Defending African Cup of Nations champions Algeria face elimination in the group stage of this year’s tournament after a shock 1-0 loss to Equatorial Guinea.
Esteban Obiang’s second-half goal proved to be the defining moment and sealed arguably the greatest result in Equatorial Guinean football history.
Algeria, who tasted AFCON glory in 2019, start their final group game bottom of Group E with just one point from two games.
It’s the first time the Greens have lost a game since October 2018. They finished two games short of the Italian world record of 37 unbeaten set last year.
The North African side had two goals ruled out in a scrappy encounter in Cameroon.
Algeria must now beat Ivory Coast in their last group game on Thursday to have any chance of avoiding an early exit from the tournament.
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