England 2 – 1 Nigeria match details [Live Photos and Video]

England 2 – 1 Nigeria match details. The three Lions of England defeated Nigeria Super Eagle by 2 goals to 1. The Eagle came back after first half better. England dominated the first half and Nigeria was down by 2 – 1.

Gary Cahill has netted an England first goal within the 10 minutes of the game at exactly 7 minutes. The Lions pressed on and the second goals was eventually scored by Harry Kane at 39 minutes of the match. it was England 2 – 0 Nigeria in the first half.

England 2 - 1 Nigeria match details

England 2 – 1 Nigeria match details

The Super Eagle was less impressive in the first, the midfield was practically collapsed, the attackers were no where to be found and defenders struggled to keep ball together. The total performance in the first half was too poor. Although it was just the building up for the world cup 2018 in Russia.

The Super Eagle coach Gernot Rohr made a decisive shake up of the team in the second half. He made four changes at the start of the second half, the change turn around the game for the Nigeria Super Eagle.


The changes pay off for the Super Eagle as Nigeria upped their ante after the break, with Iwobi pulling one back after Odion Ighalo’s effort came off the post. Alex Iwobi scored the only goal for the Eagle. It was England 2 – 1 Nigeria within the 10 minutes at the start of second half.

England 2 - 1 Nigeria match details
England 2 – 1 Nigeria match details

We saw the improved and coordinated Super Eagle for the second half. Although it was another lost for the Nigeria Super Eagle but Nigeria regained their pride in the second half.

The match ended England 2 – 1 Nigeria. check the match stats here


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