Mazembe loses 3 consecutive matches in the African Champions League for the first time in its history


Team achieved TP Mazembe The Congolese scored a negative record in its history, after it lost a double without a response to its host, Shabab Belouizdad of Algeria, in the meeting that brought the two teams together on Friday evening at the “July 5” stadium, in the fifth round of the second group, in the group stage of the competition African Champions League For the current season 2020-2021.

Mazembe suffered a defeat for the third game in a row in its history in the CAF Champions League, something that had never happened before.

Mazembe lost to South Africas Sun Downs in the third and fourth rounds, respectively, to bid farewell to the group stage for the first time since 2008, and although he did not reach the group stage on more than one occasion since 2008, it is the first time during which he is deposited. The competition has been in the group stage for 13 years.

And the Mazembe team previously achieved a negative record after losing at home to Sun Downs In the third round, as it was the first time that he lost at home in the CAF Champions League in nearly 11 years, and the last defeat the team suffered at home was in October 2009.

The Belouizdad youth team succeeded in shaking the net of the Mazembe team with two goals within two minutes, as Amir Said, the former Al-Ahly player, opened the goals of the Algerian team in the 84th minute with a strong header that fell to the left of the Congolese team goalkeeper.

Bouchou Youssef added the second goal of JSB Belouizdad in the 86th minute of the match, so that the Algerian team achieved its first victory in the group stage.

Belouizdad rose to the second group standings with 6 points, behind the South African Sun Downs team, the leader with 13 points, which had qualified for the last round, while Mazembe stopped at two points in the fourth and last place, and the tournament is officially deposited.

The Sudanese Hilal, third in Group Two with 4 points, had tied negatively with its guest Sun Downs, earlier on Friday.


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