World Cup 2014 – Group F: Nigeria 0 – Iran 0

17 Jun

Photo of the Iran dressing room prior to the match.

Starting Line Ups:

Nigerian Starting Line Up:
Enyeama, Ambrose, Omeruo, Oboabo, Oshaniw, Onazi, Mikel, Azeez, Musa, Emenike, Moses

Iranian Starting Line Up:
Haghighi, Montazeri, Hosseini, Sadeghi, Pooladi, Timotian, Nekonam, Haji Safi, Heydari, Ghoochann, Dejagah

Well, I had Dr. P and ForzaSusan help me with this one, so much action happened…. “Nothing happened.”

All in all it was a boring match. At least as far this World Cup goes. The final score was 0-0 with Nigeria dominating most of the match.

Nigeria’s first substitute came at the 29th minute with Yobo coming on for Oboabona. And after half-time, Ameobi came on for Moses in the 52nd minute and Odemwingie came on for Azeez.

In the 73rd minute, Jahanbakhsh came on for Dejagah and Iran’s Andranik Timotian earned a yellow card in the 75th minute. Following that, Shojaei came on for Heydari in the 89th minute but that’s all the excitement folks.

Iran:
Posession: 37%
Shots on Goal: 3
Shots: 7
Fouls: 18

Nigeria:
Possession: 63%
Shots on Goal: 6
Shots: 10
Fouls: 16

– Mandi

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