Nigeria have faced Argentina four times in their previous five World Cup appearances, losing on all four occasions, but the form of the South American outfit have raised hopes that the Super Eagles can end that run.
Iceland, who caused one of the biggest upsets in the tournament so far by holding two-time champions Argentina to a draw on Saturday, showed their trademark grit to stay in the game and won a penalty. The next chance fell to Leon Balogun but the new Brighton defender headed over the bar despite being unmarked.
Musa opened the scoring just after half-time with a stunning half-volley, before embarking on a blistering run down the flank and then cutting inside and slotting into the net to double the Super Eagles' lead on 75 minutes. Join me for all of the Live Updates and video highlights from the big game!
And with Croatia routing the Argentines 3-0 on Thursday, it opened the way for Iceland to claim the group's second spot in the round of 16.
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Excitingly Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland could still join undefeated Croatia in the next round, though the situation remains complicated.
Although the first half ended goalless, Iceland were the more purposeful side, with the Nigerians going into the break without a single shot on target. Expect Heimir Hallgrímsson to gamble tactically if the game is a stalemate. The six-time Iceland player of the year played a key role in the draw with Argentina and will be a threat from set-pieces from his side.
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