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Tunisia and Egypt clash for first win

 

Head-to-head
· This is the fourth World Cup meeting between these two sides, with Egypt having won twice, in 1995 and 2007.
· Tunisia won the clash in 2003, 3-1.
· Egypt are unbeaten against Tunisia in their last six matches at major tournaments, including the final of the 2015 African Championship (3-0).
· Tunisia's last win against their rivals came in 2003, at the World Cup, after winning the African Championship final in 2003 a couple of months earlier (3-0),

Egypt
· Tunisia and Egypt are the only teams without a win in the 2015 World Cup.
· Egypt have not won any set in the last four World Cup matches. They last suffered five consecutive straight set defeats between 1995 and 2003 (6).
· Ahmed Abdelhay scored 15 points against Russia on Friday, one fewer than Russia top scorer Maxim Mikhaylov.
· Hossam Abdalla scored five points against Russia, of which four were aces.

Tunisia
· Tunisia and Egypt are the only teams without a win in the 2015 World Cup.
· Tunisia have not won any set in the last four World Cup matches. They last suffered five consecutive straight set defeats in 1999-2003.
· Tunisia have won five competitive matches in 2015. They last won more matches in 2003: six.

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