Greece v Nigeria Result

World Cup 2010 - Group B
Thursday 17th June
Free State Stadium

Greece2 - 1Nigeria
ScorersSalpingidis 44
Torosidis 71
Uche 16
Yellow Cardsyellow cardPapastathopoulos 15
yellow cardTziolis 60
yellow cardSamaras 88
yellow cardObasi 89
Red Cardsred cardKaita 33
LineupsAlexandros Tzorvas
Avraam Papadopoulos A
Loukas Vyntra
Vassilis Torosidis
Sotirios Kyrgiakos
Sokratis Papastathopoulos (G Samaras 37)
Alexandros Tziolis
Giorgos Karagounis
Konstantinos Katsouranis
Dimitrios Salpingidis
Theofanis Gekas (S Ninis 79)
Vincent Enyeama
Joseph Yobo
Taye Taiwo (U Echiejile 55)
Danny Shittu
Chidi Odiah
Kalu Uche
Sani Kaita
Lukman Haruna
Dickson Etuhu
Aiyegbeni Yakubu
Peter Osaze Odemwingie (C Obasi 46)
Corners113
On Target113
Fouls1314
Offside31

Greece and Nigeria head to the Free State Stadium on the 17th June for their second round matches at the 2010 World Cup, this looks like a close match with both teams confident of claiming the win. Nigeria are a strong side from Africa but having lost to Argentina in their first match are likely to be eager to claim the three points here as they look to move a step closer to the last 16. The Greeks though won Euro 2004 and will be looking to go far in this one despite not being a strong these days, they qualified well through the play-off system and will be looking to ruffle a few feathers in South Africa including that of Nigeria. Their loss to South Korea on Saturday will be a big blow and they'll be keen to get their first ever win in the World Cup here.

Nigeria had little trouble in qualification but were slightly disappointing in the African Cup of Nations which saw them change coach, they will be hoping a change of leadership will do the trick and they can take out the Greeks and claim the three points.

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This is a tough one to call and that is reflected in the odds with all three results looking good bets, the Nigerians are given slight favouritism although that has to be up for debate against the durable Greeks. Any fans wanting to back Greece look to have good value as we reckon they could prove too consisent and strong for the flamboyant Nigerians while the draw is also looking value at this stage and that should not be ruled out.

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In tournament football there is always a fair chance of injuries and suspensions hitting teams so we will have our eye on both camps in the lead up to the match to see if we can decipher the match day squads. As and when the starting line-ups begin to take shape then the information will be featured with any other team news.

The Greeks and Nigerians do not have any real star names to speak of but both have strong squads with the majority of their players playing at a good level in Europe. Nigeria do have a few well known faces including the likes of Obafemi Martins and Danny Shittu likely to be involved in the World Cup and they will need to show their experience if they are to take care of the tough Greeks.

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Past Meetings/Result

The result of this one will go along way to deciding how Group B ends up with Argentina playing South Korea in the other match. If either side wants to make it through to the round of 16 then avoiding defeat here will be imperative with just one game left in the group. This is especially important for Greece as they do not want to be left with having to get something against Argentina in their final Group B game.

There are no past meetings between these two countries in International football and we are finding it difficult to call either way, there is certainly no clear favourite and may come down to who wants it more on the day.

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