The 48th match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup that is underway will have Russia playing against Algeria. The match will be played on 26th June at Arena da Baixada, a stadium that is located in Curitiba City, Brazil. The match will officially start at GMT -3 Brazilian time.
Both the two team belong to the group H of the tournament. Both the teams will be fighting to secure a place in the round of 16 stage of the ongoing tournament.
This will be the last match and chance for each of the two team to clinch the 3 points that will grant them a ticket to the latter levels. Both the two teams have the potential of winning this match. They will therefore put in action all the required measures so as to win the match.
Algeria vs. Russia: Match #48 Preview
Algeria began the tournament at a very low note. When it played its opening match against Belgium, Algeria could not manage he strength of their opponent. It therefore lost this match to Belgium. Algeria however played a very impressive kind of football against Belgium despite failing to secure victory.
In the second match against Korea Republic, Algeria could not spare the team as it secured a 4-2 victory. This must have really worked positively to the morale of the African team. When it comes to making it to the round of 16 level, the obstacles the team will be having are Korea Republic and Russia.
The team however has an upper hand of making it. They only need a draw as the minimum scored to qualify for the next level. Algeria can only be eliminated if at all Korea Republic will be able to win against Belgium with a very big goal difference.
This condition is however unrealistic and Koreans have no efforts of defeating one of the most favorite teams at the world cup. So in order to confirm a place in the next level, Algeria have to win the match it has. It will work to the benefit of the team in general.
For Russia to qualify it must win this match by all means a draw won’t be enough to enable it to proceed to the next round. Russia have one point at the moment after failing to secure a win against the Asian team. It has to collect 3 points with a win here and hope Korea Republic does not win with a big margin.
Despite being the favorites to go past the group stages the result of the match 1-1 will haunt them if it fails to qualify for the next round. Russia has scored 1 in two matches and it must attack more and score if they want to stay in the tournament. The team is however very well prepared to face its opponents. It is the time to showcase its superiority against Algeria. It is a difficult task but manageable.
Algeria vs. Russia: Best Players
Algeria will have Abdelmoumene and Sofiane Feghouli as the key players of the match. The two players have the skills and abilities which when well used will be beneficial to the team. They will work together with other players to make sure they clinch the 3 points ahead of them.
Russia on the other hand will rely on Aleksandr Kokorin and Andrey Eshchenko as far as winning this match is concerned. The duo superstars have so far had a very good time play in the two matches of the tournament they have played. They will be used as the greatest weapon against the African team.
Algeria vs. Russia: Head To Head
Both teams, Algeria and Russia, have played once against each other over the previous years according to the records of football. The game ended in a draw each team managing to score twice. This will be therefore the second time the teams will be facing each other on an international stage.
Algeria vs. Russia: Who Has The Highest Chance To Win?
The match is one of the toughest ever. Algeria will have their strength put in action although won’t be in position to defeat their opponents. Russia will defend and score at the same time. Russia will turn out to be stronger than the African team. At the 90th minute, the score line will be 2-1 in favor of Russia.
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Match Result:- Algeria 1-1 Russia. Algeria have advanced to the Round of 16, while Russia have been eliminated from the World Cup 2014.