Nigeria vs Argentina
For Argentina, all eyes are once again on Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star’s team is on the ropes and looking to stay alive, having already battled Iceland to a surprising draw and faced a crushing defeat at the hands of Croatia.
The legendary forward will be under enormous pressure to save his country’s World Cup dream and avoid a stunning early exit from the tournament, though his talent and experience will undoubtedly prove to be critical in keeping his squad’s dreams alive.
On the Nigerian squad, Leicester City star Ahmed Musa has been pegged as one of the top players to watch in the upcoming match. Musa is considered a serious scoring threat and will likely pose a major challenge for Argentina’s defense.
Other top stars for Nigeria include Kelechi Iheanacho, Victor Moses, Alex Iwobi and John Mikel Obi, who’s reportedly sustained a hand injury following their team’s victory over Iceland.
Nigeria vs. Argentina match odds
In the upcoming match, Argentina is thought to have an edge over Nigeria.
Argentina has unfortunately been one of the most surprising disappointments of the 2018 World Cup so far. Initially pegged as an early favorite, the team was stunned by Iceland in its opening match, merely walking away with a draw despite the odds heavily in their favor.
A crushing 0-3 blowout loss to Croatia put them on the ropes amid reports of drama behind the scenes, but the struggling Argentinians have history on their side in the upcoming match, having bested Nigeria in both the 2014 and 2010 World Cups.
Manager Jorge Sampaoli, after his squad’s stinging loss to Croatia, signaled a renewed aggression for their last match.
Group D : Sat 6/26,
26June : 2018
12:00 : Am