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Algeria v Equatorial Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations – live!

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Algeria’s start to the tournament, a 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone, was a disappointment but extended their unbeaten run to 27 matches. Equatorial Guinea lost only 1-0 to Ivory Coast, and could perhaps count themselves a tad unlucky. With Algeria facing the Ivorians in their last group game, a win here for the joint favourites would be helpful, particularly with Sierra Leone grabbing a highly dramatic draw from Ivory Coast. Riyad Mahrez and co need to find the scoring touch that deserted them in that opening match. Said Benrahma, who West Ham missed in losing to Leeds earlier today, may well get a start. Plenty riding on the first ever meeting between the two teams, then, in Douala’s Japoma Stadium, where that earlier game between Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone also took place. The pitch cut up badly for the Sierra Leone equaliser in injury-time, and that may be a factor here.

Join me for a 7pm UK time kick-off.

Continue reading…MBM Africa Cup of Nations updates from 7pm UK timeSierra Leone’s Bundu on rise from YouTube star to Afcon aceAnd you can email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_Algeria’s start to the tournament, a 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone, was a disappointment but extended their unbeaten run to 27 matches. Equatorial Guinea lost only 1-0 to Ivory Coast, and could perhaps count themselves a tad unlucky. With Algeria facing the Ivorians in their last group game, a win here for the joint favourites would be helpful, particularly with Sierra Leone grabbing a highly dramatic draw from Ivory Coast. Riyad Mahrez and co need to find the scoring touch that deserted them in that opening match. Said Benrahma, who West Ham missed in losing to Leeds earlier today, may well get a start. Plenty riding on the first ever meeting between the two teams, then, in Douala’s Japoma Stadium, where that earlier game between Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone also took place. The pitch cut up badly for the Sierra Leone equaliser in injury-time, and that may be a factor here. Join me for a 7pm UK time kick-off. Continue reading…