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15 Jan 2017 at 16:03hrs | Views
Algeria 2 - 2 Zimbabwe

Mahrez for Algeria
Mahachi and Mushekwi for Zimbabwe


90+2' Poor free kick from Zimbabwe. Algeria gets a chance to attack. Khama fails to initiate a move

90+2' Bhasera fouled, free kick Zimbabwe

90 +1' Mkuruva fumbles, Algeria snap shot, Mkuruva collects

3 minutes of stoppage time to be played

90' Corner is cleraed for a throw in

89' Algeria resume another raid, Zimbabwe defenders are sixes and sevens. They defend for a corner.

88' Katsande takes another man out referee says play on. Corner kick Zimbabwe

87' Algeria misses another glorious chance

Malajila coukd have sealed 3 points for Zimbabwe

82' Algeria cross, wasted

81' Mahrez equalises

80' Malajila wastes a one on one with the keeper. KKatsande shoots, but wide

79' Warriors now look tired

77' Sub Zimbabwe
Mushekwi OUT
Malajila IN

76' Mahrez sends a cross headed over the bar

73' Muroiwa nearer conceeds an own goal, saved by the post

69' Brahimi tries to dribble past Muroiwa, Muroiwa clears for a corner. Mkuruva collects

69' Brahim's shot goes out for a Zimbabwe goal kick

68' Billiat offside

More defending for Warriors, Mkuruva saves. One handed save. Algeria gets a corner. Mkuruva fumbles it, collects on the second attempt.

66' Algeria is now all over Zimbabwe

66' Mahrez get a chance, weak shot. Most Zimbabwean players are now playing defensive positions

63' Algeria now threatening, Mkuruva collects.

Its now all Algeria. cross and finds no takers

62' Mkuruva mistakes gifts Mahrez with the ball. Mahrez fails to capitalise as Zimbabwe defenders block the cross

62' Algeria cross finds no takers

61' Drop ball by the referee

59' Mahrez collides with Mkuruva, referee stops the match.

58' Algeria flashing header, hits the cross bar. Zimbabwe clears and Algeria gets a corner. Mushekwi clears for another Algeria corner Zimbabwe clears.

57' Free kick cleared by Zimbabwe. But there is still danger for Zimbabwe. Katsande clears for an Algeria throw in. Corner by Mushekwi goes to Algeria

56' Rusike takes out an Algeria player, free kick. Rusike looks like he is lucky no card issued, he  already has a yellow card

54' Benteleb with a free shot for Algeria, goes wide

54' Algeri get a corner kick

53' Billiat turn man inside out and Algeria keeper makes a seizling save for a corner. Billiat, Brilliant Billiat

52' Mahrez twist and turns, send an inviting cross, his team mates misses.

52' Mahrez tumbles in the box under Katsande challenge, no penalty

50' Zvirekwi makes a mistake and Mahrez takes over, Algeria shoots deflection and Mkuruva collects

49' Zvirekwi wins a throw in

49' Bhasera gives it away after a spirited effort from Mushekwi.

47' Croww from Algeria, Katsande and keeper don't communicate Katsande tries an acrobatic clearance giving Algeria chance to attack. Over bar

46' Corne kick Zimbabwe, Algeria clears for a throw in. Zvirekwe throw to Mushekwi but Mushekwi fails to give a return pass

Second half kick off


We are now in minute 3 of injury time

2 minutes of stoppage time added

45' Muroiwa conceedes a funny corner and chance for Algeria to level. Mkuruva saves, acrobatics from the Dembare man

44' MUshekwi down for the Warriors, Costa clears and referee stops the match. MUshekwi was elbowed but referee did not see it

43' Mahrez behind it, lets see what he has now. Its actually Goulam who wastes the free kick.

42' Another foul by Bhasera Algeria gets afree kick at a dangerous position. He fouled Brahim according to the referee

41' Mahrez poorly takes the kick, Zimbabwe breaks. Algeria defends

40' Free kick Algeria at the edge of the Zimbabwean penalty box. Bhasera fouled Mahrez and Mahrez to take the free kick.

39' Nhamoinesu makes a mistake, Algeria sends a counter pass, ball goes out for a Zimbabwean throw in

38' Mahrez brings in a cross, its headed over

37' Rusike gets a yellow card from a foul on Goulam. Free kick Algeria dangerous spot

36' Strong man Katsande hacks another one but play continues

34' Its Zimbabwe dominating Algeria. Mahachi handles the ball off a rebound

31' Poor pass from Algeria, Zimbabwe gets a throw in.

28' Mushekwi just hesitates and sends the keeper the wrong way. Zimbabwe comes from behind to take the lead

28' Goal Zimbabwe scores Mushekwi Mushekwi Mushekwi

28' Nyasha MUshekwi to take the penalty.

27' Penalty Zimbabwe, Bhasera was pulled down in the box

25' MUshekwi fouled from behind but referee waves play on. Katsande penalised

23' Off side Algeria

22' Mushekwi, Billiat exchanging passes, Billiat fires, great save from Algeria keeper. Corner kick Zimbabwe

20' Cross to Billiat, he fails to control. Algeria clears. Zvirekwi sends a cross, Khama fails to connect

Zimbabwe back on level terms Kuda Mahachi of Golden Arrows and former Bosso player

16' Mahachi scores. Kuda starts and finishes the move

16' Zimbabwe now chasing the game.

15' Zimbabwe gets second corner kick. Billiat to take it. Mushekwi fouls the Algeria keeper, freekick Algeria

14' Bhasera cross blocked for a throw in

13' Algeria cross lacks precision, Mkuruva collects

12' Goal Mahrez. Mahrez beats Costa inside the box and curls it past Mukuruva off the upright post

11' Kuda Mahachi gives the ball to an Algeria strike and Mahrez punishes Zimbabwe

10' Sub:
Musona OUT
Rusike IN

9' Billiat with a strike, it hits the up right.

7' Musona makes a mistake and now holding his thigh, Katsande with one of his traditional hacks. Katsande escapes without a card after a late tackle on Brahim. Free kick Algeria at a dangerous position. Khama twists and turn, Algeria keeper saves for a Zimbabwe corner. Khama turned the man inside out

7' Billiat to dispatch the free kick.

6' Poor ball from an Algerian defender. Mushekwi fouled and gets a free kick. He was elbowed

Head to head
Zimbabwe has won 2 games, Algeria 1 and 2 draws

5' Mkuruva still down injured

4' Mahrez fouls Mkuruva, freekick Zimbabwe

3' Slumani commits a foul on Mkuruva. Mendy with a chest control to his keeper.

2' Algeria clears and counter attach ensures, Zimbabwe clears and also counters, poor cross and Algeria clears

1' Corner kick Zimbabwe, Mahachi to take it

1' Goal kick Zimbabwe

Kick off

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01 MUKURUVA Tatenda 16

02 ZVIREKWI Hardlife 4
03 BHASERA Onismo 6
05 MUROIWA Elisha 5

06 KATSANDE Willard 14
07 PHIRI Deco 3
08 MUSHEKWI Nyasha 9
09 MAHACHI Kudakwashe 10
10 BILLIAT Khama 20
11 MUSONA Knowledge 17

12 MALAJILA Cuthbert 13
13 KADEWERE Tino 21
14 NDORO Tendai 11
15 RUSIKE Evans 8
16 RUSIKE Matthew 7
17 MACHAPA Oscar 22
18 KANGWA Bruce 12
19 HADEBE Teenage 15
20 MHLANGA Lawrence 19
21 MAWAYA Takabva 23
22 DONOVAN Bernard 1

23 NAKAMBA Marvelous 18



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