Argentina 2-1 Nigeria: 5 Talking Points as Argentina qualify for Round of 16, World Cup 2018

Argentina 2-1 Nigeria: 5 Talking Points as Argentina qualify for Round of 16, World Cup 2018

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Argentina beat Nigeria 2-1 in the final World Cup Group D game in what was a tense encounter at the St Petersburg Stadium on Tuesday night. The result sees them qualify for the knockout stages in second place in the group behind Croatia.

Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the first half before Victor Moses converted a penalty in the second half to equalise. At this stage, Nigeria were going through while Argentina were going home but Marcos Rojo popped up in the box to score the winner in the 86th minute to eliminate the African side.

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