Germany (2-1) Algeria

It’s Do or Die for Africa (UPDATE: Algeria Finally Falls)


Can Algeria survive?

UPDATE: Despite their previous efforts to keep from being eliminated, the Algerians couldn’t this time, falling to Germany 2-1 and falling out of the tournament. Germany, meanwhile, will go on to play France on Friday.

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After Nigeria lost to France earlier in the day, all of Africa’s hopes hang on Algeria’s shoulders. In their way: Germany, a powerhouse team that will be difficult to beat. Can Algeria keep Africa in the hunt for the Cup? Or will the continent be eliminated? Find out at 4 PM ET (8 PM UTC).

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