Interestingly, the two sides met each other at World Cups and as well, Argentina winning both of these ties narrowly Overall, teams are looking at their ninth head to head encounter as Argentina picked up five wins and two losses in past eight. The Super Eagles came on top when the two sides last locked horns, back in November last year when they took a victory in a friendly.
The Super Eagles picked up only their second victory in last 14 World Cup affairs when they defeated Iceland on Friday afternoon. They proved to have what it takes to stay competitive to the likes of Argentina in the history of H2H encounters as World Cups, with La Albiceleste winning each of three games only by a single goal margin. Since the Argentinian defensive line showed a clear lack of meticulousness in the opening two clashes at the tournament, we have reasons to expect the continuation of the high-scoring H2H trend.
You can back the fifth consecutive head to head outing between these two sides to see goals at both ends and produce at least three in total at the odds of 2. Argentina will be heavily motivated to raise the spirits and clinch a demolishing victory after suffering the heaviest defeat in the group stage of the World Cup since falling to Czechoslovakia in They are on a run of four straight games without a victory at World Cup, their longest winless streak in the history of the competition.
There is still time for Lionel Messi and his teammates to fix things up and we believe they have what it takes to make it count against the African outfit. Predicted Full-Time Result is a victory for Argentina in what could easily be a high-scoring thriller in St. Argentina are facing prospects of a group phase exit and they are in a desperate need for a strong display on Tuesday against Nigeria in order to progress. Each of last four H2H games between these two sides produced at least four goals and saw both teams on the score sheet.
The German expert also applied the change in formation, introducing the strategy which worked perfectly on Friday against Iceland. Both Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho were introduced to the starting line-up after coming on from the bench against the Blazers. Rohr does not have reasons to change anything from the clash with the Scandinavians.
By facing Iceland with the obligation to make a good result, Nigerians may well have trouble taking the best on Icelandic defense. The Icelanders have not won since five games. For its part, Nigeria remains on a series of six games without a win. Islandia plays its first World Cup. In view of the first World Cup games of the two teams, Iceland is still a step ahead. Showing an irreproachable state of mind, Icelanders are certain of their strengths.
The Super Eagles could therefore stumble on a flawless Icelandic defensive block. Iceland — Win Odds: Nigeria — Iceland Prediction In case of a bad result, Nigeria could already be eliminated from the competition.