PORTO ALEGRE Brazil (Reuters) – Algeria opened the goal scoring floodgates swamping South Korea 4-2 in a thrilling World Cup Group H clash on Sunday that kept hopes of securing a spot in the last 16 alive and triggered celebrations across the Arab nation.
Algeria’s first World Cup victory since 1982 moved them into second place in the group on three points behind Belgium, who beat Russia 1-0 earlier in the day to top the standings on six.
South Korea and Russia, who drew 1-1 in their tournament opener, both have one point.
The only Arab presence in the tournament, the ‘Desert Foxes’ have never made it past the fi…
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