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WATCH: Leicester ace Mahrez scores cracker for Algeria!

Riyad Mahrez produced a stunning free-kick as Algeria hammered Lesotho in African Cup qualifying on Sunday.

The Leicester City winger curled home a lovely dead ball in the 18th minute to give his side a 2-0 lead in their eventual 6-0 demolition at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Blida.

Mahrez added another goal in the 74th minute while El Arabi Hillel Soudani also scored a double to take his qualifying tally to seven goals. Saphir Taider and Ryad Boudebouz were also on the scoresheet.

Algeria easily confirmed top spot in Group J of AFCON 2017 qualifying by winning five of their six matches, finishing five points clear of Ethiopia.

Their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign which kicks off next month at home against Cameroon.

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