Egypt will travel to Senegal as they seek revenge against the AFCON champions in the second leg of their World Cup qualifiers.

Egypt will travel to Senegal as they seek revenge against the AFCON champions in the second leg of their World Cup qualifiers.

The Pharaohs lost to Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final on February 6.

Egypt won the first leg in Cairo a week ago by a goal to nil but there’s still so much to play for in this second leg.

Egypt are currently 34th in the latest FIFA World Rankings, are now one step from securing their fourth World Cup appearance.

The visitors head into Tuesday’s game without a win in any of their last three away games against the Lions of Teranga.

What is your prediction for this clash? Play here for a chance to win.

What time does Senegal vs Egypt start?

The game kicks off at 8pm Kenyan time at the Stade Abdoulaye Wade.

Senegal vs Egypt team news

Abdou Diallo was forced off in the first leg and is a major doubt for the hosts.

Pape Abou Cisse is expected to replace the PSG star to partner with Napoli star Kalidou Koulibaly.

Up front, English Premier League duo of Ismaila Sarr and Sadio Mane will be in charge of providing the goals for Aliou Cisse’s team.

For the visitors, Ahmed Hegazy and Akram Tawfik remain on the long-term injury list and are unavailable.

Mohamed Abdelmonem suffered a concussion in the first half of the first leg and is also unavailable.

Mohamed Salah is enjoying a remarkable season and will be looked upon to provide the finishing touch up front.

Senegal vs Egypt head to head

These teams have played a total of 8 matches and they have each won thrice. The remaining two have resulted in a draw.

Senegal vs Egypt current form

In their last five games, the hosts have won three, lost one and shared the spoils in another.

Meanwhile Egypt are unbeaten after winning twice and the remaining three resulting in a stalemate.

Senegal vs Egypt prediction

There are rarely goals scored in this particular fixture and it’s unlikely that will change on Tuesday.

A draw could be the most likely outcome.

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