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Argentina Vs. Nigeria: Score, Recap & Highlights

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FINAL: Argentina 3, Nigeria 2


Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 to put Nigeria to keep Argentina in the No. 1 spot in Group F with Nigeria in second as both teams move to the knockout stage.

Here is a recap of the game:


Messi Scored in 3 Minutes

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Soccer’s No. 1 player in the world Lionel Messi started off the game with a goal for Argentina after just 3 minutes of play to make the score 1-0 over Nigeria.


Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa Answers With One of His Own

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa scored just a minute after Messi to even up the game with Argentina, 1-1 after four minutes.


Messi Scores AGAIN to Take the Lead

Messi scored his second goal of the game with an impressive free kick to put Argentina ahead 2-1 by halftime.


Musa is Relentless With His Second Goal

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa answered back AGAIN after Messi’s second goal to even up the game with Argentina, 2-2 in the 47th minute.


Marcos Rojo Gets One Back For Argentina

Argentina’s Marcos Rojo scored their third goal of the game to clinch the 3-2 victory over Nigeria.


WATCH: Lionel Messi Second Goal for Argentina vs. Nigeria

Messi scored his second goal of the game with an impressive free kick to put Argentina ahead 2-1 by halftime.

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