Senegal v Cabo Verde

Senegal Player Ratings: Mane injured in dramatic Afcon knockout

7:57 PM WAT 25/01/2022
Sadio Mane celebrations Senegal vs Cape Verde
The Lions of Teranga defeated 9-man Blue Sharks 2-0 on Tuesday to book a place in the last eight of the biennial competition

  • Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy.

    GOALKEEPER - Edouard Mendy 6/10

    The Chelsea shot-stopper was not troubled much in this game. He was effective in his ball distribution.

  • Bouna Sarr of Senegal Afcon 2021.

    RIGHT-BACK - Bouna Sarr 7/10

    Solid defensively and effective going forward. Justified his inclusion in the back four.

  • Saliou Ciss of Senegal in Afcon 2021.

    LEFT-BACK - Saliou Ciss 6/10

    He was neat in ball distribution but was twice beaten by Cape Verde attackers.

  • Kalidou Koulibaly Senegal

    CENTRE-BACK - Kalidou Koulibaly 7/10

    Commanded his area well and was a threat in the final third in aerial balls.

  • Abdou Diallo of Senegal.

    CENTRE-BACK - Abdou Diallo 7/10

    The Paris Saint-Germain defender effectively partnered with his captain and never gave the opponents space.

  • Pape Gueye Braga-OM

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Pape Gueye 6/10

    The youngster managed to do the work of covering the back-four well.

  • CAN 2022 - Sénégal-Zimbabwe - Idrissa Gueye

    CENTRAL MIDFIELDER - Idrissa Gueye 6/10

    Should have done better with the set-pieces in prime areas. Played a vital role in creating the first goal.

  • Nampalys Mendy, Senegal, January 2022

    ATTACKING MIDFIELDER - Nampalys Mendy 7/10

    Tried to make things happen in midfield; ensured the Islanders didn't create chances from the middle.

  • Sadio Mane of Senegal 2021.

    LEFT-WINGER - Sadio Mane 9/10

    The Liverpool star hit the post, twice pushed the goalkeeper to a fine save, and scored the vital first goal before he went out injured. He will hope to recover quickly from what seemed like a concussion after a head collision.

  • Famara Diedhiou of Senegal is congratulated for scoring his and Senegal.

    RIGHT-WINGER - Diedhiou Famara

    He was lively throughout the game and unselfishly assisted the second goal.

  • Boulaye Dia and Chembezi Denis in Senegal vs Malawi 2021 Afcon

    FORWARD - Boulaye Dia 6/10

    Struggled to get his footing in the danger zone but had good link-up plays.

  • But Bamba Dieng Strasbourg-OM

    Bamba Dieng 6/10

    Came in for the injured Mane and scored Senegal's second goal in the stoppages.

  • Fode Ballo Toure

    Fode ballo Toure N/A

    Came in with eight minutes to go

  • Joseph Lopy of Senegal in Afcon 2021.

    Joseph Lopy N/A

    Came in with eight minutes to go by replacing Pape Gueye.