World Cup
Sofiane Feghouli
Curtain Call
Germany survived a major test from Algeria on Monday at the Estadio Beira-Rio in the round of 16 as the European heavyweights needed goals from Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil to escape with a 2-1 extra-time win. FULL STORY>>
Sly As A Fox
Islam Slimani's 60th-minute goal helped Algeria claim a 1-1 draw against Russia on Thursday at the Arena da Baixada, sending the Desert Foxes to the second round for the first time in the nation's history.

Algeria entered the match knowing that a draw would likely be enough to see them reach the next round... FULL STORY>>
Algeria struck three times in a span of 12 first-half minutes on Sunday en route to a comfortable 4-2 destruction of South Korea at the Estadio Beira-Rio.

Islam Slimani opened the scoring for Algeria after 26 minutes and Rafik Halliche doubled the advantage two minutes later. Abdelmoumene Djabou then made it a... FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Eden Hazard and Sofiane Feghouli
Belgium avoided a disappointing defeat in its opening match of the World Cup, rallying from a one-goal deficit to get a 2-1 win over Algeria at the Estadio Mineirao on Tuesday.

Algeria took a shock lead after 25 minutes when Jan Vertonghen conceded a penalty kick, which Sofiane Feghouli converted with great ease. But Belgium... FULL STORY>>