Nigeria vs Argentina, Worldcup 2022 GROUP STAGE
1 : 2
26th of June 2018 18:00
First half: 45 | Second half: 45
- 0' - In just a few seconds will turn into a battlefield for Nigeria and Argentina.
- 5' - Nigeria seems to be on a short break. The game is mainly concentrated in the center. It’s high time they got back to action. Otherwise, it looks like a goalless game.
- 10' - The teams are not in a rush to score plenty of goals. It might look strange considering Nigeria that had 4 games and scored 4 goals.
- 14' - Goal! Lionel Messi scores his 167 goal in 340 matches.
- 19' - Nigeria is showing some good football. However, Nigeria are ready to play back every minute. It might result in some problems for the home side. The game will hardly remain goalless.
- 24' - It looks surprising Argentina does not make any changes. Franco Armani has some obvious troubles when approaching to the goal.
- 29' - The referee is likely to let players tackle, as he already missed some meaty challenges during opening seconds. He is still to establish what should not be done by the players and what is acceptable on the pitch. It’s going to be a tough game for Javier Mascherano suffering a number of foals already.
- 32' - Nigeria player sees a Yellow card in front of him.
- 37' - Supporters expect more eagerness from Angel di Maria, as he is very good at scoring at with 0 goals in the last 0 games.
- 42' - Spectators are craving for more action. Both teams play very cautiously. They need to put some more energy.
- 46' - Another change for Nigeria made on 46 minute. Kelechi Iheanacho leaves to be changed by Odion Ighalo.
- 49' - Argentina receives a Yellow card for a hard tackle on 49.
- 51' - What an equalizer from Victor Moses!
- 56' - Francis Uzoho has certainly something to prove this evening. He made 0 appearances with only 0 goals this season.
- 61' - Another substitution for Argentina to replace Enzo Perez by Cristian Pavon on 61 minute.
- 64' - That looks like a foul for a Yellow card for Ever Banega.
- 69' - Nigeria is defending very well tonight not leaving a chance for their rivals to get through for a goal.
- 72' - Maximiliano Meza is replacing Angel di Maria for the Argentina side.
- 77' - Spectators do not have much to choose from both teams. The sides had several scoring chances but they still need a bit more than just a sight of a goal.
- 80' - It is a substitution in Argentina team. Nicolas Tagliafico is replaced by Sergio Aguero on 80 minute.
- 85' - Nicolas Otamendi needs to be pretty careful with his discipline considering 0 Red cards this season.
- 86' - Goal! Marcos Rojo scores his 5 goal in 235 matches.
- 90' - A meaty challenge results in booking for John Obi Mikel on 90.
- 90' - It is a substitution in Nigeria team. Kenneth Omeruo is replaced by Alex Iwobi on 90 minute.
- With this win, Argentina is likely to improve its situation in the overall team standings.
Today 2018-06-26 Nigeria vs Argentina are fighting Worldcup league .
Nigeria had 3 games and get got 3 points in Season (2018/18)
Argentina had 3 games and get got 6 points in Season (2018/18)
Todays referees are: Daniele Orsato, Massimiliano Irrati, Pawel Sokolnicki, Bjorn Kuipers, Sander van Roekel, Cuneyt Cakιr, Bahattin Duran, Tarik Ongun, Pawel Gil
Captain10 John Obi Mikel
- 23 Francis Uzoho
- 22 Kenneth Omeruo
- 18 Alex Iwobi 90'
- 2 Brian Idowu
- 5 William Troost-Ekong
- 6 Leon Balogun
- 10 John Obi Mikel
- 11 Victor Moses
- 4 Wilfred Ndidi
- 8 Oghenekaro Etebo
- 7 Ahmed Musa
- 13 Simeon Nwankwo 90'
- 14 Kelechi Iheanacho
- 9 Odion Ighalo 46'
Captain10 Lionel Messi
- 12 Franco Armani
- 17 Nicolas Otamendi
- 2 Gabriel Mercado
- 16 Marcos Rojo
- 3 Nicolas Tagliafico
- 19 Sergio Aguero 80'
- 14 Javier Mascherano
- 11 Angel di Maria
- 13 Maximiliano Meza 72'
- 7 Ever Banega
- 15 Enzo Perez
- 22 Cristian Pavon 61'
- 10 Lionel Messi
- 9 Gonzalo Higuain