Nigeria vs Argentina, Worldcup 2018 GROUP STAGE
1 : 2
26th of June 2018 18:00
First half: 45 | Second half: 45
- 0' - The referee blows the starting whistle. The fans are roaring. The teams are ready for the match. Nigeria is hosting Argentina for another epic battle.
- 5' - While players are taking a pause, let’s have a look at their stats. The teams met 1 times this season with Argentina winning 100% of all matches.
- 10' - 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.
- 14' - Goal! Lionel Messi scores his 92 goal in 220 matches.
- 19' - 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 Sergio Aguero suffering a number of foals already.
- 24' - It’s high time Gernot Rohr made some changes to put the his team’s game back to action.
- 29' - We miss some good tackles and strikes. Is there anyone on the field to put the game back to action?
- 32' - Leon Balogun was booked on 32.
- 37' - Supporters expect more eagerness from Ever Banega, as he is very good at scoring at with 0 goals in the last 0 games.
- 42' - Argentina looks like a favorite considering 1 games won in last 1 matches with its main striker Marcos Rojo scoring 1 goals.
- 46' - The Nigeria manager makes a substitution. Kelechi Iheanacho departs to be replaced by Odion Ighalo.
- 49' - Javier Mascherano was booked on 49.
- 51' - What a strike from Victor Moses! The score is 1-1.
- 56' - Argentina is showing some good football. However, Argentina are ready to play back every minute. It might result in some problems for the home side. The game will hardly remain goalless.
- 61' - Time for substitution for Argentina. Enzo Pérez is replaced by Cristian Pavón.
- 64' - Argentina receives a Yellow card for a hard tackle on 64.
- 69' - Spectators are craving for more action. Both teams play very cautiously. They need to put some more energy.
- 72' - Argentina manager makes another effort to make the tables turned. Maximiliano Meza is hanging Ángel di María on the field on 72 minute.
- 77' - It looks surprising Argentina does not make any changes. Leon Balogun has some obvious troubles when approaching to the goal.
- 80' - Sergio Agüero is replacing Nicolás Tagliafico for the Argentina side.
- 85' - Although teams showed high tempo form the start, they seem to slow down a bit. Both sides really need to catch a fire. Otherwise, we have another goalless match.
- 86' - GOAL! Marcos Rojo scores on 86. Assisted by Gabriel Mercado
- 90' - Nigeria receives a Yellow card for a hard tackle on 90.
- 90' - Time for substitution for Nigeria. Kenneth Omeruo is replaced by Alex Iwobi.
- The final score is 1-2.
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 4 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
- 17 Nicolas Otamendi
- 16 Marcos Rojo
- 3 Nicolas Tagliafico
- 19 Sergio Aguero 80'
- 11 Angel di Maria
- 13 Maximiliano Meza 72'
- 2 Gabriel Mercado
- 7 Ever Banega
- 10 Lionel Messi
- 9 Gonzalo Higuain
- 12 Franco Armani
- 15 Enzo Perez
- 22 Cristian Pavon 61'
- 14 Javier Mascherano