Preview: Cameroon vs Ivory Coast prediction, team news, Lineups and more ahead of their 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers last group game
Cameroon host Ivory Coast at the Japoma Stadium in Douala in a 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday at 8PM GMT +1, with the winner of the game progressing to the next qualification stage.
Cameroon are currently one point behind Ivory Coast at the top of Group D. Antonio Conceicao’s side have been in good form of late, having won four of their last five games. They will know that they have to win their game against Ivory Coast on Tuesday if they want to progress.
Ivory Coast, on the other hand, are in the driver’s seat and should be confident going into the game. Patrice Beaumelle’s side are unbeaten in their last 10 games across all competitions and will be heading into the fixture off the back of a 3-0 win against Mozambique last time out.
With qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on the line, Tuesday’s fixture is sure to be an enthralling matchup.
Cameroon vs Ivory Coast Head-to-Head
Ivory Coast have dominated the recent head-to-head record between the two sides, having won three of their last five meetings, with Cameroon only winning one.
Ivory Coast came away as 2-1 winners in the reverse fixture back in September. A brace from Sebastian Haller was enough to secure the three points on the night, while Nicolas Ngamaleu scored a second-half penalty for Cameroon.
Cameroon Form Guide: W-L-W-W-W
Ivory Coast Form Guide: D-W-W-W-W
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Cameroon vs Ivory Coast Team News
Star forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting missed out on the international break after coming into contact with a Bayern Munich teammate who tested positive for COVID-19. Elsewhere, Harold Moukoudi and Yvan Neyou are both out injured.
Injured: Harold Moukoudi, Yvan Neyou
Unavailable: Erix Maxim Choupo-Moting
Eric Bailly will make his return to the team following his suspension. Patrice Beaumelle will have a full-strength squad to choose from for the game on Tuesday.
Cameroon vs Ivory Coast Predicted XI
Cameroon Predicted XI (3-4-3): Andre Onana; Jean-Claude Billong, Michael Ngadeu-Ngadjui, Nouhou Tolo; Olivier Mbaizo, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Martin Hongla, Nicolas Ngamaleu; Samuel Gouet, Karl Toko Ekambi, Vincent Aboubakar
Ivory Coast Predicted XI (3-4-2-1): Sylvain Gbohouo; Willy Boly, Odilon Kosounnou, Eric Bailly; Hassane Kamara, Franck Kessie, Jean-Michael Seri, Serge Aurier; Maxwell Cornet, Nicolas Pepe; Sebastian Haller
Cameroon vs Ivory Coast Prediction
Despite both teams being in great form, Ivory Coast should have enough firepower to come away with the win.
BraggsSports predict an exciting clash, with Ivory Coast coming out on top. Their record against Cameroon suggests that they should navigate this potentially tricky task without much hindrance.