Qatar 2022 Algeria beat Qatar to set up final with fellow Africans Tunisia

Algeria beat hosts Qatar 2-1 in extra-time to book a place in the Fifa Arab Cup final on Wednesday evening.

The semi-final match took place at Al Thumana Stadium where Algeria booked a final meeting with fellow Africans Tunisia.

Mohamed Muntari pulled Qatar level early in added time for the two teams to settle at 1-1 and pave the way for extra-time.

Djamel Benlamri had given Algeria the lead in the 61st minute.

However, Youssef Belaili restored Algeria’s lead in extra-time to seal the win in dramatic fashion from the penalty spot.

In another semifinal, Tunisia beat Egypt 1-0 to date fellow North Africans Algeria in the final.

Algeria reached the semi-final after finishing on second position in their group.

Starting line-ups:


Moustapha Zeghba

Abderrahmane Medjadel

Aimen Bouguerra

Mehdi Tahrat

Mohamed Tougai

Ayoub Abdellaoui

Amir Saâyoud

El Arbi Hillel Soudani

Houssem Eddine Mrezigue

Merouane Zerrouki

Zinedine Boutmène


Meshaal Aissa Barsham

Yousef Hassan

Tarek Salman

Musab Kheder

Ali Assadalla

Abdullah Al-Ahrak

Assim Madibo

Mohammed Al Bayati

Ahmed Alaa Eldin

Khalid Muneer Mazeed

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