A victory in the last group matches for both Iceland and Argentina would see both teams on 4 points (The Blazers’ would emerge top of the group standing with 6 points but the Eagles’ would be at the bottom of the log on 3 points).
Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas believes Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is currently struggling at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia because of pressure for him to deliver from his country. Argentina will face Nigeria in next game.
Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling has made it clear that his six-year-old daughter Melody is a Liverpool fans and supports Egypt international Mohamed Salah. The Englishman stressed that Melody sings about Salah.
Gernot Rohr who is the head coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria has backed his players to go for a win against Argentina in their last Group D game at the 2018 Russia World Cup. Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday, June 22.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has lashed out at Barcelona star Lionel Messi for failing to lift Argentina after their 3-0 defeat to Croatia on Thursday, June 21.La Albiceleste lost 3-0 to Croatia in their second group game
Switzerland on Friday night, June 22, came back from a goal down to defeat Serbia 2-1 in their second Group E game at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Mitrovic scored first for Serbia before Arsenal star Granit Xhaka restored parity.
The Super Eagles have turned the table around in their favour following the 2-0 victory over Iceland in their second match. Two second half goals from Musa gave the Green and White the all important win against the Scandinavians.
Some Nigerian fans in Austria have called on Super Eagles and Leicester City star Ahmed Musa to run for the country’s presidency. The former CSKA Moscow man is part of the national team to represent the country in Russia 2018.
Nigeria will stand a chance to get their 2018 World Cup campaign back on track when they host Iceland at the Volgograd Arena on Friday, June 22. The Super Eagles suffered an opening game defeat to Croatia over the weekend.
"I saw Argentinians falling on the floor and crying like girls.We were firmer, better, had better chances. They will have to do well in the next game [against Nigeria] to progress to the second round, if they even progress."
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has taken a bit of time for himself after a busy pre-season with the Anfield giants. The Reds boss has been hard at work trying to shape his squad for next season following their grueling season.
South American giants’ Brazil finally got a well-deserved win after Philippe Coutinho and Neymar’s added time goals help break down the hard fighting Costa Rica 2-0 in Friday’s Group E fixture at the Krestovsky Stadium.
Every Super Eagles player have been promised a sum $20,000 if they beat Iceland today at the Volgograd Stadium in Russia, Sportinglife reports. It was also revealed the $20,000 was in fulfillment of an agreement made.
The ex-Juventus and Real Madrid forward opened his goals’ account after his £75million switch to Stamford Bridge, it didn’t take time before the Spanish international started struggling to find form as he was also hit by injury.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi might end his international boot following Argentina's massive defeat to Croatia in their World Cup Group D clash. Rebic, Modric and Rakitic score to help the Croats beat the south American side.
The Albiceleste’s next match at the ongoing 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia comes up on Tuesday June 26, at Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg when they battle Nigeria’s Super Eagles in their last Group D game.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has stated clearly that his players will be ready for the next FIFA World Cup tournament which will be Qatar 2022. He explained that only Mikel and Victor Moses are experienced players in his team.
Former England and football icon David Beckham has tipped England to go all the way to the final and meet Lionel Messi's Argentina in the World Cup Russia finals. Albiceleste, have had a long history with England in the mundial.
In two games, the hosts have six points and a positive goal difference of seven, having conceded just once so far. The closest any nation has come to such a record was Italy in 1934, who also won their opening two games. YEN.com.g
Although no African country has won the World Cup yet, there are a number of footballers from the continent who left their mark in the tournament. Asamoah Gyan is a household name when it comes to the list of great Africans.
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It was a nightmare for the former Argentina captain and 1986 World Cup winner, who excelled as a player, but could not hold back the tears after the Albiceleste were taught some football lessons by their European opponents.