Togo – Algeria SOCCER PICKS
Togo and Algeria meet at Stade de Kégué, in a match for this phase of the Africa Cup of Nations Qualification (Group Stage). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 2 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Gambia, by (1-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against Gambia, by (0-1). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 7 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 10 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Togo have won 3, tied 5 and lost 2.
The Togo team knows of the great importance of this game, because it is still fighting for its qualification and can not waste the opportunity to win against its fans, also knows that winning will enter the qualifying zone. Of course he will have many difficulties, but if he wants to reach the African Nations Cup he will have to show all his capacity, that in the two missing games, because not to depend on anyone will need to add the three points in both. In the current confrontation you will need to know how to deal with the quality of the adversary, analyze the game and know the right moments to act, because this is the right way to achieve what you want.
After 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, the away team is currently in the 1 st position, with 7 points won. In the last match, they lost by (1-0) away against Benin, after in the previous match, they won by (2-0) at home with Benin. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses at their stadium. In the last 9 away matches Algeria has 3 draws and 6 losses. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 3 of the last 4 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 8 of the last 9 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 13 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
The moment experienced by the Algerian national team is very good and in the event of a victory it can guarantee a place in the African Nations Cup, so it knows that having a bad result is not advisable at this time. Being that way, the minimum that the visitors want is a tie, which is no longer bad, but they are aware that they can do much more in the field, that is, they can surprise the owners of the house. In this way, we can expect a lot of physical imposition, attitude and willpower, since they want the best when they return home, that is, they want to get the qualification for their country.