Ivory Coast face Algeria in a must win game for the reigning champions in the Africa Cup of Nations

TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations / Matchday 3
Japoma Stadium / 20.01.2022
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Ibrahim Mustapha
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Ibrahim Mustapha
Updated 20/01/2022 at 17:54 GMT
End of 2nd Half
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FULL TIME:
Algeria are out at the group stage. Goals from Kessie, Sangare and Pepe give the Ivory Coast a comfortable 3-1 victory and sees them finish top of the group. Thanks for following the game with us..
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DISALLOWED GOAL FOR IVORY COAST!
Haller produces a bullet header from Maiga's pinpoint cross. But VAR eventually says it is offside after the final whistle.
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ELEPHANTS STILL ON TOP:
The Elephants' fullbacks have been a constant threat. Kossounou wins a freekick. Gradel's delivery is cleared.
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ADDED TIME:
There will be 3 added minutes.
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IMPRESSIVE DEFENDING:
Ivory Coast have continued to defend well despite all the subs. Sangaré has also been good.
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POOR FROM ALGERIA:

Skipper Mahrez with a terrible, tame low cross which is easily cleared.
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ZAHA ON:

The Crystal Palace winger replaces Pepe. The Elephants' bench looks very strong.
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BOOKING:

Boulaya is booked for a cynical trip.
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GROUP LATEST:

Equitorial Guinea lead Sierra Leone 1-0 and will finish second.
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SUBS:
Algeria bring on Boulaya and Benayada.
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DISALLOWED GOAL!
Kessi bundles the ball in for a tap in but he is flaged offisde.
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TOP SAVE!
Freekick Algeria. Mahrez's quick delivery is headed towards the corner by Slimani and its brilliantly saved. The corner is well gathered by the keeper.
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GOAL FOR ALGERIA!
From the corner, its crossed back in and Bendebka heads it in from close range. Algeria need 3 more goals.
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MAIGA BOOKING:

The sub is cautioned soon after coming on after a tug on the edge of the box. The resulting freekick hits the wall and goes over the top.
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ELEPHANTS FREEKICK:

Freekick around 30 yards out. Pepe steps up and launches it into row Z and has his head in his hands.
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SUB:

Aurier also makes way for Maiga.
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SUB:
Deli, who was on an early booking, makes way for Kouamé.
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KEEPER BOOST:

The veteran Sangaré has had a solid afternoon between the sticks after that humiliating mistake in the last game.
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SUB:
Bennacer makes way for Bendebka.
Ismaël Bennacer
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Ismaël Bennacer
Algeria
Algeria
Sofiane Bendebka
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Sofiane Bendebka
Algeria
Algeria