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Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez produced heroics for Algeria as he helped his nation to a point after trailing to minnows Zimbabwe.
The Foxes are without one of their main talismans for a month or so depending on how Algeria perform in the Africa Cup of Nations 2017.
During their opening game of the tournament, Mahrez bagged a brace as Algeria drew with Zimbabwe 2-2 including an exquisite first goal.
Mahrez opened the scoring with a delightful goal which the Leicester faithfuls were so used to seeing last season en route to their Premier League title winning campaign.
He picks the ball up from the right-hand side, cutting onto his wand of a left-foot to curl past the keeper:
Though Zimbabwe responded by scoring two goals before Mahrez bagged his second of the game in the 82nd minute with a long ranger, albeit dodgy keeping:
Needless to say, Twitter reacted to Mahrez's brilliance:
Damn! Just saw Mahrez' goal.- Jay (@Jxnes__) January 15, 2017
Keeper cost Zim a win, if it wasn't for his antics and nonsense Warriors would have won. Algeria's fortunate to have a world class Mahrez- Larry Hilz Gunda (@larryhilz) January 15, 2017
Mahrez performance today was better than Eden vs Everton .- - (@MomoAminikadri) January 15, 2017
Fair to say that Mahrez surpassed Eden hazard . Hazard is the second best winger behind Riyad- - (@MomoAminikadri) January 15, 2017
Mahrez proved africa why he is the best :clap::clap:- :star2: (@aimanmatdaud) January 15, 2017
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