LIVE: England vs Nigeria 2-0
39′ The Nigerian defence back tracking as Harry Kane strikes with power and too hot to handle for Uzoho. It’s 2-0 to England.
37′ CHANCE! England with the counter as Sterling shot breezes one past Uzoho but not on target.
37′ Ighalo twists and turns but his shot is blocked by John Stones.
36′ lovely piece of skill from Iwobi as his low cross causes confusion in the back but to no avail.
35′ Young with the corner as Uzoho punches the ball clear, the ball is drilled in back but the referee calls for an infrigment.
34′ England still hold a 1-0 lead against Nigeria.
33′ Another save from Uzoho as he cleverly anticipates a cross from Sterling.
32′ It’s been sloppy from the Nigeria team as the team has been unable to get a hold in the midfield.
30′ Uzoho has been the busier of the two goal keeper. England opens up again as Ali runs into the ball but his pass could find Lingard as Balogun intercepts.
29′ Lingard and Alli combine again as Uzoho comes out with the block for England’s fifth corner. The defence heads clear and another cross from Young is saved by Uzoho.
28′ The Nigerian team gradually getting into the game.
27′ Ighalo finds his way into the box and shoots but Cahill blocks the ball and Moses unable was unable to follow up from the loose ball.
26′ Moses wins the ball in midfield but Ighalo gets in his way as the ball rolls in touch for a throw to Nigeria.
25′ A through ball to Igahlo but too long as Jordan Pickford comes out fro an easy catch.
23′ The Super Eagles have been unable to play the ball outside their half as the Three Lions block the available spaces.
20′ Onazi concedes another free kick as Young stand behind the ball. The defence heads clear and Uzoho comes out to make a clean catch from a Dele Ali’s cross.
19′ Wonderful combination play from Kane and Sterling as the Man City striker finds Young who tries to chip Uzoho but the 19-year-old was equal to the task.
17′ Joel Obi concedes a free kick as England restart the match. England throw another attacking threat from the left but well read by Balogun and Shehu.
14′ Mikel finds Ighalo with a long pass but the referee’s assistant flags off side.
14′ England making it difficult for Nigeria to settle into the match as they gain control of the ball on several occasions.
13′ The Nigeria defence is exposed again as Sterling meets Uzoho on a one-on-one but shoots wide.
12′ Sterling mesmerizes and shoots as Balogun blocks for another corner. Uzoho punches a header but saves the ball a second time.
11′ A long pass to Lingard but Shehu shields the Man united striker for another England corner.
9′ Nigeria begin proceedings as they play with more purpose. Nigeria trying to connects three, four, passes together but to no avail.
7′ Cahill rises highest and heads into the roof of the net as Onazi was beaten on the left pole.
5′ But the referee give England a free kick in a promising position. Trippier takes it but Uzoho fists it away for a corner to England.
4′ Oh! A clash of heads between Joel Obi and Leon Balogun. The referee stops the match as they both get help from the medics.
3′ England kick the ball around from the blast of the whistle as the Super Eagles patiently keep calm.
1′ The match gets underway as England start with the kick off.as Nigeria will be playing from left to right.
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– England set host Nigeria in an international friendly at the Wembley Stadium
– Both sides have met three times but the Three Lions hold the advantage
– The Super Eagles will also be trading tackles with the Czech Republic on June, 6
The Super Eagles will be filing out against the England national team at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday, June, 2, in an international friendly.
This will be Gareth Southgate’s first test since he announced his final 23-man list that will play at the World Cup.
On the other hand, Gernot Rohr has just two players to drop from the 25-man team that traveled to London to honour the warm up match against the Three Lions.
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Both teams have met on three occasions in history as England hold the advantage with a win and two draws, while the Super Eagles are yet to record a victory.
Reports have confirmed that Gent winger, Moses Simon, will not be making the party to the World Cup because of a hamstring injury.
The three-time African champions played out a 1-1 draw against the Democratic Republic of Congo in Port Harcourt.
The team will also be trading tackles with the Czech Republic on June, 6, at the Rudolf Tonn Stadium in Austria.