Tunisia Reaching The Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Quarter-Finals Beating Algeria 2-1

They took the lead when Algeria’s Aissa Mandi directed Youssef Msakni’s left-wing cross into his own net.

And some dreadful defending by Faouzi Ghoulam led to him bringing down Wahbi Khazri for a penalty which Naim Sliti coolly slotted into the right corner.

Algeria pulled a goal back when Sofiane Hanni struck from the edge of the area.

Tunisia’s victory takes them to three points and second place in Group B and leaves Algeria with only one point.

Group leaders Senegal can qualify later on Thursday by beating Zimbabwe.

It means Algeria, who had been one of the pre-tournament favourites, will have to rely on other results going their way if they are to qualify from the group – and they have to face Senegal in their final match.

Tunisia went into the game off the back of a 2-0 defeat to Senegal and anything other than victory against Algeria would have left them in serious trouble.

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