FIFA World Cup: Qatar vs Senegal Prediction

FIFA World Cup: Qatar vs Senegal Prediction

Qatar vs Senegal Prediction

When is Qatar most likely to score a goal? Qatar will struggle to score against Senegal. However, with Qatar chasing the match, their best chance could come in the second half with Qatar going all out.

When is Senegal likely to score a goal? Senegal is likely to score in the first half against Qatar.

Who is likely to score a goal for Qatar? For Qatar, Almoez Ali has the highest chance of scoring.

Who is Likely to score a goal for Senegal? Diedhou is the most likely to score a goal for Senegal.

Qatar vs Senegal Goal Prediction? Qatar: 0, Senegal: 2

Statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the match may not necessarily replicate the recent performances

As Qatar prepares to face Senegal in their second World Cup match on Friday, Nov. 25, fans at home will be hoping for a thrilling match. Qatar’s World cup campaign started on a dismal note as the hosts faced a 2-0 defeat against Ecuador in their opening match.

There would be no easy matchup with Senegal, as the African champions boast some incredible talent. As Thumama Stadium prepares for an important matchup between Group B sides, we bring you the Statistical Analysis to gauge which side has an upper hand going into this fixture.

Qatar vs Senegal Prediction and Odds: Goal Analysis (World Cup Qualification: Last five matches)

  • During the last five matches in World Cup Qualifiers, Qatar has been flawless with five wins in the last five matches.
  • Qatar in its last five matches in the World Cup Qualifiers faced Oman, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and India
  • Qatar scored in each game and won 80% of its matches with clean sheets.
  • Qatar scored ten goals and conceded only a single goal with an aggregate of 10:1

Senegal: Goal Analysis (World Cup Qualification: Last five matches)

  • In its last five World Cup qualification games, Senegal has won three and lost one and drew one.
  • Senegal faced Namibia, Togo, Congo and Egypt. Senegal’s one loss was against Egypt where Senegal failed to score a goal.
  • In the last five World Cup Qualifying matches, Senegal has an aggregate score of 7-3. In per-game terms, Senegal scored 1.4 goals and conceded 0.6 goals per match.

Qatar in the World Cup

Qatar has played only one game in the World Cup so far. Qatar failed to score any goals as they lost to Ecuador 2-0.

With two goals from seasoned striker Enner Valencia, Ecuador easily defeated World Cup debutants Qatar on Sunday. This was the first opening-game loss for a host nation in the tournament’s history.

The Qataris appeared overcome by the significance of the event as Valencia scored an early penalty and added a well-taken header in the 31st minute to give the South Americans a dominant first-half advantage.

Senegal in the World Cup (Last five games)

  • In its last five games, Senegal has won two, lost two and drawn one.
  • Senegal has faced Sweden, Turkey, Poland, Japan and Colombia. Senegal’s two wins came against Sweden and Poland.
  • Senegal has scored two or more goals in three matches with one game ending in a draw and two ending in a win.
  • Senegal has an overall aggregate of 6-6 in its last Five World cup games.
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Qatar vs Senegal Prediction: Forward Statistics


  • The Qatari offense is led by Almoez Ali. Ali averaged 0.76 goals and 0.25 assists in the eight games in the World cup qualification, scoring 6 goals and contributing 2 assists overall. The Shooting had a 44 percent accuracy rate, which was also above average.
  • In six games in the World Cup Qualification, Akram Afif has four goals and three assists for an average of 0.93 goals per game. Goals plus assists for Akram Afif equal 1.63 per game. Afif shot equally as accurately as Almoez Ali.


  • Famara Diedhou led Senegal in goal totals during World Cup qualifying. Diedhou had a shooting accuracy of more than 40% and scored 4 goals in the five games, averaging 1.18 goals every 90 minutes.
  • Sarr had a shooting accuracy of 48% during the World Cup qualifying season and scored 3 goals in 5 games while also dishing out 1 assist. In the absence of Sadio Mane, the forward needs to step up.

Qatar vs Senegal: Defensive Statistics

  • Qatar’s defence failed to make any impact against Ecuador. Qatar averaged 2 interceptions and struggled on Save Percentage with just one save in 3 shots with a dismal Save Percentage of 33%. Qatar struggled on Ground duels too with a success rate of 48%.

Was it an aberration or is Qatar weak defensively?

  • It was the first match where Qatar was challenged on the Global Stage. In the World Cup qualifiers, Qatar conceded only one goal in its last five matches. Qatar conceded 0.8 goals per match in the Qualifiers.


In the qualifying round, Senegal allowed slightly more than one goal per game. The tackles made by Senegal’s defense stand out. Just over 12 tackles are attempted on average by Senegal per game, with a 75% success rate. Senegal’s defense has a combined clearance rate of 13, which is above average.

Qatar vs Senegal Prediction: Head to Head

Both teams are yet to play against each other. The match on Weekend at Al Thumama will be their first match against each other.

Senegal vs Qatar Prediction: Latest Odds


Qatar vs Senegal Prediction: Squad

The Senegal World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers: Seny Dieng, Alfred Gomis, Eduoard Mendy

Defenders: Fode Ballo Toure, Pape Abou Cisse, Abdou Diallo, Ismail Jakobs, Kalidou Koulibaly, Formose Mendy, Youssouf Sabaly

Midfielders: Pathe Ismael Ciss, Krepin Diatta, Idrissa Gana Gueye, Pape Gueye, Cheikhou Kouyate, Mamadou Loum, Nampalys Mendy, Moustapha Name, Pape Matar Sarr

Forwards: Boulaye Dia, Famara Diedhiou, Bamba Dieng, Nicolas Jackson, Ilimane Ndiaye, Ismaila Sarr

Qatar World Cup Squad

Goalkeepers´╗┐: Saad Al Sheeb Meshaal Barshim Youssef Hassan

Defenders´╗┐: Pedro Miguel Mosab Kheder Tarek Salman Bassam Al-Rawi Boualem Khoukhi  Abdelkarim Hassan Ismail Muhammad Homam Ahmed Jassem Jaber

Midfielders:´╗┐ Ali Assadalla Assim Madibo Mohammed Waad Salem Al Hajri Mustafa Tarek Karim Boudiaf Abdulaziz Hatem

Forwards: Naif Al Hadhrami Ahmed Aladdin Hassan Al-Haydos Akram Afif Almoez Ali Muhammad Muntari Khaled Mounir

Qatar vs Senegal Prediction: Final Analysis

Qatar, after a disappointing showing on Matchday 1, faces a stiff challenge against the defending African champion, who has a more potent attacking option than Ecuador. Qatar’s lack of experience on the global stage might hurt them again.

In the previous seven games, Senegal has only lost one and won four. In recent road games, the Lions of Teranga have also confirmed a lengthy unbeaten record. Subjectively, the quality of Senegal with more attacking options and depth indicates a long night for Qatar at Al Thumama.

Prediction: Senegal: 2, Qatar: 0 can even see Senegal score more than two goals. or can play it through Senegal to win with a clean sheet.

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