FIFA World Cup: Germany Beat Algeria To Set Up Quarterfinal Clash vs France

Germany scored two goals in the extra-time to beat Algeria 2-1 in the round of 16 to make it to their 16th consecutive FIFA World Cup quarterfinals, where they face France.

updated: July 01, 2014 08:06 IST
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Germany's forward Andre Schuerrle celebrates (C) with his teammates Germany's forward Thomas Mueller (R) and Germany's midfielder Mesut Ozil after scoring a goal during the first half of extra-time in the Round of 16 football match between Germany and Algeria at Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 30, 2014.


Porto Alegre: Substitute Andre Schurrle and Mesut Ozil scored in extra time Monday to lead Germany over an aggressive Algeria 2-1 and into the World Cup quarterfinals. (Matchcentre | Fixtures)

Thomas Mueller provided a cross from the left flank that was slightly behind Schurrle. The Germany forward dragged his left leg and played a backheel into the far corner in the 92nd minute, leaving goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi with no chance.

Ozil added the second in the 120th, and substitute Abdelmoumene Djabou pulled one back in injury time for Algeria.

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