Algeria thrashes South Korea and maintains chances of qualifying in Group H

22/06/2014 - 23:20
Africans beat Asians by 4-2 after 32 years without a win in World Cups

Algeria had an historic afternoon this Sunday (22 June) at the Beira-Rio, in Porto Alegre. In its second appearance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (the team's fourth World Cup overall), the Algerians thrashed South Korea by 4-2 and won a match in the tournament for the first time after 32 years without a triumph. Their last win happened at the 1982 World Cup in Spain (3-2 against Chile). The result leaves the Algerians in second position in Group H, now one draw away from securing an unprecedented qualification to the round of sixteen.

The last round of the group takes place this Thursday (26 June), when Algeria faces Russia in Curitiba and South Korea challenges already-qualified Belgium in São Paulo. Both matches happen at 5 PM.

The goals at the Beira-Rio were scored by Slimani, Halliche, Djabou and Feghouli (for Algeria) and by Son and Lee Keunho (for the Koreans).

Coreia do Sul x Argélia - Porto Alegre

Coreia do Sul x Argélia - Porto Alegre

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