Islam Slimani

Date of birth18 June 1988
Place of birthAlgiers
NationalityAlgerian
Weight75 kg
Height1.86 m
PositionForward

Islam Slimani was called up for Algeria's 2014 World Cup squad.

He joined Leicester City in August 2016 with a five-year contract for a reported club record fee of £29million.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
JSM Cheraga 01 Jul 2006 01 Jul 2009
CR Belouizdad 01 Jul 2009 06 Aug 2013
Sporting Clube Portugal 06 Aug 2013 31 Aug 2016
Leicester City 31 Aug 2016
Newcastle United 31 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 L
Fenerbahçe 11 Aug 2018 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2014-15 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Champions League 6
2
2014-15 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Europa League
1
2015-16 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Champions League 1
1
1
1
2015-16 Sporting Clube Portugal UEFA Europa League 1
6
1
2016-17 Leicester City FA Cup
1
2016-17 Leicester City Premier League 13
10
7
1
2016-17 Leicester City UEFA Champions League 3
2
1
2
2017-18 Leicester City FA Cup 2
2017-18 Leicester City League Cup 3
4
1
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League 2
10
1
2017-18 Leicester City Premier League Asia Trophy 2
1
2017-18 Newcastle United Premier League 1
3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Sep 2014 NK Maribor v Sporting Clube Portugal D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
30 Sep 2014 Sporting Clube Portugal v Chelsea L 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
21 Oct 2014 Schalke 04 v Sporting Clube Portugal L 4-3 UEFA Champions League Group G
05 Nov 2014 Sporting Clube Portugal v Schalke 04 W 4-2 UEFA Champions League Group G
25 Nov 2014 Sporting Clube Portugal v NK Maribor W 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
10 Dec 2014 Chelsea v Sporting Clube Portugal L 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
26 Feb 2015 Sporting Clube Portugal v VfL Wolfsburg D 0-0
Agg: 0-2
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
18 Aug 2015 Sporting Clube Portugal v CSKA Moscow W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
26 Aug 2015 CSKA Moscow v Sporting Clube Portugal L 3-1
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg
17 Sep 2015 Sporting Clube Portugal v Lokomotiv Moskva L 1-3 UEFA Europa League Group H
01 Oct 2015 Besiktas v Sporting Clube Portugal D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Group H
22 Oct 2015 Sporting Clube Portugal v KF Skenderbeu Korce W 5-1 UEFA Europa League Group H
26 Nov 2015 Lokomotiv Moscow v Sporting Clube Portugal W 2-4 UEFA Europa League Group H
10 Dec 2015 Sporting Clube Portugal v Besiktas W 3-1 UEFA Europa League Group H
18 Feb 2016 Sporting Clube Portugal v Bayer Leverkusen L 0-1 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
25 Feb 2016 Bayer Leverkusen v Sporting Clube Portugal L 3-1
Agg: 4-1
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2011-12 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations 1
2
2011-12 Algeria FIFA World Cup 1
1
2012-13 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
2012-13 Algeria FIFA World Cup 2
1
3
2012-13 Algeria International Friendly 1
1
1
2013-14 Algeria FIFA World Cup 5
1
2
2013-14 Algeria International Friendly 2
2
1
2014-15 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations 6
1
2
2014-15 Algeria International Friendly 1
2015-16 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations 3
3
2
2015-16 Algeria FIFA World Cup 2
4
1
2015-16 Algeria International Friendly 1
2016-17 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations 4
2
2016-17 Algeria FIFA World Cup 2
2017-18 Algeria FIFA World Cup 2
1
1
2017-18 Algeria International Friendly 1
2
1
2018-19 Algeria Africa Cup of Nations
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Jun 2012 Mali v Algeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group H
15 Jun 2012 Algeria v Gambia W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations 1st round 2nd leg
09 Sep 2012 Libya v Algeria W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd qualifying round 1st leg
14 Oct 2012 Algeria v Libya W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
12 Jan 2013 South Africa v Algeria D 0-0 International Friendly
22 Jan 2013 Tunisia v Algeria L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
26 Jan 2013 Algeria v Togo L 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
30 Jan 2013 Algeria v Ivory Coast D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
26 Mar 2013 Algeria v Benin W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group H
02 Jun 2013 Algeria v Burkina Faso W 2-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2013 Benin v Algeria W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group H
16 Jun 2013 Rwanda v Algeria W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group H
14 Aug 2013 Algeria v Guinea D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Oct 2013 Burkina Faso v Algeria L 3-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
19 Nov 2013 Algeria v Burkina Faso W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
05 Mar 2014 Algeria v Slovenia W 2-0 International Friendly
31 May 2014 Algeria v Armenia W 3-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2014 Algeria v Romania W 2-1 International Friendly
17 Jun 2014 Belgium v Algeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
22 Jun 2014 Korea Republic v Algeria W 2-4 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
26 Jun 2014 Algeria v Russia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group H
30 Jun 2014 Germany v Algeria L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
06 Sep 2014 Ethiopia v Algeria W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
10 Sep 2014 Algeria v Mali W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
15 Oct 2014 Algeria v Malawi W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
15 Nov 2014 Algeria v Ethiopia W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
19 Nov 2014 Mali v Algeria L 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
01 Feb 2015 Ivory Coast v Algeria L 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
26 Mar 2015 Qatar v Algeria L 1-0 International Friendly
13 Jun 2015 Algeria v Seychelles W 4-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group J
06 Sep 2015 Lesotho v Algeria W 1-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group J
09 Oct 2015 Algeria v Guinea L 1-2 International Friendly
14 Nov 2015 Tanzania v Algeria D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Africa preliminary round
17 Nov 2015 Algeria v Tanzania W 7-0 FIFA World Cup Africa preliminary round
25 Mar 2016 Algeria v Ethiopia W 7-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group J
29 Mar 2016 Ethiopia v Algeria D 3-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group J
04 Sep 2016 Algeria v Lesotho W 6-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group J
09 Oct 2016 Algeria v Cameroon D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
12 Nov 2016 Nigeria v Algeria L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
15 Jan 2017 Algeria v Zimbabwe D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
19 Jan 2017 Algeria v Tunisia L 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
23 Jan 2017 Senegal v Algeria D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
11 Jun 2017 Algeria v Togo W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D
02 Sep 2017 Zambia v Algeria L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
05 Sep 2017 Algeria v Zambia L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
10 Nov 2017 Algeria v Nigeria W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group B
27 Mar 2018 Algeria v Iran L 1-2 International Friendly
01 Jun 2018 Algeria v Cape Verde Islands L 2-3 International Friendly
07 Jun 2018 Portugal v Algeria L 3-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2018 Gambia v Algeria D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group D


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.