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Senegal vs Egypt: Egypt will take for Senegal for the African Cup of Nations, AFCON Final trophy in Cameroon on Sunday 06 2022. This game will be spearheaded by two teammates Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
These two players have led the Liverpool attack for seasons and they have been excellent in doing such.
Both Mane and Salah, led Liverpool to their first Premier League title in about 30 years, also leading Liverpool to a UEFA Champions League final win and have been at the forefront of Liverpool recent success rate.
The players who find it easy to score in the Premier League will face each other at the AFCON 2021 tournament, which is seen as the highlight of the AFCON Final.
Senegal however, who had relative quiet group stage games with just a goal, have been in form in the knockout stages, scoring eight goals already.
However, the Pharaohs have just won one knockout stage game from open play, that was a 2-1 win against Morocco.
Sadio Mane vs Mohamed Salah Stats
Premier League- Goals 8, Assists 1
UEFA Champions League- Goals 2, Assists Nil
Premier League- Goals 16, Assists 9
UEFA Champions League- Goals 7, Assists Nil
Both players are excellent for their respective national teams and at club level.
Sadio Mane is a right winger who loves to cut into the box and whip shots towards the target goal. His physical strength is one of his quality that helps him to dribble his way through defences and also it gives him an edge over defenders.
The Egyptian adopts a different approach. Despite his love to cut in and dribble defenders like Mane, he his more sleek on the ball. He drives into the box and can take on 3 defenders at a time. He loves to bend shots into the corners of the target goal.
Mohamed Salah is a more potent finisher than his Senegalese counterpart, however, the strength and energy of Mane edges the Egyptian captain. They can uniquely play their football, however their outcome varies in matches when it comes to goal scoring.
With 16 goals in the Premier League for Salah compared to 8 goals for Mane, Salah has an upperhand going head to head on goal scoring form.
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane have the capacity to both be on target in the AFCON final. But looking at the current form of both players in the AFCON, DSTV tournament, Sadio Mane is most likely to score more goals than Mohamed Salah.