Monday, 30th June
France vs Nigeria in Brasilia.
France and Nigeria have never met at a World Cup Finals although
they did play a friendly match in 2009.
Nigeria won the game (1:0) in Saint-Etienne.
So it's the blues - well, whites, actually - against the greens.
Can history be written or rewritten?
Just when it started to look like it wasn't going to be France's night, Vincent Enyeama
made the mistake of tipping Mathieu Valbuena's corner out to Paul Pogba's head, with
eleven minutes left to play.
Substitute Antoine Griezmann made it two just before injury-time, in off Joseph Yobo, to
end Nigeria's chance of getting a last minute equaliser.
Final Score: France 2 - Nigeria 0
1-Hugo Lloris; 2-Mathieu Debuchy, 4-Raphael Varane, 21-Laurent Koscielny, 3-Patrice Evra;
19-Paul Pogba, 6-Yohan Cabaye, 14-Blaise Matuidi, 8-Mathieu Valbuena; 9-Olivier Giroud,
1-Vincent Enyeama; 5-Efe Ambrose, 2-Joseph Yobo, 13-Juwon Oshaniwa, 22-Kenneth Omeruo;
7-Ahmed Musa, 17-Ogenyi Onazi, 10-John Obi Mikel, 11-Victor Moses; 8-Peter Odemwingie,
Referee: Mark Geiger - USA
1 yellow card.
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