In yet another clash in the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia we see a European nation taking on their African counterparts. Iceland will face Nigeria in a match played in Group D.
Iceland once again raved in the plaudits from the footballing world after an inspired performance from the entire team. They managed to curb the problem that Argentina possesses and defended for their lives to earn a deserved 1-1 draw.
The team showed excellent character and their goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson saved the penultimate penalty of Lionel Messi to help his team’s cause. The Vikings will be buoyant with performance and would want to couple it with their first win this tournament.
Nigeria, on the other hand, had an awful showing against Croatia. They were outclassed in every department and the young team looked inexperienced. Coach Rohr is expected to tweak things around and maybe free up John Obi Mikel from the duties of being a creative midfielder.
A lot relies on the Premier League attacking pairing of Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses for the Super Eagles to have a successful outing.
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When and where?
This match is to be played at Volgograd Arena, Volgograd, Russia. The ground has a capacity of 45,500 and it is going to be a sunny day in Volgograd with no chance of precipitation.
Where to watch Nigeria vs Iceland live?
The clash will take place at 8:30 PM (IST) on June 22nd, 2018 and can be streamed live on Sony LIV and Sony Ten 2.
NGA vs ICE recent form (Last six matches)
Nigeria – L L L D L W
The African nation has gone five games since they won their last game and need to do something drastic to change their fortunes. If not, they will be eliminated from an early stage.
Iceland– D D L L L W
Iceland themselves haven’t won in their last five, but their resolute defending display in the last game would act as a catalyst for the team. It was a huge positive in every way possible for the team to get to the next level.
NGA vs ICE Head to head
Nigeria Won – 0
Iceland Won –1
Not Decided – 0
Nigeria and Iceland have met only once and that encounter took place in 1981. Surprisingly, Iceland dominated that game and the scoreline was 3-0.
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NGA vs ICE Probable Playing 11:
Iceland (4-4-1-1) –
Halldorsson, Saevarsson, Arnason, R.Sigurdsson, Magnusson, Gislason, Gunnarsson, Hallfredsson, Bjarnson, G. Sigurdsson, Finnbogason
Uzoha, Shehu, Troost-Ekong, Balogun, Idowu, Onzai, Ndidi, Mikel, Moses, Ighalo/Iheanacho, Iwobi
Players to look out for-
Even the defence took precedence in the media for their amazing performance, it was Sigurdsson who was responsible in creating chances for his side. He will do the same against Nigeria.
Victor Moses has to take the role of the most experienced winger of the side. Even though he spends his time playing right-wing back at Chelsea, he has been an attacker from the start of his career and needs to be more assertive in the final third.
Gambling India Info Match Prediction Nigeria vs Iceland –
Iceland has the upper hand in this fixture, but Nigeria would want to redeem themselves. It will either be a win for the European nation or a scored draw.
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