Sporting activities Information of Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Mohamed Salah made 1 and scored a person as hosts Egypt defeat DR Congo 2- to transfer into the previous 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Egypt went in advance when Salah’s cross was satisfied by Aston Villa’s Ahmed Elmohamady, who completed at the 2nd try.
Liverpool forward Salah then additional a second with a effective strike when surrounded by two DR Congo gamers right after a good run from Trezeguet.
Seven-time winners Egypt be part of Nigeria in the previous 16 of the competitors.
The Super Eagles beat Guinea 1- in the opening match on Wednesday to turn out to be the 1st nation into the knockout stage.
Egypt, who very last received the match in 2010 and shed in the 2017 closing, secured their next get in two matches to move on to 6 details and warranty a top-two finish in Group A.
DR Congo hit the woodwork twice, by Marcel Tisserand when it was goalless and then again with a header from Jonathan Bolingi when Egypt ended up ahead 1-.
Yannick Bolasie, who is an Everton participant but used previous time on loan at Aston Villa and then at Anderlecht, approximately pulled a objective back late on but curled a free of charge-kick just vast.
This was DR Congo’s 2nd defeat in two games and they have to beat Zimbabwe on Sunday and hope they claim one of the 4 places obtainable to teams ending third in their team.
Egypt experienced begun their campaign with a 1- get above Zimbabwe and will go as a result of as group winners if they steer clear of defeat versus second-put Uganda on Sunday.