Russia 2018: Argentina Beat Nigeria 2-1 To Qualify For Knock Out Stage

Argentina through to Knockout stage of Russia 2018 world cup

Argentina were lucky enough to get through to the knowck out stage of the world cup in Russia as they snatch a 2-1 victory against the Super Eagles.

The Argentine captain, Lionel Messi had scored the opening goal for his side at the 14th minute, thereby building the confidence the team needed.

All through the first half, the Argentine had a better possession of the ball and accurate passes more the Nigerian side.

Coming into the second half, Nigerian team came all out to show why they are the African champions as they had an eqauliser from a superb peanlty kick by Victor Moses.

However, when all hope seems to be lost for the Argentine, Marcos Rojo save his side with a smashing shot into the net with 5 minutes to the end of the match.

As it stands now, Argentina are through to the knock out stage with four points and Croatia are also through staying at the top of the group.

Updated: June 26, 2018 — 10:32 pm

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