Nigeria v Argentina Betting
2014 World Cup - Group F
25th June - KO: 5pm BST -
Nigeria and Argentina will do battle in the last of their Group F fixtures at the 2014 World Cup in Porto Alegre on the 25th June. Argentina are the top seeds in a group which also contains Bosnia-Herzegovina and Iran and the tournament second favourites have already guaranteed qualification to the second round with wins two wins to their name. Nigeria are favourites to follow them into the knockout stages whatever happens in this game after beating Bosnia and drawing with Iran.
This will be the fourth time the two sides have met at a World Cup finals, with Argentina coming out on top on each occassion thus far. All the meetings came in the Group stages, with Argentina winning 2-1 in 1994, then securing 1-0 wins at both the 2002 World Cup and four years ago in South Africa.
Argentina are long odds on favourites to take all three points and to win Group F.
|Wednesday 25th June|
|5.00pm||Argentina v Nigeria||Betting Preview||Odds|
|Tips:||Argentina to win by one goal @ 23/10|
|Half-time draw and full-time Argentina win @ 19/5|
|Lionel Messi to score and Argentina to win @ 11/10|
Nigeria v Argentina Odds
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Head to Head
Last Six Meetings:
- Friendly International: 6th Sept 2011 - Argentina 3 - 1 Nigeria
- Friendly International: 1st June 2011 - Nigeria 4 - 1 Argentina
- 2010 World Cup: 12th June 2010 - Argentina 1 - 0 Nigeria
- 2002 World Cup: 2nd June 2002 - Argentina 1 - 0 Nigeria
- Friendly International: 10th Jan 1995 - Nigeria 0 - 0 Argentina
- 1994 World Cup: 26th June 1994: Argentina 2 - 1 Nigeria
Efe Ambrose - It could be a long game for Nigeria's defenders and experience across the back four is at a premium. Celtic player Efe Ambrose has lined up against Lionel Messi however the last few years in the Champions League and he'll need to be on his metal here.
Lionel Messi - The Barcelona forward is missing a World Cup medal to add to all those he's won for Barcelona and he'll be keen to turn it on in Brazil 2014.
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