The Algerian football team faced this Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Niger in the return match; as part of the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
After a match largely dominated by Djamel Belmadi’s men, the Greens came out at the end of today’s meeting with a great victory against the Nigeriens: 4 goals to 0; a score that boosts the confidence of Riyad Mahrez’s teammates in their ability to go to the world.
A beautiful collective game
As in the first leg (6 goals to 0 for Algeria), it was the captain of the Greens who opened the scoring today in the 21st minute of play. On a good job by Bellaili and Bounedjah in the left lane of the attack; Mahrez finds himself served with a nice pass from Baghdad and pushes the ball into the empty goal.
Ten minutes later, Aïssa Mandi doubles the lead following a scramble on the opposing defense. The left side recovers the ball and doubles the mark. A precious goal that gives a breath of fresh air for the fennecs.
Despite their advantage, the men did not sit idly by in the second period. Indeed, from the start of half-time (47th minutes), Bennacer added the third goal thanks to a good job from Feghouli on the right lane.
A few minutes later, the Greens decide to fold the match by adding a fourth goal signed Baghdad Bounedjah on an assist from his teammate Mahrez.