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  • FIFA World Cup
  • Date: Wed 25 June 2014
  • Kick-off: 17:00
  • Venue: Estadio Beira-Rio
Nigeria

Nigeria

Musa 3"

Musa 46"

2 - 3
Argentina

Argentina

Messi 2"

Messi 45"

Rojo 49"

Nigeria vs Argentina


Team Lineups

Nigeria

1 Enyeama
5 Ambrose
2 Yobo
22 Omeruo
13 Oshaniwa
17 Onazi
10 Mikel
18 Babatunde
8 Odemwingie
9 Emenike
7 Musa3"46"
Substitutes
16 Ejide
3 Uzoenyi
4 Gabriel
6 Egwuekwe
12 Odunlami
14 Oboabona
15 Azeez
19 Nwofor
20 Uchebo
23 Ameobi
21 Agbim

Argentina

1 Romero
4 Zabaleta
17 Fernandez
2 Garay
16 Rojo49"
5 Gago
14 Mascherano
7 Di Maria
10 Messi2"45"
9 Higuain
20 Aguero
Substitutes
12 Orion
3 Campagnaro
6 Biglia
8 Perez
11 Maxi Rodriguez
13 Fernandez
15 Demichelis
18 Palacio
19 Alvarez
22 Lavezzi
23 Basanta
21 Andujar

Possession Stats

33%
67%

Form Guide - FIFA World Cup

Nigeria

D W L L

Argentina

W W W W W D L


Live Text Commentary
93:45 +3.45
 

Ricardo Alvarez fouled by Ogenyi Onazi, the ref awards a free kick.

92:40 +2.4
 

The official flags Angel Di Maria offside. Kenneth Omeruo restarts play with the free kick.

Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

89:49
Substitution
 

Lucas Biglia on for Gonzalo Higuain.

89:09
 

Javier Mascherano takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama safely holds on.

87:34
 

Corner taken by Ahmed Musa.

86:57
 

Efe Ambrose takes a shot. Joseph Yobo gets a block in.

84:43
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama parries the effort to safety.

83:53
 

Emmanuel Emenike takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

81:12
 

Ahmed Musa takes a short corner.

80:15
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gonzalo Higuain on Efe Ambrose. John Mikel restarts play with the free kick.

79:40
Substitution
 

Uche Nwofor comes on in place of Peter Odemwingie.

79:15
 

Header at goal by Ezequiel Garay misses to the right.

78:59
 

Corner taken short by Ezequiel Lavezzi.

78:08
 

Ahmed Musa takes a shot. Blocked by Pablo Zabaleta.

77:37
 

Ezequiel Lavezzi decides to take the corner short.

77:08
 

Ezequiel Lavezzi takes a shot. A parry by Vincent Enyeama prevents the goal.

76:15
 

Ogenyi Onazi challenges Ricardo Alvarez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Angel Di Maria restarts play with the free kick.

75:48
 

Shot by Peter Odemwingie. Sergio Romero catches the ball.

74:28
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Emmanuel Emenike. Free kick taken by Sergio Romero.

73:37
 

Shot by Ahmed Musa went harmlessly over the bar.

73:17
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Peter Odemwingie. Clearance by Gonzalo Higuain.

73:04
 

The ball is crossed by Peter Odemwingie. Marcos Rojo gets a block in.

70:23
 

Unfair challenge on Michael Uchebo by Ezequiel Lavezzi results in a free kick. Free kick taken by John Mikel.

68:30
 

Short corner worked by Ezequiel Lavezzi.

66:15
 

Peter Odemwingie gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Javier Mascherano. Fernando Gago takes the free kick.

65:15
Substitution
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ezequiel Lavezzi. Lionel Messi leaves the field to be replaced by Ricardo Alvarez. Michael Babatunde leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Uchebo. Clearance made by Kenneth Omeruo.

61:09
 

John Mikel takes a shot. Sergio Romero catches the ball.

60:56
 

Corner taken by Michael Babatunde. Clearance made by Marcos Rojo.

60:25
 

Centre by Ahmed Musa. Blocked by Marcos Rojo.

58:51
 

Lionel Messi has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.

57:28
 

Corner taken by Lionel Messi from the right by-line. Clearance made by Kenneth Omeruo.

56:05
 

Ogenyi Onazi challenges Lionel Messi unfairly and gives away a free kick. Fernando Gago takes the free kick.

54:42
 

Lionel Messi is ruled offside. Vincent Enyeama takes the free kick.

54:12
 

Gonzalo Higuain takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama parries the ball away.

53:28
 

Michael Babatunde concedes a free kick for a foul on Fernando Gago. Free kick taken by Federico Fernandez.

49:23
Goal
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama turns it away with a diving stop. Corner taken by Ezequiel Lavezzi. Marcos Rojo slots the ball right footed into the goal. Nigeria 2-3 Argentina.Assist on the goal came from Ezequiel Lavezzi. Ezequiel Lavezzi fouled by Juwon Oshaniwa, the ref awards a free kick. Juwon Oshaniwa is given a yellow card. Free kick taken by Lionel Messi.

47:56
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Ezequiel Lavezzi by Kenneth Omeruo results in a free kick. Kenneth Omeruo booked. Free kick crossed by Lionel Messi restarts the game.

46:54
Goal
 

Ahmed Musa scores a right footed goal. Nigeria 2-2 Argentina.The assist for the goal came from Emmanuel Emenike.

46:05
 

Unfair challenge on Javier Mascherano by Michael Babatunde results in a free kick. Sergio Romero takes the free kick.

Half time
 

The half-time whistle blows.

44:37
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Lionel Messi by Kenneth Omeruo results in a free kick. Lionel Messi hits the back of the net with a direct shot from the free kick. Nigeria 1-2 Argentina.

42:37
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ezequiel Lavezzi by John Mikel. Strike on goal comes in from Lionel Messi from the free kick. Vincent Enyeama dives and deflects the ball away.Angel Di Maria decides to take the corner short.

38:35
 

Corner taken by Angel Di Maria. Gonzalo Higuain takes a shot. Fine finger tip save by Vincent Enyeama.Corner taken by Angel Di Maria from the left by-line. Clearance by Kenneth Omeruo.

35:11
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Emmanuel Emenike by Javier Mascherano results in a free kick. Ezequiel Lavezzi replaces Sergio Aguero. Free kick crossed by Michael Babatunde. Joseph Yobo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Federico Fernandez. Sergio Romero restarts play with the free kick.

32:28
 

Gonzalo Higuain gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Vincent Enyeama. Free kick taken by Vincent Enyeama.

32:17
 

Corner taken by Lionel Messi.

31:57
 

Sergio Aguero takes a shot. Blocked by Juwon Oshaniwa.

30:21
 

The ball is crossed by Angel Di Maria. Header at goal by Marcos Rojo to the left of the net.

30:09
 

Short corner worked by Lionel Messi.

29:38
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama dives and deflects the ball away.

28:44
 

Foul by Emmanuel Emenike on Javier Mascherano, free kick awarded. Javier Mascherano takes the free kick.

26:25
 

Peter Odemwingie takes a shot.

24:34
 

Shot by Angel Di Maria went wide right of the post.

20:47
 

Michael Babatunde takes a shot. Blocked by Ezequiel Garay.

18:40
 

Lionel Messi fouled by Juwon Oshaniwa, the ref awards a free kick. Lionel Messi restarts play with the free kick.

16:33
 

Corner taken by Lionel Messi from the right by-line. Vincent Enyeama safely holds on.

14:36
 

Efe Ambrose challenges Federico Fernandez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Federico Fernandez restarts play with the free kick.

9:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Juwon Oshaniwa on Sergio Aguero. Fernando Gago takes the free kick.

8:34
 

Gonzalo Higuain takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

8:10
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama parries the ball away.

7:48
 

Foul by Emmanuel Emenike on Marcos Rojo, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Marcos Rojo.

3:47
Goal
 

Ahmed Musa scores a right footed goal. Nigeria 1-1 Argentina.Assist by Michael Babatunde.

2:24
Goal
 

Angel Di Maria takes a shot. Vincent Enyeama parries the ball but the danger is not over. Lionel Messi slots the ball left footed into the goal. Nigeria 0-1 Argentina.

1:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Odemwingie on Pablo Zabaleta. Ezequiel Garay takes the free kick.

:31
 

Pablo Zabaleta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Juwon Oshaniwa. Free kick taken by Juwon Oshaniwa.

Kick off
 

The match gets underway.