02/07/2013104
1:2 (0:0)
  • Olarenwaju KAYODE (69')
  • Nicolas LOPEZ (65' 84' PEN)

Summary

Lopez shoots down ten-man Nigeria

A Nicolas Lopez brace has taken Uruguay through to a meeting with Spain in the quarter-finals of Turkey 2013 with a 2-1 win over a spirited ten-man Nigeria side, who had fought back through Olarenwaju Kayode.

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Line-ups

1
12
2
3
3
4
4
7
6
8
7
10
8
11
9
13
10
15
11
17
12
19

Substitute(s)

16
1
21
21
5
2
13
5
14
6
15
9
17
14
18
16
19
18
20
20

Coaches

John OBUH (NGA)
(URU) Juan VERZERI

Officials

Referee: Milorad MAZIC (SRB)Assistant Referee 1: Milovan RISTIC (SRB)Assistant Referee 2: Dalibor DJURDJEVIC (SRB)Fourth official: Jonas ERIKSSON (SWE)

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Statistics

13Shots12
4Corner kicks3
3Yellow cards3
0Second yellow card and red card0
1Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • Uruguay's forward Nicolas Lopez (L) vies for the ball with Nigeria's defender Abdullahi Shehu (R) during the round 16 stage football match between Nigeria and Urugay at the FIFA Under 20 World Cup at TT Arena Stadium in Istanbul on July 2, 2013. AFP PHOTO
  • Nicolas Lopez of Uruguay celebrates his goal
  • Dejection for Olaitan Michael of Nigeria
  • Nicolas Lopez of Uruguay celebrates his goal
  • Jose Gimenez of Uruguay celebrates
  • Jose Gimenez of Uruguay celebrates

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