Jeff Gross

Belgium vs. Algeria, 2014 World Cup: Red Devils complete comeback

Belgium got off to a terrible start against Algeria, conceding an awful penalty, but they scored twice in the second half to grab a 2-1 win.

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Algeria are SO SAD

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Belgium come from behind against Algeria

Belgium came from behind to beat a stubborn Algeria 2-1 in their World Cup opener.

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Hazard, Mertens combine to put Belgium ahead

Belgium were pretty bad in the first half against Algeria and didn't get off to a great start in the second half either, but Marc Wilmots' substitutions have made the difference for the Red Devils. Sub Marouane Fellaini scored their first goal and Dries Mertens has completed their comeback, firing them ahead 2-1, with another.

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The turn and pass by Eden Hazard on this goal was incredible.

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Fellaini makes it 1-1 with a header

Belgium were struggling to create anything, so they went to Plan B: Substitute on a large person and kick the ball at his head. It worked well. Marouane Fellaini has scored to level this match at 1-1 and break the hearts of Algeria.

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He's 6'4", or 7'0" with the afro.

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How's this game going for Belgium?

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Not great, Bob!

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Algeria lead off dumb penalty

Belgium won't be World Cup dark horses for long if they struggle against Algeria. Jan Vertonghen committed a horrible foul on Sofiane Feghouli in the box in the 24th minute, clipping him and pulling his shirt. The referee correctly pointed to the spot for this offense, and Feghouli scored.

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Awful start, Belgium.

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Belgium vs. Algeria: Lineups

Algeria have gone defensive for their World Cup opener against Belgium.

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Algeria capable of upsetting Belgium

Algeria may be one of the most underrated sides heading into this World Cup, and could cause an upset against Belgium in their first group game.

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