Algeria v Slovenia Result

2010 World Cup -Group C
13th June 2010
13:30 - Polokwane - Peter Mokaba Stadium

Algeria0 - 1Slovenia
ScorersKoren 79
Bookingsyellow cardGhezzal 59
red cardGhezzal 73
yellow cardYebda 90
yellow cardRadosavljevic 35
yellow cardKomac 90
LineupsFaouzi Chaouchi
Madjid Bougherra
Nadir Belhadj
Anther Yahia
Rafik Halliche
Mehdi Lacen
Karim Matmour (R Saifi 80)
Karim Ziani
Hassan Yebda
Foued Kadir (A Guedioura 82)
Rafik Djebbour (A Ghezzal 58)
Samir Handanovic
Miso Brecko
Marko Suler
Bostjan Cesar
Bojan Jokic
Robert Koren
Valter Birsa (N Pecnik 84)
Andraz Kirm
Aleksander Radosavljevic (A Komac 87)
Milivoje Novakovic
Zlatko Dedic (Z Ljubijankic 53)
Corners43
On Target23
Fouls1711
Offside13

England's Group C opponents Algeria and Slovenia get their 2010 World Cup campaign underway in Polokwane on the 13th in what is likely to be a pivotal match for both sides. The Slovenians are making their second appearance in the World Cup having beaten Russia in a play-off to secure their place. Algeria will be playing in their third World Cup and will be able to draw upon their experience in the 2010 African Cup of Nations where they made it to the semi-finals before being knocked out by Egypt, the team they beat in a play-off to make it to the World Cup. That was a historical result for the Algerians who will head into this match as the underdogs, they managed to beat their nearest rivals Egypt under the most intense pressure meaning they should not be underestimated.

This match could be absolutely crucial for both teams if they have designs on qualifying from Group C, they are the perceived weaker teams in the group with tough games against England and the USA to come. Whichever team loses here might as well kiss their World Cup dreams goodbye while three points will give a team a vital boost ahead of tougher matches.

Find out how the two nations qualified for the World Cup:

Slovenia| Algeria

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Latest Team News/Key Players

At this stage we are of course unaware of the two starting line-ups but we will have a foot in both camps in the lead up to the game to ensure that we bring the very latest team news for each side as we approach the game. The two Managers are Matjaz Kek for Slovenia and Rabah Saadane for Algeria and they will be announcing their World Cup squads in the weeks before the tournament. Once these are announced we will be able to start formulating a picture of the starting eleven's for each team.

Both sides have key players who will be expected to play if fit and on form and they will be needed if they are to claim the three points. Algeria will be looking to their key players like Nadir Belhadj and Majid Bougherra to perform while the likely stars for Slovenia will be Robert Koren and Milivoje Novakovic of Koln.

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Previous Meetings

The match between Slovenia and Algeria at 2010 World Cup will be the first between the two nations, the Europeans are likely to go off favourites as they appear to have the bigger strength in depth on paper and came through a tougher qualification system.

Despite it being their first meeting there can be no greater pressure on both teams as they look to get their World Cup campaign's in Group C off to a positive start.

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Full Time Result /
Qualifying Statistics

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Goal Stats - Last 0 Games Results
BTTS
0
W
0
L
0
D

Slovenia have won 50.00%, drawn 10.00% and lost 40.00% of their last 10 games.

Slovenia have kept a clean sheet in 5 of their last 10 games, going on to win 5 and draw 1 of these matches.

Slovenia have failed to score in 1 of their last 10 games.

Goal Stats - Last 10 Games
BTTS
5
W
4
L
1
D
ESTONIA
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1 - 0
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SLOVENIA
SLOVENIA
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1 - 0
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SWITZERLAND
LITHUANIA
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0 - 2
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SLOVENIA
ENGLAND
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3 - 1
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SLOVENIA
SLOVENIA
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6 - 0
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SAN MARINO
SLOVENIA
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2 - 3
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ENGLAND
SWITZERLAND
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3 - 2
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SLOVENIA
SLOVENIA
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1 - 0
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ESTONIA
SLOVENIA
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1 - 1
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LITHUANIA
SAN MARINO
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0 - 2
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SLOVENIA
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