Algeria Create History: Qualify for the pre-quarterfinals for the first time

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A second-half header has made history for Vahid Halilhodzic's side, who reach the knockout stage for the first time
Algeria did enough to secure a place in the last 16 of the World Cup by holding Russia to a 1-1 draw.

An early header from Alexandr Kokorin gave Fabio Capello's men the initiative, but Islam Slimani struck the decisive blow in the second period as Igor Akinfeev failed to make contact with a cross into the box.

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