Senegal vs Egypt: Live Stream, TV Channel & 2022 World Cup Play-Off Kick-Off Time
Senegal and Egypt have seen each other a lot in 2022, with the Africa Cup of Nations finalists preparing for the second leg of a crucial play-off clash that will send one of them to the world Cup in Qatar.
There is still everything to play for in a meeting between two heavyweight teams from the CAF sector, with both clinging to hopes of joining a star-studded global party set to take place in the Middle East later this year.
Dreams are about to form and crumble in an all-or-nothing contest, with GOAL bringing you everything you need to know on how to stay up to date with an exciting end to what has been an absorbing qualifying campaign.
Senegal kick-off date and time against Egypt
How to watch Senegal vs Egypt on TV and live online
Senegal’s welcome to Egypt at the Léopold Sedar Senghor stadium in Dakar will not be shown on television in the UK, but it can be shown for free on Mola TV.
In the United States, the game will be available on ESPN+with millions of people around the world ready to tune in and catch a glimpse of superstar performers in action.
What happened in the first leg?
Liverpool superstars Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, who had missed domestic football before the latest international breakthrough through injury and rest respectively, both completed 90 minutes in a wary first leg at the Cairo International Stadium.
It was the former who made the biggest contribution to a contest that ended in a 1-0 win for the hosts, with the only incident of any real note coming in the fourth minute when ill-fated Sailou Cissé diverted a shot from Salah which crashed. the crossbar in its own net.
Senegal haven’t been able to generate much as an attacking force after falling behind and know they will have to raise their game, while being careful not to cash in again, if they are to turn things around.
Senegal team and squad news
Senegal saw their plans shattered in the first 15 minutes of the first leg on Friday when Paris Saint-Germain star Abdou Diallo was sent off with an injury.
He joins Seny Dieng and Alfred Gomis on the sidelines, Queens Park Rangers and Rennes goalkeepers taking the hits at club level.
Diallo excluded, Pape Abou Cissé could insert himself in the heart of the defense alongside the captain of the national team Kalidou Koulibaly.
Egypt team and squad news
Egypt remain without the services of Ahmed Hegazi and Akram Tawfik after watching them suffer serious injuries during the Africa Cup of Nations.
Ramadan Sobhi and Mohamed Hany also withdrew from the Pharaohs camp, while Mohamed Abdelmonem was replaced in the 39th minute of the first game with Senegal due to a concussion.
If he is forced out of the return date with the Teranga Lions, his Al Ahly teammate Yasser Ibrahim could provide cover in midfield.
Results of the confrontations between Senegal and Egypt
Senegal and Egypt met in another crucial clash as recently as February 6, when they faced off in the Africa Cup of Nations final in Cameroon.
A close contest delivered no goals in 120 minutes meaning the destination of a prestigious trophy had to be decided in a penalty shootout.
With Egypt falling short with two of their efforts – meaning Salah never even had a chance to qualify for their fifth – it was left to Mane to seal a historic first continental crown for Senegal.