Archive for February 1st, 2017

AFCON Match Preview : Burkina Faso vs Egypt

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

The Burkina Faso side, coach by Paul Duarte have improved with each passing game and will fancy their chances against Egypt on Wednesday.

Egypt have been one of the most consistent sides in the tournament, though not flashy by any means, their effectiveness has seen them win all their games bar the first group game that they drew with Mali.

An added spice to the equation is that Egypt is the only team in the tournament yet to concede a goal while Burkina Faso has scored in all their games.

Ahmed Hegazi has been colossal for the North Africans in the centre of defence and he will also be counted upon to lock out an impressive Burkinabe attack. Win big on NaijaBet.com

It will be a clash of two teams with contrasting styles. Burkina Faso’s counter-attacking, compact defending game against an Egyptian side who love to play expansive football under Hector Cuper.

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Burkina Faso – has also been strong defensively with a solid defensive line of Issoufou Dayo, Bakary Kone and Yacouba Coulibaly. (more…)

Match Preview : Manchester United vs Hull

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Manchester United have won each of their last five home matches against Hull and haven’t lost at Old Trafford in any competition since September.

Hull have lost each of their last nine away matches in all competitions and have only scored in two of those fixtures.

The Tigers did pull off a surprise win over United in a meaningless second leg EFL Cup semi final clash last Thursday but this is a completely differe-nt match. Place you Bet on United to win on NaijaBet.com

Jose Mourinho has successfully rotated his squad through what has been a busy period for the club and their best players should be fresh and ready to go here.

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Manchester United – Jose Mourinho has confirmed Eric Bailly will play against Hull despite the fact he only injured his ankle playing for the U23s on Monday following his early arrival from Africa Cup of Nations.

The Manchester United manager made wholesale changes to the side that thrashed Wigan 4-0 on Sunday and will recall the likes of Michael Carrick, David De Gea, Paul Pogba, Antonio Valencia and Zlatan Ibrahimovic here. (more…)