RELIVE: Guinea Bissau v Egypt (African 2026 World Cup qualifiers)

Ahram Online , Monday 10 Jun 2024

Ahram Online provided a live coverage for Monday’s match between Guinea Bissau and Egypt in the 4th matchday of the African 2026 World Cup qualifiers - Group A.

Guinea Bissau v Egypt

 

Full time: Guinea Bissau 1-1 Egypt
Scorer: Mama Balde 42 / Mohamed Salah 70

Lineups: 


Guinea Bissau: Manuel Baldé - Jefferson Encada, Sambinha, Opa Sangante,  Marcelo Djaló, Prosper Mendy (Fali Cande 66) - Burá Nogueira, Alfa Semedo (Soriano Mane 75), Janio Bikel (Moro Cassama 77) - Mama Baldé (Famana Quizera 65), Zé Turbo (Franculino Ju 66)

Egypt: Mohamed El-Shennawy; Ramy Rabia, Mohamed Abdel-Moneim, Mohamed Hamdi, Mohamed Hany (Emam Ashour 46) - Marwan Attia, Hamdi Fathi, Ahmed "Zizo" Sayed, Mahmoud Trezeguet (Ibrahim Adel 78), Mohamed Salah, Mostafa Mohamed (Ahmed Amin 17, Nasser Maher 90)

90+7 Full time.

90+6 WHAT A CHANCE FOR EGYPT ! Salah's close range shot was denied by the keeper.

90+3 Egypt are pushing forward in an attempt to grab a late winner.

90' Ref shows 7 minutes of injury time.

87' Ashour sends a cross to Salah but he is surrounded by defenders and fails to intercept the ball.

85' Free kick to Egypt. The defence clears the danger.

82' Salah intercepts the ball in the box but his cross is deflected into the corner.

78' Ibrahim Adel replaces Trezeguet.

74' Long pass to Salah but Encada clears the ball.

70' Salah cuts onto his left foot and shoots into the top corner to score the equalizer.

70' GOOAAL FOR EGYPT !

68' Ashour attempts a solo run but he is dispossessed by the defence.

64' A CHANCE FOR SALAH ! He collects a lose ball in the box but his shot goes over the bar.

62' Yellow card for Djalo.

60' Cooling break.

58' Salah has an attempt on goal but it is deflected wide.

56' A CHANCE FOR EGYPT ! Powerful shot by Ashour but it goes just over the bar.

55' Powerful shot by Trezeguet but it goes wide.

52' Ashour sends a low cross in the area but the keeper saves it.

50' Egypt presses high in the second half to grab the equalizer.

46' Hossam Hassan introduces Emam Ashour for Mohamed Hany. He will switch his scheme to a 3-4-3 formation.

46' Second half is underway

45+3 Half time.

45+1 Hany sends a cross but it goes into the goal kick.

45' Ref shows 3 minutes of injury time.

42' Mama Balde collects a poorly cleared ball by the defense to score from close range. 

42' Goal for Guinea-Bissau!

40' Hamdi attempts a cross but the ball is deflected into the corner.

39' Yellow card for Nogueira. The game is getting tough.

38' Yellow card for Samba.

36' A first attack from Guinea-Bissau but Abdel-Moneim clears Encada's cross.

35' Yellow card for Amin.

34' Trezeguet's meets Hany's cross at the far post but his header goes easily into the hands of the keeper. 

31' Cooling break.

28' Long pass by Fathi but it is too long and goes into the goal kick.

25' Corner to Guinea-Bissau! Defence heads it clear.

22' Free kick to Egypt ! Salah's cross is punched clear by the keeper.

19' Hamdi has an attempt on target but it goes wide.

17' Ahmed Amin replaces injured Mostafa Mohamed.

13' Egypt are dominating possession but can't capitalize on that.

9' Mostafa Mohamed is receiving treatment after picking an elbow in the face.

6' Egypt are pressing high in the opening minutes of the game.

3' Zizo sends a cross but it is too low and cleared by the defence.

0' Match is underway

18:30 Players are warming up

17:55 Hassan will revert to a 4-3-3 formation with Zizo, Fathi and Attia in midfield while Salah, Mohamed and Trezeguet will play upfront.

17:45 Hossam Hassan has made one change to his lineup as he introduced left back Mohamed Hamdi instead of midfielder Emam Ashour.

17:30 Egypt team arrives in the stadium and will start their final preparation and warm up.

16:00 The two teams only met in one game in the group stage of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations as Egypt claimed a 1-0 win over Guinea Bissau thanks to a goal by Liverpool star Mohamed Salah.

14:30 Egypt coach Hossam Hassan emphasized that nothing is guaranteed yet despite flawless performance in the qualifiers, including the recent 2-1 win over Burkina Faso. He urged his players to maintain focus, especially in the upcoming match against Guinea Bissau.

13:00 A win for Egypt would further extend their lead at the top of the group, while Guinea Bissau will be desperate for a victory to keep their hopes alive in the competition.

Venue: Estádio Nacional 24 de Setembro (Bissau)

Referee: Mahmoud Ismail (Sudan)

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