Weak Algeria crashed against Tunisia in the Africa Cup of
Titelfavoriet Algeria Thursday in group B of the Africa Cup of a surprising defeat suffered against Tunisia. In Franceville were the Tunisians with 1-2 too strong.
Algeria, that the tournament in Gabon was started with a tie against Zimbabwe (2-2), played a weak game against rival Tunisia. Shortly after peace came the team of coach Henryk Kasperczak ahead of the Algerian leader Aissa Mandi, who is a shot from Youssef Mnakni from an impossible angle unhappy to own goal completed a phd.
The Algerians had ten people to go when Faouzi Ghoulam attacker Wahbi Khazri vloerde in the zestienmetergebied. Ghoulam was spared a yellow card, but he had to watch how Naïm Sliti the penalty coldly used: 0-2.
The team of the Belgian national coach Georges Leekens was not able to have serious resistance to be able to offer. The aansluitingstreffer of Sofiane Hanni in the 91st minute came too late to have a point out of the fire drag.
After Tunisia the openingsduel in group B with 2-0 Senegal lost, is the team now with three points all the way back again. Algeria remains stuck at a meager point, which switch-off is imminent. Thursday nights at 20.00 hours of play Senegal and Zimbabwe against each other in Franceville.
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