LIVE: Nigeria 0-1 Czech Republic (Pre-World Cup friendly)
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45′ The center referee signals the end of the first half of the game with Czech leading 1-0
45′ Uzoho with the last save of the first half as Jankto’s corner kick went straight into the hands of the Super Eagles goal tender
43′ Mikel Obi wins a free kick for Nigeria after been fouled by Soucek
41′ Another corner for Nigeria at the right flank and Victor Moses with that one but Odion Ighalo was flagged offside in his effort to score with a back flip
40′ Victor Moses with a poor corner kick but Nigeria wins a throwing in Czech’s half
39′ Good challenge from Abdullahi as he stopped his side from conceding a second goal in the first half
38′ Mikel Obi caught offside
37′ Ndidi long range shot was saved by Vaclik as Nigeria won a free kick
36′ Sural wins a free kick for Czech
33′ Bryan Idowu landed carelessly on his back but he is back on his feet and play resumes
31′ Ighalo’s shot was parried by Vaclik
31′ Schick created another chance to double his side’s lead but his effort was shot wide
30′ Mikel wins another free kick for Nigeria after dribbling two of Czech’s players
28′ Corner kick for Nigeria but John Ogu’s efforts at goal went wide
24′ Kalas scores from a rebound after an initial header was saved
21′ Alex Iwobi wins free kick for Nigeria but Victor Moses failed to make good use of the final ball
19′ Czech had another chance to open the lead in the game but Jugas’ header went wide as the pressure as been taken away from Nigeria’s defence
19′ Schick tried a fast one on Francis Uzoho but his reflex was sharp to save the ball from going into the net
17′ Corner kick for Czech but superb save from Francis Uzoho relieved the pressure from Nigeria’s defence
16′ Freekick for Nigeria as Odion Ighalo was brought down but the free kick was a waste
14′ Nice delivery from Sural but Shehu Abdullahi cleared the ball to corner
13′ Odion Ighalo flagged offside by the assistant referee
13′ Goal attempt from Victor Moses but his effort was blocked by Czech defence
10′ A corner kick for Czech but Nigeria’s Francis Uzoho was on ground to save the ball
5′ Victor Moses took the free kick but Czech’s goalkeeper was on hand to stop the ball from crossing the line
5′ Mikel Obi wins free kick for Nigeria at the edge of Czech’s box
3′ Both teams are yet to settle into the game as they are trying to bait themselves to penetrate their defence
1′ Czech takes the kickoff from right to left in their traditional red top and blue short while Nigeria are in all green jersey
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Nigeria battle Czech Republic in their last friendly game before the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at the Rudolf-Tonn-Stadion on Wednesday, June 6.
The Super Eagles were handed a 2-1 defeat by the Three Lions of England in their second to the last test game at the Wembley Stadium in London four days earlier.
With Harry Kane and Gary Cahill scoring for Gareth Southgate’s side while Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi getting a consolation for the three time African champions.
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However, Gernot Rohr’s men will be hoping to avoid another defeat in their last build up game to serve as a morale booster for the team ahead of their first Group D game against Croatia exactly 10 days from now.
Czech Republic on the other hand are also coming into this game on the back of their 4-0 defeat to Australia on June 1 and they will be hoping they can bounce back to winning ways despite not participating in this year’s World Cup.