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Mauritius vs Lesotho Prediction, Free Betting Tips & Odds

Date: 6th July 2023
Kick-Off: 14:00 UK
Venue: TBC

Mauritius and Lesotho face off in round 1 of the COSAFA Cup 2023. We preview the encounter in this post to provide you with the best predictions for the important game. Read on for more.

Mauritius vs Lesotho Predictions by Football Ground Guide

Mauritius hosts Lesotho in round 1 of the 2023 COSAFA Cup fixture. The Group C match is scheduled for Friday, 7th July 2023. Here is how we have tipped the teams to perform on matchday:

Match Result Prediction: Lesotho to Win

Our first Mauritius vs Lesotho prediction backs an away win. The visitors have been dominating this matchup. The latest rankings by FIFA also put Lesotho above Mauritius in position 152, which is 28 places above the hosts in position 180. The hosts lost all their last four games and are winless 7 outings while Lesotho recorded three wins and 4 defeats in as many matches. Lesotho won the only previous two meetings with Mauritius.

Team to Score First Prediction: Lesotjo to Score First

Our second Mauritius vs Lesotho prediction is a bet on the team to score first. Bearing in mind the first tip, especially how these teams fared in recent outings, we expect Lesotho to not only win the game but also score the opener. With that, we also expect Lesotho to lead at any time from kick-off.

Correct Score Prediction: 0-2 to Lesotho

In the final Mauritius vs Lesotho prediction, we are tipping a correct score in favour of the visitors. Bet on Lesotho to win the game 0-2, a clean victory, mostly due to how Mauritius have struggled defensively lately.

Mauritius vs Lesotho COSAFA Match Preview

The first leg in the COSAFA Cup round 1 clash is set. Mauritius hope to end a losing streak against Lesotho despite stagnation in the latest FIFA rankings.

Mauritius and Lesotho will clash for the third time. It is also the third encounter in the COSAFA Cup, noting that Lesotho won all the previous duels with Mauritius, scoring at least two goals in each meeting.

In the latest rankings by FIFA, Mauritius has not improved as they retained their 180th spot. On the flip side, Lesotho has fallen two places to 152nd. Thus, while the visitors dominated this matchup in the past, this could be a major test in their quest to extend their dominance and unbeaten record against Mauritius.

Mauritius head coach, Fidy Rosoanaivo is expected to field a strong squad to rival Lesotho's. Jordi Paul will not feature for Mauritius in this game.

On the other hand, Serbian tactician, Veselin Jelusic, is expected to field a strong starting eleven for Lesotho. The referee has been in charge since February 2022 and averages 0.70 points so far after 1 win, 4 draws and 5 defeats.

FAQs – Mauritius vs Lesotho

Mauritius vs Lesotho

  • What is the position of Mauritius in the latest FIFA rankings? Mauritius is ranked 180th by FIFA.
  • What is the position of Lesotho in the latest rankings by FIFA? Lesotho are 152nd in the last FIFA rankings.
  • How did the last meeting end? Mauritius defeated Lesotho 2-1 in the last meeting.