Monday, November 29, 1999

FACTBOX - England v Algeria

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England play Algeria in their second Group C match of the World Cup on Friday.Where: Green Point Stadium, Cape TownCapacity: 66,000When: Friday June 18, 2030 local (1830 GMT)Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)World ranking: England 8, Algeria 30Teams: Likely formation, shirt numbers, age, caps, goals:England (4-4-2) Algeria (4-4-2)12-Robert Green 30-11-0 16-Faouzi Chaouchi 25-11-02-Glen Johnson 25-23-1 2-Majid Bougherra 27-42-418-Jamie Carragher 32-37-0 5-Rafik Halliche 23-18-16-John Terry 29-61-6 4-Antar Yahia 27-45-53-Ashley Cole 29-79-0 3-Nadir Belhadj 27-46-47-Aaron Lennon 23-18-0 13-Karim Matmour 24-24-24-Steven Gerrard 30-81-17 19-Hassan Yebda 26-10-08-Frank Lampard 31-79-20 8-Medhi Lacen 26-4-014-Gareth Barry 29-36-2 15-Karim Ziani 27-56-521-Emile Heskey 32-59-7 21-Fouad Kadir 26-3-010-Wayne Rooney 24-61-25 11-Rafik Djebbour 26-17-3Also available:23-Joe Hart 23-3-0 1-Lounes Gaouaoui 32-48-01-David James 39-50-0 7-Ryad Boudebouz 20-2-05-Michael Dawson 26-0-0 17-Adlane Guedioura 24-3-011-Joe Cole 28-54-10 10-Rafik Saifi 35-61-1815-Matthew Upson 31-19-1 14-Abdelkader Laifaoui 28-7-013-Stephen Warnock 28-1-0 18-Carl Medjani 25-0-022-Michael Carrick 28-22-0 6-Yazid Mansouri 32-67-016-James Milner 24-9-0 12-Habib Belaid 24-1-017-Shaun Wright-Phillips 28-32-6 22-Djamel Abdoun 24-7-019-Jermain Defoe 27-40-11 20-Djamel Mesbah 23-1-09-Peter Crouch 29-39-21 23-Rais Ouheb Mbouli 24-1-0Trainer - Fabio Capello Rabah SaadaneInjured - 20-Ledley King 29-21-2 NoneSuspended - None 9-Abdelkader Ghezzal 25-20-3Changes:* Despite his howler against United States, England goalkeeper Robert Green is expected to retain his place.England manager Fabio Capello has said Gareth Barry will return to the starting line-up with James Milner expected to make way.* Algeria are expected to name an unchanged line-up after their 1-0 loss to Slovenia.Key stats:* England have never lost any of their 15 matches against African opposition.* Algerian forward Abdelkader Ghezzal was sent off just 15 minutes after coming on as a substitute in their opening 1-0 defeat by Slovenia.No previous meetingsGROUP C STANDINGS:P W D L F A PTSSlovenia 1 1 0 0 1 0 3England 1 0 1 0 1 1 1United States 1 0 1 0 1 1 1Algeria 1 0 0 1 0 1 0Group resultsJune 12England 1 United States 1June 13Algeria 0 Slovenia 1FixturesJune 18Slovenia v United States, Ellis Park 1400 GMTJune 23Slovenia v England, Port Elizabeth 1400 GMTUnited States v Algeria, Pretoria 1400 GMT- - - -(Compiled by Patrick Johnston; Editing by Tom Pilcher)

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