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Thanks for joining us for an enthralling encounter in Cuiaba, which saw Bosnia and Herzegovina join Australia, Cameroon, England and Spain in booking their ticket home. Nigeria's victory lifts them to second in Group F, and gives them a fighting chance of reaching the knockout stages, but their final fixture against a Lionel Messi-inspired Argentina on Wednesday will surely prove a tough test. Join us in digesting the day's action over on the daily tournament blog, with a host of video highlights and reaction from today's games.
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DID YOU KNOW?
The last edition without newcomers in the second stage was 1982 when five teams (Algeria, Cameroon, Honduras, Kuwait, New Zealand) were all eliminated after the group stage.
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FULL TIME: Bosnia and Herzegovina exit the competition thanks to Nigeria's first World Cup win since 1998. A first-half goal from Peter Odemwingie settled matters, and it was a wonderfully powerful performance from Emmanuel Emenike who had the Bosnian defence worried all evening. Dzeko had a late chance to keep his side in the competition, but Enyeama touched on to the post. Nigeria go second in Group F behind Argentina, who they face on Wednesday.
OFF THE POST! A lobbed through ball drops to Dzeko, he takes a touch off his chest, puts it onto his left foot and fires at goal. Enyeama saves and it's off the woodwork and away.
BIG CHANCE! Pjanic receives the ball back from the corner kick, and lobs it back into the centre of the penalty area with a half-volleyed cross. Dzeko rises highest with a standing jump but it's a simple save for Enyeama.
WIDE! That was possibly the chance Bosnia and Herzegovina were looking for, and it goes begging. Pjanic brings the ball inside the Nigerian area and he tees up Misimovic but the most-capped player in his country's history fluffs the first shot and hits his second attempt well wide.
Besic sprints back to make the challenge on Emenike and the free-kick is whipped into the box. It's cleared away with ease.
The Nigeria midfielder gets the ball out of his feet and hits one from range, Begovic is down to save smartly and Uzoenyi can't capitalise with the follow-up.
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The No3, who plays his football in his homeland with Enugu Rangers, replaces the winger who hobbles out of the game.
The No9 rises highest from a corner, but his header is over the bar.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's No9, scorer of his side's first ever World Cup goal against Argentina, takes a pot shot from just inside the penalty area, but it's blocked by a valiant effort by the Nigeria skipper.
Emenike once again powers through the Bosnian defence, but the forward's shot from a tight angle is parried away by the Stoke City man.
The former Newcastle United forward comes on for the second time in as many World Cup games, replacing the pacey winger.
The coach's nephew comes on in place of the No18.
The set-piece is swung in, but comes to nothing and is cleared away.
GREAT SAVE! The ball is fired into Odemwingie in the Bosnian penalty area and the goalscorer instantaneously tees up Emenike, who tries to poke at goal with his right foot, but the keeper is equal to it.
The Lazio man, who's been playing at left-back, is replaced by the Hoffenheim midfielder and that could mean a reshuffle for the Bosnia and Herzegovina side.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's No9 has been introduced with Sefat Susic's side needing a goal to stay in the competition. He replaces the Galatasaray midfielder, who had a steady game in midfield.
After some steady build-up play by Nigeria, the ball is worked inside to Babatunde and the World Cup debutant darts inside before hitting a left-footed effort at goal. Begovic gets down and pushes the ball away.
With his goal earlier in the match, Peter Odemwingie (32 years and 341 days) became Nigeria's oldest goalscorer at a World Cup. He beats the previous record set by Rashidi Yekini who was 31 years and 313 days when he scored against Bulgaria in Nigeria's 3-0 win exactly 20 years ago today (21 June 1994).
Bosnia get us underway in their white kit with blue trim.
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HALF TIME: It's the Super Eagles who lead at the break thanks to Peter Odemwingie's first World Cup goal. The Stoke City forward slid home after good work by Emenike, who has been a constant threat to the Bosnia and Herzegovina defence. Sefat Susic's team need to find a goal, or they'll be the first newcomers not to progress since 1982.
Pjanic works some space for himself on the Bosnia right and he cuts back to the Manchester City forward. His sidefooted effort is just over the bar.
The Gaziantespor midfielder gets a shot away from distance, but it's high and over the bar.
Musa cuts in from the Nigeria right, where Bosnia and Herzegovina are looking particularly vulnerable, and hitss a pop shot at goal. Begovic gets down and gathers at the second attempt.
The Nigeria No9 is giving the Bosnian defence a torrid time, and his effort is cut out at the last and goes out for a corner.
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Dzeko finds space behind the Nigerian defence again, but his effort is easily stopped by the Nigeria No1.
GOAL! ODEMWINGIE! Great work down the right by Emenike to set him up. The Fenerbahce man runs down the wing and shrugs off the challenge of Spahic before teeing up the Stoke City forward. The No8 sweeps home his 11th goal for Nigeria with great composure.
Pjanic receives the ball after a nice piece of skill by Medunjanin. The Roma man hits a dipping drive towards goal, and Enyeama pushes the ball out into a dangerous position. It's cleared with ease by the Nigerian defence though.
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Dzeko is set free to the right of the Nigerian penalty area. He hits a shot high towards Enyeama's left-hand side, but the Nigeria No1 keeps it out.
Hajrovic shows good technique to make space for himself and hits a low shot at goal, but the Lille keeper is equal to it.
BALL IN THE NET! But it doesn't count, the linesman puts his flag up after Dzeko sidefoots the ball past Enyeama.
DID YOU KNOW?
This match is the fifth out of nine 'first meetings' (the first time the sides have met at senior level) in the World Cup group stages, with Australia-Spain, Greece-Côte d'Ivoire, Costa Rica-England and Portugal-Ghana still to play over the next week.
Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel has scored a single goal in 206 English Premier League matches, the same number of goals that opposition goalkeeper Asimir Begovic has scored in 136 appearances in the English top flight.
Onazi finds space for a shot around 25 yards from goal and strikes a low drive, but Bosnia's No1 is down to gather at the second attempt.
Musa's pace stretches the Bosnian defence on the Nigerian right and the Super Eagles work the ball across the penalty area. It breaks to Mikel, who steadies himself but drags his shot past Begovic's right-hand post.
Besic receives the ball in space outside the Nigerian box after some intricate build-up play. He gets a touch out of his feet and hits his ambitious effort over Enyeama's crossbar.
JUST WIDE! Odemwingie hits the free kick at goal and it's past the scrambling Begovic's left-hand post.
A bad giveaway by Emir Spahic gives the ball to Ahmed Musa who dribbles towards goal and Haris Medunjanin drags the forward down, earning a yellow in the process.
The corner kick is cleared out but only as far as Nigeria's No17, who takes a long range shot but it is wide of the mark.
Emmanuel Emenike holds the ball well in the Bosnia and Herzegovina penalty area and draws a corner in Nigeria's first proper attack.
Edin Dzeko makes a good run and plays it out to the wing. The cross comes back towards Dzeko but it's cut out by the Nigerian defence.
Nigeria kick off in their traditional green kit
There are a number of changes from these side's opening games. Nigeria bring in captain Joseph Yobo, Peter Odemwingie and Michael Babatunde for Godfrey Oboabona, Victor Moses and Ramon Azeez while Bosnia and Herzegovina bring in Toni Sunjic and Haris Medunjanin for Ermin Bicakcic and Sead Kolasinac.
1 ENYEAMA, 2 YOBO, 5 AMBROSE, 7 MUSA, 8 ODEMWINGIE, 9 EMENIKE, 10 MIKEL, 13 OSHANIWA, 17 ONAZI, 18 BABATUNDE, 22 OMERUO
1 BEGOVIĆ, 4 SPAHIĆ, 7 BEŠIĆ, 8 PJANIĆ, 10 MISIMOVIĆ, 11 DŽEKO, 13 MUJDŽA, 15 ŠUNJIĆ, 16 LULIĆ, 18 MEDUNJANIN, 20 HAJROVIĆ
MISIMOVIC & IBISEVIC
We hear from Bosnia and Herzegovina's Zvjezdan Misimovic and Vedad Ibisevic.
"Generally we wouldn't measure ourselves against a team of Argentina's standing, but if we continue to play as we did against them then we can definitely achieve something here in Brazil.” - Misimovic
And now it's Bosnia and Herzegovina's turn. Drzavna himna Bosnei Hercegovine is played and the team looks straight ahead, focussed on the task at hand while their supporters sing in the stands.
Nigeria's anthem, Arise, O Compatriots, echoes around the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba as the Super Eagles sing loudly.
The teams are gathering in the tunnel, preparing to make their way out to the pitch. Peter Odemwingie and Asmir Begoviv, two Stoke City team-mates, exchange smiles and a hug in the tunnel before the two sides head out.
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1 Vincent ENYEAMA, 2 Joseph YOBO, 4 Ruben GABRIEL, 5 Efe AMBROSE, 22 Kenneth OMERUO, 6 Azubuike EGWUEKWE, 7 Ahmed MUSA, 8 Peter ODEMWINGIE, 9 Emmanuel EMENIKE, 10 John Obi MIKEL, 11 Victor MOSES
1 Asmir BEGOVIC, 2 Avdija VRSAJEVIC, 3 Ermin BICAKCIC, 4 Emir SPAHIC, 5 Sead KOLASINAC, 8 Miralem PJANIC, 10 Zvjezdan MISIMOVIC, 13 Mensur MUJDZA, 16 Senad LULIC, 9 Vedad IBISEVIC, 11 Edin DZEKO
“I always try to prove myself and to be there, to play for Nigeria because I play for the badge. I play for the people back home, who are watching us on the screen. That is all I can say.”
FRIEND OR FOE?
Lazio teammates Ogenyi Onazi and Senad Lulic face each other tonight, as do Stoke City pair Peter Odemwingie and Asmir Begovic.
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Argentina have already progressed from Group F, but nobody can join them in the Round of 16 this evening. The only possible outcome from this game is Bosnia and Herzegovina's elimination if they lose in Cuiaba.
"We are in the most uncomfortable position of all teams, as if we lose we will have to pack our bags and go home, so everyone is aware of the importance of the match. We have players playing in top class, great European clubs, we have players who have acquired a great deal of experience, so we have not just come here for people to see us. We feel this is not the last you have heard from us."
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"Welcome to the club, Klose. I can imagine how happy you are. What a nice World Cup!!"
That was the best game of the tournament so far!! And that's saying a lot with the quality so far. #euamofutebol #GERGHA #WorldCup2014— Benny Feilhaber (@Benny Feilhaber) 21/06/2014 21:08
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After a remarkable couple of games already today, Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina have a lot to live up to! Iran held firm for 90 minutes but Lionel Messi hit a magical winner in added time to see Argentina through to the knockout stages. That was followed by an incredible match in Fortaleza, where Miroslav Klose equalled Ronaldo's World Cup goalscoring record as Germany and Ghana exchanged the lead. We're in Cuiaba now, where the two sides meet for the first time at senior level. You can #joinin with today's coverage on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
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