World Cup Live: Nigeria Defeat Iceland 2-0 To Boost Last 16 Hope

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Updated June 22, 2018
Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (L) vies with Iceland’s midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP

 

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Nigeria vs Iceland


 

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90+7′ The referee blows the final whistle. Ball possession is Nigeria 57% – Iceland 43%.

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (L) and teammates celebrate their victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Mark RALSTON / AFP

 

90′ Super Eagles Midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo leaves the field to be replaced by Alex Iwobi in a tactical substitution.

Ball possession is Nigeria 59% – 41% Iceland.

Gylfi Sigurdsson from Iceland hits the crossbar and misses the spot kick.

75′ GOAAAAAL: A brilliant effort from Ahmed Musa to double Nigeria’s lead.

Kenneth Omeruo provided the assist for the goal.



66′ Nigeria create another good opportunity to extend their lead but Victor Moses sends the effort wide off target.

57′ Danger as Onyinye Ndidi tries his luck from outside the box.

The shot is deflected and forces Hannes Thor Halldorsson into an uncomfortable save. It’s corner kick.

49′ G O O O A A A L – Ahmed Musa scores Nigeria’s first goal at the tournament.

Victor Moses provided the assist for the goal.

Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (L) celebrates with Nigeria’s defender Leon Balogun after scoring their second goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Nigeria and Iceland at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 22, 2018. Mark RALSTON / AFP