Algeria predicted lineup vs Equatorial Guinea: Preview, Big Prediction, Livestream details: AFCON 2022 Group Stage
Defending champions Algeria kicked off their defense of the AFCON title in less than impressive fashion with a 0-0 stalemate against underdogs Sierra Leone. They need to get points on the board soon to have any chance of qualifying for the knockouts. Here at Alley Sport, we bring you the Algeria predicted lineup vs Equatorial Guinea: Preview, Prediction and Livestream details from this group stage clash at the Africa Cup of Nations 2022.
Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea Preview and Livestream
Riyad Mahrez’s Algeria were expected to start their campaign with a flyer, especially being afforded relatively easy opponents in the form of Sierra Leone, one of the tournament’s rank outsiders. However, the Greens failed to capitalise on any of the chances they created, as only Yacine Brahimi had any sort of a decent game compared to the rest of his teammates. True, a draw is not the worst result in the world, but it does give Ivory Coast the early initiative in the group with their win over Equatorial Guinea. Algeria need severe improvement in their performances moving forward if they are to defend their crown in Cameroon this year.
Equatorial Guinea, on the other hand, started their campaign in a relatively tough group on a less than impressive note as well. Max Gradel fired Ivory Coast into an early lead which the Guineans never looked like recovering from. The Nzalang Nacional need to score big by beating Algeria to have any shot at progress past the group stage.
Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea kicks off at the Stade de Japoma Stadium in Japoma, Cameroon on Sunday, 16th January 2022 at 7:00 PM GMT. This means that the game will start at 2:00 PM EST and 11:00 AM PST on the same day- 16th January. The fans in India will see the game begin at 12:30 AM IST on the next day, Monday, 17th January 2022.
The AFCON matches will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and BBC channels in the United Kingdom, with live streaming on Sky Sports Go App also available. The telecasting rights of the AFCON 2022 in the USA lies with beIN Sports and for fans in India, the tournament is broadcasted on the Sony Entertainment Network, that includes the Sony TEN Sports HD channels, and will be streaming live on Sony LIV on iOS and Android.
Algeria predicted lineup vs Equatorial Guinea
Here is our Algeria predicted lineup vs Equatorial Guinea:
GK: Rais M’bolhi
RB: Youcef Atal
CB: Aissa Mandi
CB: Djamel Benlamri
LB: Ramy Bensebaini
CDM: Haris Belkebla
CM: Sofiane Feghouli
CM: Said Benrahma
RW: Riyad Mahrez
ST: Islam Slimani
LW: Yacine Brahimi
Algeria vs Equatorial Guinea Prediction
Algeria were looking like a well-oiled, rugged unit under their experienced manager Djamel Belmandi, but if their match against Sierra Leone is anything to go by, the Greens will find it hard to progress. Equatorial Guinea too were unable to show any sort of flair in their drab defeat to Ivory Coast. As such, with both teams needing a win and Algeria still to face the group leaders, we fancy Riyad Mahrez’s team to snatch a 2-0 win thanks solely to their squad depth on paper.
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