Akorede Khameel:Aissa Mandi can not bitch for the rest. The penalty decision by VAR is comely however the query is; why after four minutes of play?
Now can Algeria, who were fair attempting to withhold onto their 1-0 lead, flip into an attacking pressure again?
Massive news for Nigeria. Horrid news for BBC Sport workers who were hoping to squeeze in a pint after work.
Odion Ighalosteps up and sends Rais M’Bolhi the defective skill.
Nigeria are degree and we are 18 minutes from extra time.
Aissa Mandi is booked for the handball. Which came about about four minutes ago now.
The referee has given the penalty!
The referee is going to occupy a uncover on the shroud shroud.
They are reviewing that possible handball. Would possibly perchance perchance or no longer it be a Nigeria penalty?
Algeria forward Sofiane Feghouli is booked for a separate offence.
Peter Etebo hits a shot. There is a penalty yowl for handball in opposition to Aissa Mandi however the ref is no longer interested.
Ahmed Musa launches in a pair of Rory Delay throw-ins but they’re headed away.
The corner is headed away and Riyad Mahrez finds Sofiane Feghouli, whose volley is high and extensive.
Free-kick to Algeria now on the skedaddle. A rare assault for them.
Algeria keeper Rais M’Bolhi catches the corner. He’d fair had a extensive face-to-face shouting match with the referee earlier than that.
Nook to Nigeria, won by some Samuel Chukwueze trickery.
Algeria are sitting relief within the intervening time. In a extensive skill.
Here is on the total a risky arrangement. They let Alex Iwobi toddle at them but his shot from distance is extensive.
Nigeria occupy a pair of lads warming up. They might possibly well well make a decision to roll the dice quickly.
Ahmed Musa stands on Adlene Guedioura’s ankle and the Algerian rolls spherical in agony.
BBC World Carrier in Cairo
Nigeria positively more up for it this half of. Ahmed Musa in explain attempting to salvage into the game more. Algeria are placing a host of men relief though. Presumably they’ve decided – this early on – to easily protect what they’ve obtained
A long spell of possession for Nigeria. Left to correct kind. Ethical to left. But they can not salvage in within the support of Algeria and at final it be cleared.