Eden Hazard © Getty Images
Eden Hazard © Getty Images


Jun 17, 2014


Belgium will kick-off their FIFA World Cup 2014 campaign against Algeria in the first match of the day during the quadrennial football event on June 12. This is a Group H match in Estadio Mineirao Belo Horizonte. Neither team has ever gone past the semi-final of the event, and both would be looking to give a good show of themselves.


Going by history, Belgium have the upper hand against Algeria, but the two teams have only met each other twice. While Belgium won once, the other match was a draw. Belgium have scored three goals against Algeria, while the latter have scored just one.


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The FIFA World Cup 2014 will run for a month as the final is on July 13 in Rio de Janeiro. A total of 32 teams will participate in the tournament. There will be eight groups [Group A to Group H] with four teams each. All the teams will play three matches each in the group stage. A win is worth three points, while a draw will gain one point and a loss means no points will be added.


The top two teams will qualify for the Round of 16s. From there the winners will progress to the quarter-finals, then the semi-finals and the last two victorious teams will play in the final.


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