England v Algeria Result
World Cup 2010 - Group C
Friday 18th June
Cape Town Stadium
|Yellow Cards||Carragher 58||Lacen 85|
Aaron Lennon (S Wright-Phillips 63)
Gareth Barry (P Crouch 84)
Emile Heskey (J Defoe 74)
Ryad Boudebouz (D Abdoun 74)
Karim Ziani (A Guedioura 81)
Hassan Yebda (D Mesbah 89)
Fabio Capello will take his England team along with tens of thousands of supporters to Cape Town for their second match in the 2010 World Cup, which is an important clash with Algeria. This is the second match for both teams in Group C and with England one of the favourites for the tournament most punters will be hoping they are on their way to the last 16. They will be expected to dispatch the Algerians relatively easily int his one on the new stadium while the North Africans will no that this is their big game. They will be relishing the chance to go up against the well known England players and will be chomping at the bit come kick-off to cause a famous upset.
On paper this should be a one sided affair with the Algerians given little chance by many but they did take out African Cup of Nations winners Egypt in a play-off, they showed great hunger to come through that match and England will need to be wary of that.
England v Algeria Match Odds
This is a one horse race according to the bookmakers with Fabio Capello and England hug odds-on favourites to take the three points on offer and take a step towards the last 16 after their disappointing draw with the United States on Saturday. Algeria are not given a sniff by most and they best they can hope for here is a draw which would be a great result for them as they embark on their first World Cup for many years. Punters should follow the bookmakers links where there are several great markets for this match which will be of interest.
Paddy Power are refunding all losing first/last goalscorer, correct score and scorecast bets on this match if the final score is 0-0
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England have a strong squad but will need all of their truly world class players to be on form and fit if they are to go close during the World Cup, players like Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney are the key men for Fabio Capello. Either way they should be too strong for Algeria but nevertheless we will have our man in the England camp to keep across all the latest team news, injuries ans suspensions are staples of tournament football and Capello will be hoping to avoid too many.
Algeria on the other hand cannot afford any of their big players to miss this one as they face an uphill task as it is against England, the starting eleven for Algeria will be charged with causing one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. As the match gets closer we all the big news from the Algerian camp will be made available to fans as the anticipation grows for one of the big games of the Summer.
Live Score and Result
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England will be expected to claim the win here as they continue their march towards the latter stages of the tournament in what many are considering to be their best chance of glory for many years. Capello seems to have a good discipline through the side and they look a different animal to the past decade when they have flattered to decieve, that will be something they will be hoping to avoid beginning with a win over Algeria.