Senegal vs Malawi LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel, teams as match level, Zimbabwe LEAD Guinea

SENEGAL take on Malawi today looking to book their place in the knockout stages of AFCON.

After a draw last time out against Guinea, Senegal know that victory will be enough to secure top spot in Group B.

Even a defeat might be enough should Zimbabwe fail to beat Guinea, with the four top-ranked third placed teams from each group heading into the last-16.

We’ll also have updates from Guinea vs Zimbabwe, with qualification possible for all four teams in the group.

  • TV channel: Sky Sports Main Event
  • Live stream: Sky Go/NOW TV
  • Senegal XI: Mendy, Sarr, Koulibaly, Diallo, Ciss, Kouyate, Mendy, Gueye, Dia, Diallo, Mane.
  • Malawi XI: Thomu, Sanudi, Chayiza, Chembezi, Chirwa, Mhone, Idana, Banda, Madinga, Muyaba, Mhango.
  • Live score: Senegal 0-0 Malawi
  • Guinea 0-2 Zimbabwe

Follow all the latest with our live blog below…


  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    43. Senegal with some good interplay in midfield.

    They get the ball to Sarr who beats his man and crosses but the cross is poor and cleared by the Malawi defence.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    40. The longer this game goes on, the more Malawi seem to grow in confidence.

    Some good interplay in midfield gets them a sight of the Senegal goal again.

    Malawi just need more composure in the final third of the pitch.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    38. Chirwa turns on the boost button as he races down the wing.

    He gets to the byline and looks to cross and find a player but the ball is sliced and Mendy has to palm the ball over the bar to be on the safe side.

    The Malawi corner is collected by Mendy at the second attempt.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    36. Cisse will feel he needs a lot more form his players here.

    We have seen more impressive movement from Senegal fans dancing in the crowd so far.

    Malawi break on the counter again causing the Senegal defence problems.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    34. Madinga is causing Senegal issues with his quick feet on the ball.

    It seems every time the Malawi man tries to do anything, Senegal feel the need to bring him down to stop any danger.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    31. Mhango’s free kick strikes the wall before narrowly missing Mendy’s post.

    The Malawi players scream for handball but the referee is having none of it.

    The replay shows nothing wrong with the deflected touch from the wall.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    30. The referee awards Malawi a dangerous free kick just outside of the box.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    28. When Malawi press the Senegal player on the ball, they force errors.

    Gueye’s poor touch leads him to fouling the Malawi man.

    Malawi need to utilise the press on Senegal to stand any chance of this upset.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    27. Gueye’s cross finds Mane at the back post but his header doesn’t trouble Thom in the Malawi goal.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    25. Senegal are starting to play some nice one-touch passing.

    As soon as they do this they open Malawi up with ease.

    Chirwa gives away a free kick just outside of the box out wide.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    23. Good pressure by Malawi causing Ciss to put the ball out.

    Sanudi has another chance to utilise his long throw.

    Free kick given for the challenge on the Senegal centre back.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    21. When Senegal get down the flanks and create the chance to cross they seem to always have players to pick out in the centre.

    The cross doesn’t beat the near post and keeper easily collects.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    19. Yellow card for Kouyate as he catches Mhango with his forearm on the halfway line.

    Senegal’s players surround the referee to complain but it was a fair decision.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    16. Koulibaly makes a poor attempted clearance and the ball falls to Muyaba.

    He runs towards goal and unleashes a shot from outside the box which causes Mendy concern as it fizzes over the upright.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    14. Quite an even start to this game, not quite what Senegal had planned.

    Mhango takes advantage of Koulibaly’s inability to control the high ball over the top.

    The striker goes down in the box under the challenge of Koulibaly but the referee is not interested at all.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    12. Malawi seem to know they cannot sit back and let Senegal overwhelm them.

    Against Zimbabwe they only had two shots on target.

    Already they are trying to attack Senegal whenever they can.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    10. The ball comes to Mhango in the box who gets the ball under control with a sharp turn and shot.

    Koulibaly manages to read it and gets an important block in.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    9. Sanudi’s long throw definitely seems a tactic for Malawi today.

    His long throw is dealt with by Senegal.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    7. Senegal get down the right wing, with the cross able to find the oncoming Mane.

    He tries a cheeky chip over the keeper and defender but the ball goes sailing over the bar.

    A warning shot across the Malawi bow.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    5. Malawi seem to be getting stuck in to try and break up Senegal’s rhythm.

    Mhango gets injured lunging in on his man.

    Senegal freekick.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    2. Mane looks to be playing his regular position Liverpool fans will be used to seeing him play today.

    Having played as a striker so far in the tournament, he returns to his wide position, able to cut inside and cause problems for Malawi on that right flank.

    Already he is seeing a lot of the ball.

  • Malawi 0 Senegal 0

    1. Senegal get the game underway.

    Immediately Mane links up with Diallo, showing their intent and winning a corner.

    Malawi manage to deal with the corner.

  • National anthem time

    Not long to go here until kick off.

    Senegal, able to field a pretty much full-strength side will have nowhere to hide if they fail to qualify for the knockout phase.

    For Malawi, a chance to cause an upset and take a major scalp in the process.

  • Clean sheets

    Aliou Cisse’s team have yet to concede in this year’s AFCON tournament.

    Having met three times in all, Senegal have won the last two meetings, most recently a 2-1 win in the 2021 COSAFA Cup.

  • Subs:

    Dieng, Cisse, Keita, Ballo-Toure, Dieng, Sarr, Deidhiou, Mbaye, Gomis, Loum, Gueye, Thiam.

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