South Korea vs. Algeria: Goals and Highlights from Group H Match

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South Korea vs. Algeria: Goals and Highlights from Group H Match
Michael Sohn/Associated Press

Algeria kept their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages of the World Cup intact with a thrilling 4-2 victory over South Korea on Sunday. 

The Algerians now sit with three points in Group H before their final match against Russia, while South Korea have one point. 

Algeria struck first, as Islam Slimani scored in the 26th minute with a fantastic solo effort in fighting off two South Korean defenders and chipping in his finish. 

Rafik Halliche doubled the Algerian lead just a minute later, heading home a powerful header off of a corner kick. 

Abdelmoumene Djabou gave the Algerians a commanding 3-0 lead in the 38th minute with a neat finish to the far post.

South Korea pulled one back in the 49th minute, as Son Heung-min nutmegged Algeria goalkeeper Adi Mbolhi after a clever turn.

Yacine Brahimi surely put the match away for the Algerians, finishing off a fantastic team buildup in the 62nd minute.

 

The wild, unpredictable match between the two kept getting stranger, as Koo Ja-cheol pulled another goal back for the Koreans to set up a nervy finish for Algeria. 

 

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