Senegal/Congo-Kinshasa: The Lions of Teranga roar within the knockout part of CHAN TotalEnergies

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Senegal superior to the quarter-finals of the TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) after an emphatic 3-0 win over DR Congo on Sunday.

The Teranga Lions beat the two-time winners of their last Group B match performed on the Could 19, 1956 Stadium in Annaba to safe their place within the knockout stage of the present event in Algeria.

A primary-half target from Osmane Diouf and a strike from Pape Diallo coupled with an ill-fated Siadi Baggio personal target ensured the West Africans pinnacle of the group after which progressed to the final eight.

Trying to redeem themselves from the loss to Uganda, Senegal have been the primary to marvel within the sixth minute when Ousmane Kane thought he had thwarted the offside entice together with his target however was dominated offside by the VAR.

Papa Diallo, who was a nuisance to the DR Congo defence, have to have given his facet the lead within the eleventh minute after a by ball from Elimane Cissé located the ahead free on target as he dragged his shot away from the body with the keeper at his mercy.

Minutes later, it was DR Congo’s Elie Mpanzu who squandered an impressive alternative to take the lead after doing good in controlling a cross from the left, however with simply the keeper to beat, the striker opted for a middle that strayed as Senegal survived the risk.

The Teranga Lions continued to press, sending numbers ahead in the hunt for the largest lead and have been sooner or later rewarded when a pretty good set-up play led to a tap-in straightforward from an surprising Ousmane Diouf within the twenty third minute.

{Things} went from horrific to worse for DR Congo when Kevin Mondeko was despatched off for an early bathe after knocking Cheikh Diouf down on the fringe of the field in a transparent goalscoring alternative.

for one man down, DR Congo retired in protection mode as they regarded to reshape themselves forward of the break.

The lead was almost doubled toward the closing levels of the primary half after yet another Senegalese defender, Mamadou Sane deftly dropped his shoulder to beat his marker however was dissatisfied together with his docile effort which was parried to security by a Siadi Baggio alert.

The well-deserved break helped DR Congo regroup, and that was evident within the manner they led the sport towards their opponents as quickly because the second half resumed.

Jean Mundele was unfortunate to not equalize within the 58th minute after his well-taken free-kick from the fringe of the field went simply inches from the bar with the keeper pinned down.

DR Congo’s relentless assaults unluckily left them uncovered on the returned as Senegal took benefit with a ball good placed on by the in-form Cissé discovering Diallo who shielded the ball from Miche Mika and completed his run with a compound end to increase lead. within the 74th minute.

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The second target despatched the DR Congo protection into disarray whilst the third got here minutes later after the troublesome Cissé located Malike Mbaye with a by ball for the winger to ship in a cross which was deflected by Boka Issaka, catching the keeper off guard as he tried to make the save however unluckily noticed the ball fly over the road in a target which needed to be checked by VAR.

for a cushty three-goal lead, Pepe Thiaw’s guys managed the sport maintaining possession with the intention of catching their opponents in transition as the sport led to a convincing 3-0 victory for the Lions of Teranga.

The end result means Senegal end pinnacle of the group with six factors and stage a tantalizing quarter-final conflict towards the Group D winners to be decided on Tuesday, whilst Ivory Coast’s 3-1 victory over the Uganda sees them end second. prepare a assembly with the event hosts, Algeria.