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Nigeria vs Iceland, Worldcup 2018 GROUP STAGE

Nigeria
Iceland
2 : 0
22nd of June 2018 15:00
Finished
First half: 45  |  Second half: 45

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  • 0' - The referee blows the starting whistle. The fans are roaring. The teams are ready for the match. Nigeria is hosting Iceland for another epic battle.
  • 5' - It looks like no one’s ball. Iceland is used to counterattacking playing. None of the sides are ready to take the lead.
  • 10' - Nigeria is defending very well tonight not leaving a chance for their rivals to get through for a goal.
  • 15' - Not even hints on scoring a goal over the last 15 minutes.
  • 20' - Supporters expect more eagerness from Birkir Bjarnason, as he is very good at scoring at with 0 goals in the last 0 games.
  • 25' - Spectators are craving for more action. Both teams play very cautiously. They need to put some more energy.
  • 30' - Nigeria looks like a favorite considering 1 games won in last 1 matches with its main striker Ahmed Musa scoring 2 goals.
  • 35' - 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 Alfreð Finnbogason suffering a number of foals already.
  • 40' - 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.
  • 44' - Nigeria player sees a Yellow card in front of him.
  • 46' - The supporters are chanting for Tyronne Ebuehi. He replaces Brian Idowu on 46 minute.
  • 49' - GOAL! Ahmed Musa scores on 49. Assisted by Victor Moses
  • 54' - We miss some good tackles and strikes. Is there anyone on the field to put the game back to action?
  • 59' - It’s high time Gernot Rohr made some changes to put the his team’s game back to action.
  • 64' - Iceland is showing some good football. However, Iceland are ready to play back every minute. It might result in some problems for the home side. The game will hardly remain goalless.
  • 65' - The Iceland manager makes a substitution. Ragnar Sigurðsson departs to be replaced by Sverrir Ingi Ingason.
  • 70' - The travelling Iceland supporters hardly appreciate their team being pressed down to the backline.
  • 71' - Another change for Iceland made on 71 minute. Jón Daði Böðvarsson leaves to be changed by Björn Sigurðarson.
  • 75' - Ahmed Musa with the second goal in the match!
  • 80' - While there is no rush on the pitch, let’s have a look at some stats. Ragnar Sigurðsson made 101 appearances and scored 3 goals. He is very likely to score a goal today.
  • 85' - Another substitution for Nigeria to replace Kelechi Iheanacho by Odion Ighalo on 85 minute.
  • 87' - It is a substitution in Iceland team. Aron Einar Gunnarsson is replaced by Ari Freyr Skúlason on 87 minute.
  • 90' - The whistle greets Oghenekaro Etebo as he departs to be replaced by Alex Iwobi.
  • With this win, Nigeria is likely to improve its situation in the overall team standings.

Today 2018-06-22 Nigeria vs Iceland are fighting Worldcup league .

Nigeria had 3 games and get got 3 points in Season (2018/18)

Iceland had 3 games and get got 1 points in Season (2018/18)

Todays referees are: Matt Conger, Gianluca Rocchi, Elenito Di Liberatore, Massimiliano Irrati, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Pawel Gil, Ricardo Montero, Simon Lount, Tevita Makasini