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Mens Olympic Football - Senegal v Uruguay

By howtobet on July 28, 2012 in Olympics

Senegal matched Great Britain and should have beat them, they played a strong game and limited GB to few clear chances. Uruguay were given a shock against a decent UAE team,going behind before coming back to win 2-1. Both sides go after the win which may give qualification in a tight group.

London 2012 Olympic Football - Game Day 2 - Match 13.

Senegal U23 v Uruguay U23 (London 17:00) Best Match Odds - 5.00 3.65 1.90  - Best Outright Winner Odds: Uruguay 7.00 & Senegal 41.0.

Group A Table:

  1. Uruguay          P1 W1 D0 L0 Pts 3 GF2 G1 GD+1
  2. Great Britain   P1 W0 D1 L0 Pts 1 GF1 GA1 GD0
  3. Senegal          P1 W0 D1 L0 Pts 1 GF1 GA1 GD0
  4. U.A.E              P1 W0 D0 L1 Pts 0 GF1 GA2 GD-1

Top Group Scorers: Bellamy 1, Ramirez 1, Lodeiro 1, Matar 1, Konate 1.

Last Game Analysis: Senegal were the better side in the 1-1 draw with Great Britain. They spurned a few chances but on the whole they were unlucky to just take the 1 point. One worry was the tendancy to dive into tackles and on another day they could have had at least one red card. They will have to up their game against Uruguay as they are a class above GB. Uruguay weathered a difficult 1st half against UAE. They went a goal down but didn't panic and it eventually paid off as they ended up with the three points. Towards the end of the game they were in total control as UAE ran out of steam. An excellent free kick from Ramirez was the game highlight. Luis Suarez was a major player with a hand in both goals.

Betting Analysis: Another game thats a close call. Both sides looked impressive without actually excelling themselves. Uruguay just done enough to win and Senegal seemed happy with a point against the hosts. Looking at alternative markets I'm drawn to the Over/Under Card markets. Selection is Over 4.5 cards @1.95. Both sides can get carried away, indeed Senegal v GB had only 4 cards when at least 3 awful challenges were not punished. Referee is Dr Felix Brych, The German has had many erratic perfomances in last years Champions League and in the Bundesliga.



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