Nigeria and Argentina will go head to head in a crucial final group game of the World Cup 2018 tomorrow at Saint Petersburg Stadium.
Kick-off: 19:00 BST
Date: Tuesday 26, June 2018
Venue: Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg
Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr is likely to continue with a three man defence formation as it worked well against Iceland.
Tyronne Ebuehi who played the second half in last game is expected to take place Brian Idowu on the left flank.
A major concern for the African side is that John Obi Mikel is doubtful with a hand injury.
Argentina will be looking to bounce back after their recent poor performances.
Boss Jorge Sampaoli is set to change team’s formation to 4-3-3.
Several star players including Ever Banega, Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain are likely to be called back in the starting eleven. Sergio Aguero might have to give his place to Higuain after his average performances in the competition.
Argentina is yet to win a game so far in this World Cup.
Nigeria have won 2 of their last 4 games against Argentina including friendlies.
Argentina have won their last 3 games against Nigeria in World Cup.
Nigeria 1 – 2 Argentina, Lionel Messi to finally break the deadlock in this decisive game.
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