Tunisia are seeking Africa Cup of Nations revenge when they battle it our against Burkina Faso on Saturday night.

Tunisia are seeking Africa Cup of Nations revenge when they battle it our against Burkina Faso on Saturday night.

The last time these two locked horns was at the same stage of the competition back in 2017.

Burkina Faso were 2-0 winners on the day and now the rivalry is renewed as they seek a place in the semifinals of the 2022 edition.

Neither side has had a smooth ride so far in the tournament. Tunisia losing twice but beating Nigeria 1-0 in the knockout stages.

Burkina Faso, who will be looking to make it to the semi-finals for the first time in five years, head into Saturday’s game unbeaten in all but one of their last 10 games across all competitions.

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What time does Burkina Faso vs Tunisia start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at the Stade Omnisport Roumdé Adjia.

Burkina Faso vs Tunisia team news

Ismahila Ouédraogo could come into the XI, with that being the only change expected.

Issoufou Dayo faces a race against time to be fit for the clash after succumbing to COVID-19. If he’s unavailable, Soumaïla Ouattar will start.

Bertrand Traore has a point to prove and will lead the attack.

Wahbi Khazri played only four minutes of their last-16 win over Nigeria and will be gunning to return to the side here.

Ali Maaloul and Ghailene Chaalali are also hoping for a start following COVID-enforced absences.

Burkina Faso vs Tunisia head to head

Tunisia have never beaten Burkina Faso before from the 3 matches they have played against each other.

One has ended in a draw, with the latter winning the other.

Burkina Faso vs Tunisia current form

Both teams have only won twice in their last five matches but Tunisia have lost twice as well in that run, compared to Burkina Faso’s solitary defeat.

Burkina Faso vs Tunisia prediction

With all that’s on the line for both teams, there is a lot of pressure to deliver and this could cause an edgy affair with few or no goals at all.

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