Germany vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

Germany vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

On June 30th, Germany and Algeria meet at the Estádio Beira-Rio to face off in the round of 16.  Germany made it out of their group as most expected them to, despite it being quite a tough group.  Algeria shocked people by getting out of a group many thought they would finish last in. Algeria was put into a relatively easy group, but many thought that either Russia or South Korea would finish second behind the talented Belgium team.  After …
Algeria vs Russia Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

Algeria vs Russia Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

Algeria have come a long way in this World Cup and go into this match with a genuine chance of qualification to the next round. With a belting 4-2 win over South Korea, their first win in 32 years, the Desert Foxes find themselves at a stage where a draw could be enough to progress to the next stage of the World Cup. When it meets Russia on Thursday in Curitiba, Algeria knows that a 2nd straight win will mean a …
South Korea v Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

South Korea v Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

South Korea, best remembered for its historic journey to the semi-finals of this tournament back in 2002 will face Algeria in Porto Allegre for what could be an important game for both the so-called underdogs of group H. Both the sides should be well aware of the fact that a victory would leave them well-placed to qualify from a World Cup group that still remains wide open. The group standings will become clearer once Russia and Belgium play earlier in the day, …
Belgium vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

Belgium vs Algeria Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Group H

The opening match of Group H sees Algeria come up against a Belgium side that are many peoples dark horses to lift the World Cup trophy in Rio de Janeiro on July 13th. Belgium cruised through their qualifying group, finishing  top of a group that included Croatia, Serbia, Wales, Scotland and Macedonia, with the Red Devils only conceding 4 goals in their 10 matches. They failed to lose a single game during qualifying (Won 8, Drawn 2), with only Germany …
World Cup Group H: An Overview | Belgium, Russia, South Korea and Algeria

World Cup Group H: An Overview | Belgium, Russia, South Korea and Algeria

Group-H: in this edition of the World Cup looks to be one of the more balanced sections with two European teams in Belgium and Russia - the two slight favourites pitted against an unpredictable South Korea and Algeria, a side that is in transition. The Teams Belgium Belgium will kick off as the favorites to top the group with the side entering its so called 'golden generation'. They boast some of the most exciting players in their ranks with several …