Thu. Jun 20th, 2024

Djamel Belmadi, coach of the Algerian national team, considers making changes in his squad against Burkina Faso, next Saturday in the second round of the fourth group competitions of Africa Cup of Nations, currently being held in Ivory Coast.

Algerian press reported that the most prominent changes expected in the formation of the Algerian national team against Burkina Faso will be at the midfield level, which did not perform its role properly and lacked balance during the first match, and the first player nominated to exit the starting lineup is Nabil Bentaleb, the star of the French club Lille, Which was somewhat far from his level against Angola, and he also caused a penalty kick error, which resulted in the equalizer for the opponent.

The Algerian national team recorded a sudden stumble at the beginning of its Africa Cup of Nations’ campaign, after settling for a draw against the Angola national team (1-1), on Monday, in a match that witnessed the appearance of the “Greens” in two different faces between the first and second half.

The Algerian national team will play the match against Burkina Faso under pressure, as it is forced to achieve victory in order to revive its chances of qualifying for the round of 16 of the continental competition, and avoid the nightmare of “Cannes 2021” in Cameroon, after the competitor achieved a valuable victory (1-0) in its match. The first against Mauritania on Tuesday, leaving them at the top of the group with 3 points.

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