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  • Date:25 Jun 2014
  • Kick-off:17:00
  • Venue:Estadio Beira-Rio
  • Attendance:43,285
  • Musa (3)
    Musa (46)
  • Messi (2) Messi (45) Rojo (49)
Goal!

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

93:45 +3.45

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

92:40 +2.40

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

89:49

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

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

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

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

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

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.

The game restarts for the second half.

The half-time whistle blows.

44:37

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

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

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

2:24

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.

0:31

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

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Formation:433Manager: Stephen Keshi

Nigeria

Formation: 433Manager: Alejandro Sabella

Argentina

  • Vincent Enyeama
  • Efe Ambrose
  • Joseph Yobo
  • Kenneth Omeruo
  • Juwon Oshaniwa
  • Ogenyi Onazi
  • John Mikel
  • Michael Babatunde
  • Peter Odemwingie
  • Emmanuel Emenike
  • Ahmed Musa
  • SUBS
  • Austin Ejide
  • Ejike Uzoenyi
  • Reuben Gabriel
  • Azubuike Egwuekwe
  • Ebenezer Odunlami
  • Godfrey Oboabona
  • Ramon Azeez
  • Uche Nwofor
  • Michael Uchebo
  • Shola Ameobi
  • Chigozie Agbim

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