Saraki meets Super Eagles ahead of Match

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Argentina are yet to win a match in this World Cup. "I am not going to hide that it is very unlikely that he will play", Hallgrimsson told reporters on Thursday.

In only the second win for an African side in Russian Federation so far, Nigeria broke the deadlock in the 49th minute when Victor Moses, playing as a wing-back, lofted a pass towards Musa who deftly controlled the ball and smashed in the half volley.

Group D is now set for a blockbuster finale on Tuesday when Iceland take on already-qualified Croatia in Rostov and Nigeria face Argentina in St. Petersburg.

Argentina and Iceland both have one point after drawing their opening game in Moscow.

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A second defeat following a 2-0 loss to Croatia in Group D will put Nigeria out of the running for a last-16 place and possibly lead to the German coach losing his job.

The Presidency has reacted to Super Eagles 2-0 win against Iceland. Also, Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel played in a more defensive role in midfield, his presence helping to shore up the defence against Iceland's two-man forward line.

Iceland had a chance to reduce the scoreline in the 89th minute, when they got a penalty, awarded by the VAR but Gylfi Sigurdsson went on to miss it. Musa deftly controlled the ball before slamming it past Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson on the half-volley.

He said, "We have a plan to apply for Iceland in the hope of achieving goals early and making them feel bad", Moses said.