Afcon 2019: Kenya 0-3 Senegal - By The Numbers

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Harambee Stars suffered their second defeat at Afcon 2019 against Senegal, and Goal reveals some of the most interesting stats from the match

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    Kenya to know fate on Tuesday

    Harambee Stars hopes of gracing the second round of the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations finals were dealt a massive blow after losing 3-0 to Senegal on Monday night.

    Kenya's chances of qualifying as one of the best group stage losers now lie in the hands of Mali and Cameroon who are set to play their closest challengers Angola and Benin respectively.

    The defeat to the Lions of Teranga means the Sebastien Migne led side drops to the final berth in the best losers’ category with three points and will be hoping that Benin and Angola who have two points will falter in their final group stage matches.

    Stars who finished with ten men after Philemon Otieno was sent off for a second bookable offence cracked in the second half to Sadio Mane's brace and a goal from Ismaila Sarr.

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    Matasi sets new mark

    Kenyan Patrick Matasi is the first goalkeeper to save a penalty in the Africa Cup of Nations finals since Guinea's Naby-Moussa Yattara in January 2015 against Mali.

    The Saint George custodian stood tall to deny Liverpool winger Sadio Mane from putting Senegal ahead but it was not enough as The Lions of Teranga turned the screw in the second half to beat Kenya 3-0.

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    Kenya blunt in attack

    Against Tanzania in the East African derby where they won 3-2, Kenya found the target five times but against Senegal, they only managed two shots on target.

    The Lions of Teranga were the most dominant side as they managed ten shots on target, with three resulting in goals.

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    Kenya are foul masters

    Despite putting a brave fight in the first half where they managed to hold Senegal to a 0-0 draw, Kenya committed the most fouls (19) while the West African side recorded 12.

    The fouls led to Kenya losing defender Philemon Otieno to a second yellow card becoming a red card, after picking a yellow card in the first half.

    Overall, three Kenyan players were booked in the battle while only one player was cautioned for Senegal.

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    Senegal dominate possession

    The Lions of Teranga dominated the battle as they registered 66.1% ball possession as compared to Kenya, who managed 33.9%.

    In the first half, Senegal managed 66.4% to Kenya’s 33.6% while in the second period, the West African managed 65.9% out of 34.1%. The dominance was very evident as they managed to keep a clean sheet and score three goals in the process.

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    Senegal enjoys passing success

    Senegal’s passing on the night was certainly something to behold. They registered a pass success of 87.0% while Kenya managed 71.1%.