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Algeria
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.  FULL STORY>>
 Jan Vertonghen
Belgium Rolls On
Jan Vertonghen netted a second-half tally to lift 10-man Belgium to a 1-0 win over South Korea and the Group H summit on Thursday at the Arena Corinthians.

After sloppy but effective wins over Russia and Algeria in their first two matches, the Belgians entered their group-stage finale needing only a draw to win the group. FULL STORY>>
(L-R) Kevin Mirallas and Divock Origi
LATE HEROICS
Divock Origi came off the bench to rescue three points for Belgium with a goal in the 88th minute, handing his side a 1-0 win over Russia at the Maracana on Sunday that puts Belgium into the knockout round.

The first 80 minutes of the match produced little in the way of offensive output for either side, but Origi... FULL STORY>>
Algeria
In Complete Control
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) Dries Mertens and Marouane Fellaini
BELGIUM RALLIES BACK
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>>
Sergei Ignashevich (#4)
All Tied Up
Russia and South Korea scored in quick succession to share the spoils in a 1-1 draw in Group H action on Tuesday.

It was a dull affair with few scoring chances until the final stages when South Korea and Russia struck within six minutes of one another. The Koreans took a fortuitous lead at the 68-minute mark when Lee... FULL STORY>>