(by Andegna.com) Ethiopia suffer worst loss against Algeria at Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida, this evening, as the two met on first-leg played for the Gabon 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifiers. Walias surrendered 7 goals for Desert Foxes with sweeping tactical incompetence.
Commentators at home dubbed the game ‘shameful’ questioning the exact tactical disciple of the Ethiopian side coach, while displayed, Walias were not allowed to play their natural game neither failed to defend their line which cost the nation seriously.
Algeria opened goalless strike at the 6th minute, same Ethiopia seem to sustain ball possession on 4-1-4-1 tactical disciple. Algeria’s stiff strike position Sofiane Feghouli to score the first goal at 23rd minute.
Algeria’s opening goal changed the game spirit while the British Premier League, Leicester City side star, Riyad Mahrez repeatedly broke into the Ethiopian defense line. The host have well benefited from the right wing and produced 6 more goals by Feghouli, Islam Slimani and Safir.
Algeria could have been scored more if Brahimi was able to net the penalty awarded at 35th minute. Ethiopia’s goal keeper Tarik Getnet managed to abort best scoring opportunities made by Algerian attack, he however remain unlucky to hold as many as 7 goals at the post in a latest Ethiopia football history.
Ethiopia was once defeated by Egypt and Cote d’ivoire with 8 and 6 goals, respectively. Forward Getaneh netted a goal which was also the only attempt of the second half at 85th minute.
Algeria coach Christian Gourcuff will be escorting his team for the second leg to be played coming Tuesday in Ethiopia while his job seems to be finished at the first leg.