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Afcon 2019: Algeria 2-1 Nigeria - By The Numbers

11:34 GMT+3 15/07/2019
Ahmed Musa, Sofian Feghouli - Algeria vs Nigeria
The Super Eagles' hunt for a fourth Afcon title ended in Cairo on Sunday and Goal looks at some interesting stats from the fixture

  • Henry Onyekuru - Algeria vs Nigeria

    Timely tackles in a physical game

    Algeria made 17 tackles and 76 percent of them were successful while Nigeria managed 13 tackles with a success rate of 62 percent.
  • Odion Ighalo, Jamilu Collins - Algeria vs Nigeria

    Dominated the ball but ousted

    Super Eagles had more touches [559] and made more passes [394] than Djamel Belmadi's side.
  • Wilfred Ndidi - Nigeria

    Ndidi and Etebo turned up in Cairo

    A late stunner might have dashed the Super Eagles' dreams of winning their fourth Afcon title in Egypt but the midfield duo were impressive. Wilfred Ndidi [49] and Peter Etebo [43] completed the most successful passes in the encounter. Ndidi was the only Nigeria player to complete 100 percent of his dribbles alongside Algeria's Ismael Bennacer in the match.
  • Odion Ighalo, Adlene Guedioura - Algeria vs Nigeria

    Ighalo & Musa the Samaritans

    After Algeria's Adlene Guedioura [21], Nigeria forwards Odion Ighalo [15] and Ahmed Musa [16] lost most possession the most in the encounter. Ighalo also committed the most of fouls in the game [5] 
  • Daniel Akpeyi - Nigeria

    Super Eagles put up a good fight

    Nigeria made 54 recoveries, five more than their North African foes. Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi made the most recoveries [11] in the game.