World Cup 2014: Belgium won 2-1 against Algeria

The Belgians, who are considered as underdogs in this World Cup – started their Group H campaign with a 2-1 fought back win over Algeria in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.

The first half was fully dominated by the Algerians, an unexpected shock to Belgian fans who were confident that their side would easily defeat the Arab country.

In the 25th minute, Algeria took the lead after they were awarded a penalty kick, a conversion by Sofiane Feghouli.

Man United midfielder Marouane Fellaini (second-half substitute) scored the equalizer in the 70th minute with a superb header and then ten minutes later, Napoli winger Dries Mertens scored the second and the winning goal for the European side in the 80th minute of the game.

Algeria defence displays some of their good performance throughout the game but they were not easy with possessing the ball.

The win brings the hope in the European side to launch a counterattack from worst situation and this makes them the favorite to clinch the prestigious title this summer.

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