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28/09/2009
0:2 (0:1)
  • Fran MERIDA (33' 83' PEN)

Summary

Merida at the double for Spain
Arsenal midfielder Fran Merida scored both goals in Spain's 2-0 win over ten-man Nigeria in Group B to maintain La Roja's 100 per cent record in Egypt. More »

Line-up

12
1
2
2
3
3
4
5
5
6
6
7
7
10
8
11
9
14
16
17
19
20

Substitute(s)

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13
21
21
10
4
11
8
13
9
14
12
15
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18
18
19
20
16

Coaches

Samson SIASIA (NGA)
(ESP) Luis MILLA

Officials

Referee: Frank DE BLEECKERE (BEL)Assistant Referee 1: Peter HERMANS (BEL)Assistant Referee 2: Walter VROMANS (BEL)Fourth official: Olegario BENQUERENCA (POR)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 60)


Latest Comments:
immortality
06/10/2009 at 10:54
immortality (Nigeria)
am convinced dat Nigeria boys will raise thier game even if they fail to beat Garmaney it wont change my confident for coach Siasia,sometimes it do happend dat way.but let the Germans beware!
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ranger93
04/10/2009 at 21:30
ranger93 (Scotland)
Nigeria are very disappointing once more, this teams lacks everything,- skill. discipline and strength (both physical and mental).Not good enough...the Eagles are no longer the pride of Africa.
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chelseafan84
30/09/2009 at 09:31
chelseafan84 (Russia)
Anyway i hope the boyz do better in the next match because i am sure they will qualifiy for the last four if they defeat tahiti and make themselves and the nation proud as the 49th indepence day anniversary for the country nigeria ... Good luck Boyz
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Statistics

19Shots12
8Corner kicks5
2Yellow cards5
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
58%Possession (%)42%
  • Kike of Spain beats Uche Okafor of Nigeria but hits the crossbar
  • Daniel Adejo of Nigeria controls the ball
  • Gbolahan Salami of Nigeria in action
  • Aaron Niguez of Spain chases the ball
  • Odion Ighalo of Nigeria passes the ball
  • The Nigeria team line up
"It was a very even, keenly contested game. Nigeria made it hard for us by closing us down up front, taking the ball from us and making us run a lot to get it back. That made it a physically tiring game for our lads," Luis Milla, Spain coach.