TP Mazembe eye MC Alger scalp in Lubumbashi

TP Mazembe eye MC Alger scalp in Lubumbashi
Ben Malango Ngita of TP Mazembe

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Monday Jul 16, 2018. 14:00

TP Mazembe will face off with MC Alger in the 2018 CAF Champions League Group B match at the Stade TP Mazembe in DR Congo on Tuesday.

Kick-off is at 14h00 CAT.

The Ravens are continued their good start in Group B with a 2-0 win over Moroccan side Difaa El Jadida in a game which was played in El Jadida last May.

As a result, Mazembe are placed at the top of Group B table with six points from two games having defeated Algerian side ES Setif 4-1 in their first group game.

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) giants are two points above second-placed Alger, who are still unbeaten in the group stage.

Mazembe head coach Mihayo Kazembe will be looking to mastermind a victory over Alger with four games left.

The victory would see the Ravens maintain their lead at the top of Group B standings.

Elia Meschak and Ben Mlango are Mazembe's two key attackers and they will be keen to help their team win.

Meanwhile, Alger registered a 1-0 win over fellow ES Setif in a match which was played in Setif last May.

The victory took the Dean to second place on Group B log with four points from two games having drawn with Moroccan side Difaa El Jadida in their first group game.

The Algerian outfit is two points behind the leaders with four matched left.

Bernard Casoni, the Alger head coach, will be hoping to guide his side to victory over the Ravens.

Zakaria Haddouche and Hichem Nekkache are important members of the Dean team and they will look to play an instrumental role in helping their team win in DRC.

Angolan match referee Hélder Martins de Carvalho will be in charge of the game between Mazembe and Alger.





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