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Cold shower for Iceland: whirlwind Musa will guide Nigeria to a handsome victory

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Nigeria has a surprising, but deserved victory booked against Iceland. The Vikings kept their first team contest is still Lionel Messi in check, but Ahmed Musa was key in his pocket to the Icelandic defence to unlock. The striker, ever by Glen De Boeck launched at VVV Venlo, made both goals in the 2-0 victory. Iceland lacked in the final stage, a penalty kick that came after the intervention of the VAR. On the last day can actually make everything still happen in group D.

Over the first half, we can actually short. After a promising start – Sigurdsson put goalkeeper Uzoho to work right away with a clever free kick – dropped the match in. Nigeria picked up the control, but goalkeeper Halldorsson got barely any work to refurbish. On the other side devieerde Finnbogason is still in a free kick. The 0-0 at the rest was a logical result.

After the break we got more spectacle. The Nigerians showed already after 20 seconds a shot on goal scoring, a few minutes later, shook the nets. And how! After a long throw from Gunnarsson could Nigeria be expected. Moses dinner, the right wing and found Musa with his cross. Who plucked the ball like kings from the air and had goalkeeper Halldorsson hopeless: Nigeria 1-0.

A opdoffer for Iceland, but the numerous fans were not out of their lead store. One after the other impressive Viking Clap rolled down the bleachers. It was, however, not income. Nigeria blaakte of confidence after the opening goal, Ndidi and Moses came close to a goal with their shot distance. The greatest danger of Iceland came after 68 minutes through brand new sex symbol Gislason, who is about to bounce back.

Musa and VAR in the lead role

Nigeria remained the most dangerous team. Ex-Gentenaar Troost-Ekong kicked in addition, Musa has tested the quality of the target frame by the lat to flames. It turned out the postponement of execution, a quarter of an hour for time doubled Musa the Nigerian lead. He ran Arnason is over, omspeelde goalkeeper Halldorsson and poked the 2-0 against the ropes. Nigeria danced, Iceland regretted.

But then the VAR is Iceland still have a chance! Substitute player Ebuehi has worked unhappy Finnbogason against the ground, ref Conger saw no error in. He was, however, rightly pointed out by the VAR, the ball was still on the dot. But Sigurdsson failed from 11 yards, and threw about. In the slotminuten stumbled Ighalo is still at Halldorsson and on the other side kept Uzoho a bustling Finnbogason of a goal. Nigeria won with 2-0, Argentina has a little more hope.

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