Panama Vs Tunisia World Cup Match Preview 2018

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, May 20th, 2016 | 0

Panama and Tunisia are considerably newborn contenders in FIFA World Cup 2018 and both are almost in the same platform. They are placed in group G along with England and Belgium. By beating England and Belgium, they have almost no chance to qualify for the next knockout round this time.

Panama Vs Tunisia World Cup Match Preview 2018

But still, they can be considered as the potential teams in the tournament and passed the qualifier round quite successfully. In the group stage, this two teams will face against each other in their last match. Till now, these two participants yet to face against each other and so, with the World Cup 2018 group stage match, they will start head to head battle. The match between them will take place in 28th June, 2018. Let’s see their upcoming competition details below.

Panama Vs Tunisia Match Details

Group – G

Date – 28th June, 2018

Kick Off – 19:00 (BST)

Day – Thursday

Hosting Venue – Mordovia Arena, Saransk

Competition – FIFA World Cup 2018

Match No. – 46th

Panama Lineup

Jaime Penedo (GK), Luis Ovalle (DF), Roman Torres (DF), Harold Cummings (DF), Adolfo Machado (DF), Michael Amir Murillo (DF), Miguel Camargo (MF), Gabriel Gomez (MF), Anibal Godoy (MF), Ricardo Avila (MF), Gabriel Torres (FW).

Manager – Hernan Dario Gomez (Colombia)

Formation: 4 – 2 – 3 – 1

Team News

Team Panama is led by Roman Torres who is an experienced defender in the team. They have not much top-rated players actually. Most of their players are connected with United States clubs and others are playing in different nations league competition.

But in the attacking division, they have Gabriel Torres and Luis Tejada like players. But still in the ongoing World Cup 2018, they are suffering for finishing problem.

World Cup Performance

World Cup 2018 journey of Panama is not seeming very good. They yet to win any matches where they have already played two matches so far in group stage. According to betting sites, They started their journey in the tournament by playing against Belgium where Panama was just destroyed by 3 – 0 goals. Belgium is considered as one of the top-rated team in the tournament and their player Lukaku made pair of goals against them.

They played their 2nd match against England where they were destroyed against by 6 – 1 goals. English captain Kane made a hat trick against Panama in the match. Now, they have just one match left against Tunisia. They are already eliminated from the group stage and the result of the last match will not change anything.

Tunisia Lineup

Aymen Mathlouthi (Captain & GK), Dylan Bronn (DF), Syam Ben Youssef (DF), Ali Maaloul (DF), Wahbi Khazri (MF), Ferjani Sassi (MF), Naim Sliti (MF), Saif Eddine Khaoui (MF), Ghazi Ayadi (MF), Ellyes Skhiri (MF), Anice Badri (FW).

Manager – Nabil Maaloul (Tunisia)

Formation: 3 – 5 – 2

Team News

Tunisia team squad is comparatively better than Panama. They have some very talented players under the captain of Aymen Mathlouthi (Goalkeeper).

They have player like Yohan Benalouane who is playing for Leicester City, Oussama Haddadi in Dijon, Wahbi Khazri who is playing for Sunderland and some more players. Most of their players are playing for their national league competition but some are connected with French, English and other national competitions as well.

World Cup Performance

Group stage performance of Tunisia is not also good. They also played two matches already and faced defeat all two times so far. Against England, they started their journey and in the inaugural match, they were defeated by 2 – 1 goals.

In the 2nd match, they faced Belgium where they were destroyed once against by 5 – 2 goals so far. So, they are also eliminated from the group stage.

About the Author

This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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