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Statistical analysis as Cape Verde, Egypt share spoils in AFCON Contest

Statistical analysis as Cape Verde, Egypt share spoils in AF

Egypt vs Guinea

The Impressive Cape Verde Islands and Egypt settled for a 2-2 draw in a pulsating encounter in the Group B last match.

The two teams finished in second and first position respectively thus condemning other group opponents Ghana and Mozambique to early group stages exit.

However, with the kind of tension that existed in this epic final, it is interesting to note what the statistical are saying.

On this note, Allnews.ng evaluates the statistical analysis as it happened between these two prevailing sides.

Full statistics

Shots on target

  1. (Cape Verde) (Egypt) 6

The two sides (Cape Verde and Egypt) have definite attempts on goal to underline their credibility in the final third.

But the Egyptians were the more pressing side on the attacking front from all statistical indications.

It was on this note that they had 6 shots on target as compared to 4 shots on target the Cape Verde side had in the entire game.

Shots Off Target

  1. (Cape Verde) (Egypt) 8

The tactful nature of the game ensured we witness varying degree of attempts on goal from both sides.

Cape Verde would be pleased that Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah did not get involved in this last group game.

But in the end, it was the Egyptian side that had more scoring chances than they (Cape Verde) had in the game.

Blocked Shots

  1. (Cape Verde) (Egypt) 5

The total number of blocked shots have in this match was 1+5 – 6. And it was the Pharaohs of Egypt that was dominant in the case as they had more to play for in the course of the contest.


  1. (Cape Verde) (Egypt) 53

With the likes of Mohammed Elneny of Arsenal in the middle of the park for Egypt, it shouldn't be a surprise as to the amount of possession the Egyptians had in the game.

While it was helpful for them in sealing qualification for the next round of the competition taking place in Ivory Coast.


  1. (Cape Verde) (Egypt) 8

Egypt's pressing style was evident in this match as they amassed about 8 corner-kicks in the entire match.

Cape Verde has had their own fair share of the corner-kicks here which yielded only 4 corner-kicks to their credit in the entire AFCON contest.



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