Germany take on Algeria for the sixth Round of 16 game at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre. The winners of this encounter will face the winner of the France vs Nigeria match in the quarter-final of the FIFA World Cup 2014. Germany are undefeated in the current campaign and look like they are in the mood to get rid of their World Cup problems by going all the way this time.
You can watch the live streaming of the Germany vs Algeria match in India at livsports.in and for the viewers in USA, you can watch the match on Espn.go.com. Football lovers can watch the live telecast of this match at Sony Six TV Channel. The kick off time is 8:00 PM GMT (1:30 am IST, July 1).
GERMANY VS ALGERIA MATCH FACTS
Algeria are the sixth African team to reach the knockout stages of a World Cup (after Morocco, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana).
Germany have reached the semi-finals of the last three World Cups. No nation has ever made the last four in four successive tournaments.
Joachim Löw’s side attempted 1999 passes (including crosses and corners) in the group stage, more than any other side.
Thomas Müller has scored nine goals in nine World Cup appearances, including four in three so far in 2014.
Müller has a shot conversion rate of 66.7% so far in the tournament, having scored four times from six shots.
Algeria’s six goals have been scored by five different players. Only Colombia (6) had more scorers during the group stages of the World Cup than Algeria.
Germany have scored the opening goal in all three of their games so far in the competition. Algeria opened the scoring twice in Group H.
Miroslav Klose needs one more goal to be the World Cup’s highest scorer. He is currently joint-top with Ronaldo (15 goals).
No team has scored more headed goals than Algeria at the tournament so far (2).