Tanjy, Aboubakar Kamara, Adama Ba, Oumar Camara
Tunisia are playing very well and have been beaten just once in 17 matches. A 2-1 home win against Equatorial Guinea completed a successful AFCON 2022 qualification campaign.
They followed that up with two friendly wins and a 1-0 defeat to Algeria. Tunisia began their World Cup qualifiers with a 3-0 home win against Equatorial Guinea and a 2-0 victory in Zambia.
Their last match saw a comfortable 3-0 win in Tunis against Mauritania. Ellyes Skhiri, Wahbi Khazri and Seifeddine Jaziri scored the goals.
Tunisia Squad & Team News
Tunisia coach Mondher Kebaïer is not expected to make many changes from the last match.
Ferjani Sassi returns from suspension to boost midfield options. Defender Omar Rekik has joined the squad but the Arsenal defender is not expected to start.
Goalkeepers: Farouk Ben Mustapha, Bechir Ben Said, Mouez Hassen.
Defenders: Wajdi Kechrida, Montassar Talbi, Yassine Meriah, Oussama Haddadi, Dylan Bronn, Ali Maâloul, Hamza Mathlouthi, Ali Abdi, Omar Rekik.
Midfielders: Saîf-Eddine Khaoui, Ferjani Sassi, Aïssa Laïdouni, Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane, Ellyes Skhiri, Saad Bguir, Hamza Rafia, Anis Ben Slimane.
Forwards: Youssef Msakni, Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, Wahbi Khazri, Seifeddine Jaziri, Naïm Sliti, Sebastian Tounekti.
Tunisia know they can seal qualification with three points whilst Mauritania have absolutely nothing to play for. I am tipping an away win.
Best Bet: Tunisia Win Full Time Result $1.90 at Bookmaker - 4 Units
Value Bet: Tunisia Win to Nil Win to Nil $2.80 at Betstar Australia - 1 Unit