• KO
    • Kickoff
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • On: Kily González | Off: Claudio López
  • 48
    • On: Pius Ikedia | Off: Nwankwo Kanu
  • 51
    • Walter Adrián Samuel Yellow Card
  • 63
    • Gabriel Batistuta Goal
  • 73
    • Efe Sodje Yellow Card
  • 73
    • On: Justice Christopher | Off: Efe Sodje
  • 78
    • On: Pablo Aimar | Off: Juan Sebastián Verón
  • 81
    • On: Hernán Crespo | Off: Gabriel Batistuta
  • 90
    • Diego Pablo Simeone Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Argentina Logo Argentina ARG Nigeria NGA Nigeria Logo
Argentina
No. Name
Saves 2
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
78' 16  Pablo Aimar
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 7
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
81' 19  Hernán Crespo
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
46' 18  Kily González
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Ibaraki Kashima
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  • Ibaraki

Match Commentary

92' An excellent performance from the Argentinians - probably the most impressive team in the tournament so far. Veron and Ortega were dominant, and Batistuta showed he can still score.
92' And that's the final whistle. A winning start for Argentina, and a merited win.
92' Okocha tries for the equaliser but Cavallero blocks

Match Stats

ARG
NGA

Possession

0% 0%

Shots (on Goal)

18 (9)
7 (2)
ARG NGA
14 Fouls 19
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
11 Corner Kicks 3
2 Saves 8

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