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12/06/201017
1:0 (1:0)
  • Gabriel HEINZE (6')

Summary

Heinze header downs Nigeria

Gabriel Heinze's early goal earned Argentina a 1-0 victory over Nigeria and they might have won by more but for Super Eagles keeper Vincent Enyeama.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Diego MARADONA (ARG)
(SWE) Lars Edvin LAGERBÄCK

Officials

Referee: Wolfgang STARK (GER)Assistant Referee 1: Jan-Hendrik SALVER (GER)Assistant Referee 2: Mike PICKEL (GER)Fourth official: Khalil Ibrahim AL GHAMDI (KSA)Fifth official: Hassan KAMRANIFAR (IRN)

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tyrus3
16/05/2011 at 19:22
tyrus3 (USA)
Match 3 of the World Cup: Gabriel Heinze's header in the 6th minute gives Argentina a 1-0 victory over Nigeria
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tyrus3
16/05/2011 at 19:21
tyrus3 (USA)
Match 3 of the World Cup: Gabriel Heinze's 6th minute header gives Argentina a 1-0 victory over Nigeria.
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Somewin
24/06/2010 at 15:34
Somewin (Thailand)
GOO Argentina!!!
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Statistics

16Shots9
10Corner kicks4
1Yellow cards1
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
58%Possession (%)42%
  • Lionel Messi of Argentina is challenged by Dickson Etuhu (L) and Peter Odemwingie of Nigeria
  • Diego Maradona head coach of Argentina celebrates
  • Diego Maradona head coach of Argentina thanks his player Angel Di Maria with a kiss
  • Chidi Odiah of Nigeria is tackled by Javier Mascherano of Argentina
  • A general view of atmosphere during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group B match between Argentina and Nigeria at Ellis Park Stadium
  • Lionel Messi of Argentina is challenged by Dickson Etuhu (L) and Peter Odemwingie of Nigeria

That was an important step for us today but we need to make a whole lot of improvements if we want to reach the Final. The game played out just as I thought it would, and if we’d converted the chances we made then we’d be talking right now about a fantastic Argentina performance.
Diego Maradona, Argentina coach