Al Jazeera’s AI robotic Kashef has crunched the numbers and churned out some predictions for at present’s sport.
Former winners England will tackle African champions Senegal within the second knockout match on Sunday.
Regardless of star participant Sadio Mane’s absence, Senegal have been spectacular within the World Cup. The Lions of Teranga have scored 5 objectives this match and completed behind leaders Netherlands in Group A.
England sit on high of the match scoring charts with 9 objectives and completed high of Group B.
Kashef, our artificial intelligence (AI) robot, has analysed greater than 200 metrics, together with the variety of wins, objectives scored and FIFA rankings, from matches performed over the previous century to see who’s most definitely to win.
Right here is Kashef’s prediction:
Who: England vs Senegal
The place: Al Bayt Stadium
When: December 4, 10pm (19:00 GMT)
Prediction: England and Senegal have by no means met. Nonetheless, primarily based on comparable efficiency metrics, Kashef has given England, ranked fifth, a 68 p.c probability of beating Senegal, ranked 18th.
Gareth Southgate’s facet are then predicted to tackle France within the quarter-finals on December 10.
Who’s going to win the World Cup?
After 50 matches this World Cup, Kashef has a 66 p.c accuracy stage. After each match, Kashef reruns the mannequin to foretell the result of the following sport right through to the ultimate.
Predicting match outcomes is not any straightforward process – exterior elements like workforce morale or participant health make an enormous distinction in how the sport goes.
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