Sports Information of Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Tunisia were being held 1-1 by Angola in the opening Group E match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday evening.
The Carthage Eagles claimed the lead at the Suez Stadium by means of Youssef Msakni, but the Palancas Negras fought again in the 2nd 50 percent and Djalma Campos capitalised on a goalkeeping mistake to secure a share of the spoils.
Tunisia looked the more powerful side from the opening minutes and produced a pair of 50 percent-chances for the likes of Naim Sliti and Wahbi Khazri, but they had been not able to examination Angola goalkeeper Toni Cabaca.
The Palancas Negras grew in self-assurance and began to threaten as a result of the likes of Mateus Galiano and Fredy, who every single struck speculative initiatives large of the Tunisian aim-posts.
However, Tunisia sliced open Angola’s defence just following the fifty percent-hour mark and their shift resulted in a penalty, with Sliti tripped up in the box by Manuel Paizo. Youssef Msakni struck property the location kick on 34 minutes to put the North Africans in the guide.
Angola ended up 1- down at the crack and mentor Srdjan Vasiljevic responded with a double transform at the start of the next 50 %: Stelvio Cruz and Wilson Eduardo produced way for Geradlo da Costa and Jacinto Gelson.
The southern Africans initially struggled to make any headway versus the resilient Tunisians, but on 73 minutes they were being gifted an equaliser.
A fairly tame, low shot from Mateus really should have been quickly saved and smothered by Farouk Ben Mustapha, but the goalkeeper only parried it into the path of Djalma Campos, who tapped dwelling from near range to make it 1-1.
The Carthage Eagles seemed for a late winner in the late phases, however initiatives from Msakni and Khazri ended up not able to get the much better of Toni. In the conclusion the teams settled for a 1-1 draw.
Tunisia’s next Group E match will be versus Mali on Friday, though Angola will acquire on Mauritania the pursuing working day.