Mozambique VS Ivory Coast Prediction: Get Easy Opponents, The Away Team Has The Chance To Get The First Points

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1NEWS – From the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying round, Mozambique will host Ivory Coast in the inaugural match in Group D of the African zone on Friday night (3/9/2021) starting at 20:00 WIB at the Nacional do Zimpeto Stadium.

Mozambique Counts on Home Match

Judging from achievements at the international level, the Mozambique national team is not a superior team. They have never even qualified for the World Cup. Even for the Africa Cup of Nations alone, the Mozambique national team was only able to reach the first round four times. Namely in 1986; 1996; 1998; and most recently in 2010. The rest they do not pass and just become spectators.

In terms of player material, the team currently coached by Gert Engels is not so special. No player has been able to penetrate the European level. So that their strong motivation in this match is only support from the public themselves.

However, they are not opponents to be trifled with. Mozambique’s playing ability is also worth considering. It’s just that in this African zone Group D competition, the Mozambique national team must compete with three other contestants. The three contestants are Ivory Coast, Malawi, and Cameroon.

Ivory Coast Look Confident

Being one of the residents of Group D in the African zone World Cup qualifying round, the Ivory Coast national team is considered to have an easy enough path to become group winners. Judging from the records of other contestants at the international level, the national team nicknamed Les Elephants has a better performance.

They hold the record for ever qualifying for the World Cup for the first time in 2006. For the African zone, the national team Ivory Coast also noted that they often entered the top five from 1965 to 2012. Even in 1992 they won the African Cup of Nations competition.

For players, the Ivory Coast national team has many talented players who are able to penetrate the European level. Most of them play in European League clubs spread across several countries, especially France.

One of the legendary players from the Ivory Coast is Didier Drogba who successfully recorded his career with Chelsea. For the first match next Friday, the Ivory Coast national team will certainly play without a burden. They even have the opportunity to pocket their first three points in Group D.

Head-to-Head Statistics Between Mozambique VS Ivory Coast 03 September 2021

As the host of next Friday’s match, Mozambique national team carrying a record of two consecutive wins from the latest five matches at this time. For the other three matches, the Mozambique national team is still declared defeated by the opponent.

From the stronghold of the challenger team, the Ivory Coast national team came with an unbeaten record from their last five matches. They managed to pack three consecutive wins, and two draws became their worst collection at this time. Of these five warmest matches, the Ivory Coast national team was able to spawn nine goals and conceded just three times.

Looking at the previous meeting record between the two teams, the exchange online slots site reported two meetings Ivory Coast national team managed to win once over Mozambique. Another match ended in a draw between the two teams. This means that the Mozambique national team has never once won against Ivory Coast.

However, there is still a very wide opportunity for the Mozambique national team to make history by overthrowing the Ivory Coast national team. The home game factor can be their biggest motivation to tackle the Ivory Coast national team’s pace and get the first point in Group D. It is predicted that the match between the Mozambique national team VS Ivory Coast national team will end with score 1: 2.

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