FIFA WORLD CUP

Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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Nigeria

  • Ahmed Musa 4'
  • Ahmed Musa 47'

2 - 3

FT

Argentina

  • Lionel Messi 3'
  • Lionel Messi 45' +1'
  • Marcos Rojo 50'
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  • 90'

    Second Half ends, Nigeria 2, Argentina 3.

  • 90'

    Ricardo Álvarez (Argentina) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 90'

    Foul by Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria).

  • 90'

    Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 90'

    Foul by Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina).

  • 90'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 90'

    Substitution, Argentina. Lucas Biglia replaces Gonzalo Higuaín.

  • 90'

    Delay in match Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria) because of an injury.

  • 90'

    Attempt saved. Javier Mascherano (Argentina) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Fernando Gago.

  • 87'

    Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Ezequiel Garay.

  • 87'

    Attempt blocked. Efe Ambrose (Nigeria) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ogenyi Onazi.

  • 85'

    Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Gonzalo Higuaín with a through ball.

  • 84'

    Attempt missed. Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by John Obi Mikel.

  • 82'

    Attempt blocked. Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 82'

    Attempt blocked. Michael Uchebo (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Uche Nwofor.

  • 81'

    Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Federico Fernández.

  • 81'

    Foul by Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina).

  • 81'

    Efe Ambrose (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 80'

    Substitution, Nigeria. Uche Nwofor replaces Peter Odemwingie.

  • 80'

    Attempt missed. Ezequiel Garay (Argentina) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ángel Di María with a cross following a corner.

  • 79'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Efe Ambrose.

  • 79'

    Attempt blocked. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Emmanuel Emenike with a through ball.

  • 78'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  • 78'

    Attempt saved. Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ángel Di María.

  • 77'

    Ricardo Álvarez (Argentina) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 77'

    Foul by Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria).

  • 75'

    Offside, Nigeria. Michael Uchebo tries a through ball, but Emmanuel Emenike is caught offside.

  • 74'

    Attempt missed. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Peter Odemwingie with a cross.

  • 73'

    Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Marcos Rojo.

  • 71'

    Foul by Pablo Zabaleta (Argentina).

  • 71'

    Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  • 69'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Juwon Oshaniwa.

  • 67'

    Javier Mascherano (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 67'

    Foul by Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria).

  • 66'

    Substitution, Nigeria. Michael Uchebo replaces Michel Babatunde because of an injury.

  • 66'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 64'

    Delay in match Michel Babatunde (Nigeria) because of an injury.

  • 63'

    Substitution, Argentina. Ricardo Álvarez replaces Lionel Messi.

  • 62'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Kenneth Omeruo.

  • 62'

    Attempt blocked. Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  • 62'

    Attempt saved. John Obi Mikel (Nigeria) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  • 61'

    Corner, Nigeria. Conceded by Marcos Rojo.

  • 59'

    Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Marcos Rojo.

  • 57'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Kenneth Omeruo.

  • 57'

    Lionel Messi (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 57'

    Foul by Michel Babatunde (Nigeria).

  • 55'

    Offside, Argentina. Pablo Zabaleta tries a through ball, but Lionel Messi is caught offside.

  • 55'

    Attempt saved. Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a through ball.

  • 54'

    Foul by Michel Babatunde (Nigeria).

  • 54'

    Fernando Gago (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 51'

    Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 51'

    Foul by Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria).

  • 51'

    Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 50'

    Goal! Nigeria 2, Argentina 3. Marcos Rojo (Argentina) right footed shot from very close range to the top right corner following a corner.

  • 50'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  • 50'

    Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

  • 49'

    Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  • 48'

    Foul by Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria).

  • 48'

    Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 47'

    Goal! Nigeria 2, Argentina 2. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Emmanuel Emenike.

  • 47'

    Javier Mascherano (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 47'

    Foul by Michel Babatunde (Nigeria).

  • 45'

    Second Half begins Nigeria 1, Argentina 2.

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    Match ends, Nigeria 2, Argentina 3.

  • 45'

    First Half ends, Nigeria 1, Argentina 2.

  • 45'

    Goal! Nigeria 1, Argentina 2. Lionel Messi (Argentina) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

  • 45'

    Lionel Messi (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 45'

    Foul by Kenneth Omeruo (Nigeria).

  • 44'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  • 44'

    Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  • 43'

    Foul by John Obi Mikel (Nigeria).

  • 43'

    Ezequiel Lavezzi (Argentina) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 39'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  • 39'

    Attempt saved. Federico Fernández (Argentina) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Ángel Di María with a cross.

  • 39'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Emmanuel Emenike.

  • 38'

    Foul by Joseph Yobo (Nigeria).

  • 38'

    Federico Fernández (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 38'

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  • 38'

    Substitution, Argentina. Ezequiel Lavezzi replaces Sergio Agüero because of an injury.

  • 37'

    Delay in match Sergio Agüero (Argentina) because of an injury.

  • 36'

    Foul by Javier Mascherano (Argentina).

  • 36'

    Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  • 33'

    Vincent Enyeama (Nigeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 33'

    Foul by Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina).

  • 32'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Juwon Oshaniwa.

  • 32'

    Attempt blocked. Sergio Agüero (Argentina) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

  • 31'

    Attempt missed. Marcos Rojo (Argentina) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ángel Di María with a cross following a corner.

  • 30'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Vincent Enyeama.

  • 30'

    Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lionel Messi.

  • 29'

    Javier Mascherano (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 29'

    Foul by Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria).

  • 27'

    Attempt missed. Peter Odemwingie (Nigeria) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Efe Ambrose.

  • 21'

    Attempt blocked. Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Efe Ambrose.

  • 19'

    Lionel Messi (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 19'

    Foul by Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria).

  • 17'

    Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Ogenyi Onazi.

  • 15'

    Ángel Di María (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 15'

    Foul by Ogenyi Onazi (Nigeria).

  • 10'

    Sergio Agüero (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  • 10'

    Foul by Juwon Oshaniwa (Nigeria).

  • 9'

    Attempt missed. Gonzalo Higuaín (Argentina) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a through ball.

  • 9'

    Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Fernando Gago.

  • 8'

    Marcos Rojo (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  • 8'

    Foul by Emmanuel Emenike (Nigeria).

  • 4'

    Goal! Nigeria 1, Argentina 1. Ahmed Musa (Nigeria) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michel Babatunde.

  • 3'

    Goal! Nigeria 0, Argentina 1. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

  • 3'

    Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Javier Mascherano.

  • 1'

    Offside, Argentina. Pablo Zabaleta tries a through ball, but Sergio Agüero is caught offside.

  •  

    Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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    First Half begins.

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Goal Shot Video
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  • Shots (on goal)

  • tackles

  • Fouls

  • possession

  • Nigeria

  • 12(7)

  • 20

  • 17

  • 43%

    57%

  • Argentina

  • 18(13)

  • 18

  • 6

Match Stats

  • Nigeria
  • Argentina
12(7) Shots (on goal) 18(13)
17 Fouls 6
4 Corner kicks 12
1 Offsides 2
43% Time of Possession 57%
2 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
9 Saves 1
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