The coach of the Algerian team Georges Leekens has criticized his team poor defensive set up, which allowed Victor Moses time and space to score a brace in Nigeria 3-1 win over the Desert Foxes.
Moses scored the opener for Nigeria after 25th minute before adding another minutes into time added on to help Nigeria secure a comprehensive 3-1 win over Algeria.
” Iheanacho was full of running and my defenders couldn’t handle him. The space he created by dragging them was what allowed Victor Moses the chance to score twice” He said at the post match conference.
” We know the threat of Nigeria going forward, so we should have defended better especially in our box. We have seen our mistakes and we will hopefully correct them before our next game”.
The victory extended Nigeria’s lead at the top of group B to four points with Algeria now occupying the basement position in the group, due to an inferior goal difference even though they are on same point with Zambia.