Argentina v Nigeria, 12 June 2010

Score1-0 to Argentina
RefereeWolfgang Stark
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals Group B
VenueEllis Park, Johannesburg
Attendance55,686

1  Argentina

Manager: Diego Maradona

0  Nigeria

Manager: Lars Lagerback

Goals:

Gabriel Heinze 6 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Walter Samuel
Defender/Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez
Defender/Left back Gabriel Heinze
Midfielder Angel Di Maria
Midfielder Javier Mascherano (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Lionel Messi
Forward Gonzalo Higuain
Forward Carlos Tevez

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama
Defender Taye Taiwo
Defender/Centre back Danny Shittu
Defender/Midfielder Joseph Yobo (captain)
Midfielder Dickson Etuhu
Midfielder Lukman Haruna
Midfielder Sani Kaita
Midfielder Victor Obinna
Midfielder Chidi Odiah
Forward Chinedu Obasi

Substitutions:

Maxi Rodriguez for Juan Sebastian Veron 74
Diego Milito for Gonzalo Higuain 79
Nicolas Burdisso for Angel Di Maria 85

Substitutions:

Obafemi Martins for Victor Obinna 52
Peter Odemwingie for Chinedu Obasi 60
Kalu Uche for Taye Taiwo 75

Cards:

Jonas Gutierrez 41 Y

Cards:

Lukman Haruna 77 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mariano Andujar
Goalkeeper Diego Pozo
Defender Nicolas Burdisso
Defender Ariel Garce
Midfielder Mario Bolatti
Midfielder Javier Pastore
Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez
Forward Sergio Agüero
Forward Diego Milito
Forward Martin Palermo

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba
Goalkeeper Austin Ejide
Defender Dele Adeleye
Defender Rabiu Afolabi
Midfielder Kalu Uche
Midfielder/Forward John Utaka
Forward Brown Ideye
Forward Nwankwo Kanu
Forward Obafemi Martins