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Algeria secure point to progress to 2nd round

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Fabio Capello's side were poor

Algeria qualified for the second round of the World Cup for the first time in their history after drawing 1-1 with Fabio Capello's Russia.

The Russians were hot favorites prior to the game but a spirited performance from Algeria ensured their progress.

An equalizing goal from Islam Slimani ensured the point needed to progress to the next round, where Algeria will take on Germany.