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MC Alger visit Stade Omar Hamadi on Sunday for the Ligue Professionnelle 1 fixture with hosts USM Alger.
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USM Alger fans will want a repeat of their previous result, being a 0-3 Ligue Professionnelle 1 victory against WA Tlemcen.
Their more recent scorelines show that it has been a great time for the USM Alger defence. USM Alger have given the opposition little, seeing the number of goals that have gone in at their end during their previous six clashes standing at 4.
MC Alger come into this clash after a 1-0 Ligue Professionnelle 1 win versus Paradou in their most recent game.
A run of dependable showings from the MC Alger defenders has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 2 from their past 6 fixtures in total. Over that same period, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 9. That being said, it remains to be seen whether that trend might be sustained in this match.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head clashes dating back to 06/10/2018 tells us that USM Alger have won 0 of these and MC Alger 3, with the number of drawn results being 3.
An aggregate of 17 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from Ouled El Bahdja and 11 for Mouloudia. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
Team News: USM Alger
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just a single fitness concern for the USM Alger gaffer to be concerned with from an otherwise complete group. Hamza Koudri (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is out of contention.
Team News: MC Alger
With a fully healthy squad available to select from, the MC Alger boss doesn’t have any fitness worries to report coming into this game.
Our thinking is that MC Alger will need to apply a lot of pressure to get anything against this USM Alger side who will likely manage to get a goal of their own in a winning performance.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a good battle with a 1-0 winning score for USM Alger when all is said and done.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stade Omar Hamadi (12,000)
Captain: Mounir Zeghdoud
Chairman: Ali Haddad
Competitions: Ligue Professionnelle 1 position 8