Burkina Faso vs Sierra Leone Prediction: Team to Win, Form, News and more

Here is our prediction for the upcoming International match between Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone taking place on Monday, June 10th 2024.

9:34am on Monday 10th June 2024
Jake Skudder

The World Cup Qualifying - Africa clash between Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone is set to take place at the Stade du 26 Mars on Monday. Both teams will be vying for crucial points to improve their standings in Group A.

This match is particularly significant as both teams are level on points, making the outcome crucial for their World Cup aspirations.

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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso enters this match on the back of a 2-1 defeat against Egypt.

Despite an early setback with two quick goals from Egypt, Lassina Traore managed to pull one back in the 56th minute.

Burkina Faso's recent form has been less than stellar, with the team losing their last four matches across all competitions.

Their defensive weaknesses have been a significant issue, conceding 10 goals in their last five matches.

Burkina Faso Form (All Competitions): DLLLD

World Cup Qualifying - Africa Form: DWL

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, on the other hand, comes into this game with renewed confidence after a 2-1 victory over Djibouti.

Curtis Davies opened the scoring, and despite Djibouti equalizing, Augustus Kargbo secured the win with a goal early in the second half.

This victory ended Sierra Leone's seven-match winless streak. Their defence, however, has also been a point of concern, conceding 16 goals in their last seven matches.

Sierra Leone Form (All Competitions): WDLLLW

World Cup Qualifying - Africa Form: DLW

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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is expected to rely heavily on the attacking prowess of Lassina Traore.

He will likely be supported by Ousseni Bouda and Dango Ouattara. Gustavo Sangare, Ibrahim Blati Toure, and Sacha Banse are anticipated to form the midfield trio, while Nasser Djiga and Edmond Tapsoba should anchor the defence.

Probable Starting XI: Nikiema; Ouedraogo, Djiga, Tapsoba, Yago; Sangare, Toure, Banse; Bouda, Traore, Ouattara

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone will look to maintain their winning momentum with Curtis Davies in defence.

Mustapha Bundu, Amadou Bakayoko, and Sullay Kaikai are expected to lead the attack, supported by a midfield consisting of Kargbo, Kabia, and Pagal Koroma.

Probable Starting XI: Kamara; Kakay, Samadiya, Davies, A Koroma; Kargbo, Kabia, P Koroma; Bundu, Bakayoko, Kaikai


Both teams are evenly matched in terms of points in Group A, but Burkina Faso's experience and stronger squad depth might give them the edge.

Despite their recent poor form, they have the capability to secure a win against Sierra Leone.

Our Prediction: Burkina Faso 2-0 Sierra Leone

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