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Match summary

Koreans crushed by impressive Algeria

Algeria became the first African team to score four goals in a FIFA World Cup match as they swept aside Korea Republic in Porto Alegre, moving up to second in Group H with a 4-2 win.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"I would like to dedicate this victory to the fans who were here and the Algerian people back home who have waited a long time for this victory. It means a lot to us all," Vahid Halilhodzic, Algeria coach

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18:00

OBRIGADO
Thank you for following along with us from the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre where Algeria put together an impressive 4-2 performance against Korea Republic. Our focus now turns to the Group G clash between USA and Portugal, which is slated to kick off at 6.00pm local Brazil time in Manaus. Join us for all the action from the Arena Amazonia with our LIVE match blog and be sure to #joinin the Global Conversation on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

17:56
Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
Algeria
AlgeriaALG

Statistics

Ball possession

54%
46%
13Fouls Committed16
6Attempts On Target8
9Shots15
2Total Goals scored4
0Penalties scored0
17:56
17:53
SLIMANI
AlgeriaALG
Forward

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED22TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR4SHOTS
17:53

FULL-TIME: Algeria hold on to earn three points in Porto Alegre in what has turned out to be an entertaining six-goal thriller. With Belgium already through,Les Fennecs are in the driver's seat to take the second spot in Group H, but Russia and Korea Republic will surely have other plans for the third set of Group Stage matches on Thursday, 26 June.

17:51
The final whistle sounds.
17:50
90'+D W JI (Korea Republic) commits a foul.
17:49
17:48
90'+S Y KI (Korea Republic) swings in the corner.
17:48

Korea Republic maintain high pressure on Algeria in search of another two goals

Man of the Match

Forward

has been elected Budweiser MAN OF THE MATCH!

Photos

360 Panoramic Photo

Line-ups

Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
Algeria
AlgeriaALG
(GK)
(GK)
(C) 89'
Misses next match if booked
57'
77'
(C)Misses next match if booked
78'
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
64'
73'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
89'
77'
73'
64'
57'
78'
CoachCoach
HONG Myungbo (KOR)Vahid HALILHODZIC (BIH)

Match Facts

Porto Alegre

From the subtropical climate to the cultural habits, Porto Alegre is fairly different from the other state capitals in Brazil.

Estadio Beira-Rio

  • Stadium nameEstadio Beira-Rio
  • CityPorto Alegre
  • Year constructed1969
  • Overall capacity43394

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 21° CTemperature
  • 5 m/sWind
  • 57 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Wilmar ROLDAN
    Colombia
    ColombiaCOL
  • Assistant Referee 1: Eduardo DIAZ (COL)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Christian LESCANO (ECU)
  • Fourth official: Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)

Games

  • World Cup Fantasy

  • Castrol's Predictor Challenge

  • Your 11

  • Dream Team

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