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Date: Wednesday, 20th September 2023
Kick-Off: 17:00 UK, 18:00 CET
Venue: Alexandria Stadium
Smouha to Win
Over 2.5 Goals
3-1 to Smouha
The odds are accurate at the time of writing and are subject to change. Check carefully before finalising your wager with your bookmaker.
The Egyptian Premier League clash between Smouha and Gouna is scheduled for Wednesday, 20th September 2023. Read this Smouha vs Gouna preview and analysis for more details, which includes our best free predictions for the clash.
Smouha vs Gouna predictions and top betting tips
Gouna make the mammoth eight-hour journey to Smouha to mark the start of the new 2023/24 Egyptian Premier League season.
Full-time result prediction: Smouha to Win
For our first prediction, we here at Football Ground Guide are predicting that Smouha will take all three points away from newly promoted Gouna. These two sides have faced off against each other a total of 18 times with Smouha winning six times whilst Gouna has taken the points four times, the remaining eight matches finished as a draw. Smouha ended last season in good form with just one league defeat in their final four games, winning twice against ENPPI and Masry.
Total match goals prediction: Over 2.5 Goals
For our second prediction, we here at Football Ground Guide believe that there will be 2.5 goals or more. Smouha ended last season scoring and conceding for fun with three of the final four games seeing 2.5 goals scored or more, when these two sides face off there are usually goals with six of the previous seven encounters giving spectators 2.5 goals or more.
Correct Score Prediction: 3-1 to Smouha
For our third and final prediction, we here at Football Ground Guide believe that Smouha will walk away from their opening day game against newly promoted Gouna with a 3-1 victory. Gouna comes into this fixture having just been promoted from Group A in the second division of Egyptian football and we believe they will have to wait until at least match week two for the club to earn their first point(s) of the new Egyptian Premier League season. Smouha ended last season strongly and have spent the offseason building on their squad to try and improve their league position from last season which saw the club finish in tenth place.
Smouha vs Gouna preview
Smouha, a team who are located in Alexandria on Egypt's northern coastline has never won the Egyptian Premier League or cup but has found themselves finishing as runner-up in the 2013/14 league and ever since have just had a midtable finish after a midtable finish. Looking back at last season the club finished in tenth place after 34 matches winning ten games, drawing and losing twelve each. The club scored a total of 36 goals and let in 43.
Gouna are located in the Hurghada region of Egypt which is just south of the meeting point between the Suez Canal and the Red Sea. In the 2021/22 Egyptian Premier League season Gouna endured a tough season which ultimately saw the club relegation to Division 2 after finishing on 36 points but they did come straight back up at the first attempt winning Group A of Division 2 last season.
FAQs regarding Smouha vs Gouna
Who is the Smouha player to watch? Hossam Hassan.
Who is the Gouna player to watch? Ahmed Belhadji.
What was the last head-to-head result? The most recent encounter finished 2-2.