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Spain Hammer Nigeria’s World Cup Group Opponents Argentina In Friendly

Spain Hammer Nigeria’s World Cup Group Opponents Argentina In Friendly

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Group D opponents Argentina were hammered 6-1 by Spain in Tuesday’s international friendly match at the Wanda Metropolitano, home ground of Atletico Madrid.
A hat-trick from Real Madrid’s Isco and a goal each from former Chelsea striker Diego Costa, Thiago Alcantara and Liverpool flop Iago Aspas saw Spain inflict the heavy defeat on Argentina.
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi got Argentina’s only goal.
Isco has become the first player from Real Madrid to score a hat-trick for Spain since Fernando Morientes in 2003 against Ecuador.
Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi was not in the squad for Argentina in the game.
Costa broke the deadlock in the 12th minute before Isco made it 2-0 in the 27th minute.
Otamendi reduced the deficit for Argentina in the 39th minute.
Isco however restored Spain’s two-goal advantage in the 52nd minute to make it 3-1.
Bayern Munich midfielder Alcantara got in on the scoring act to put Spain 4-1 up.
Aspas extended the Spaniards lead to 5-1 in the 74th minute before Isco completed his hat-trick to end the game 6-1 to Spain.

COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 10
  • Abdulrazak 8 months ago

    It’s going to be an interesting summer in Russia.

  • sanni Abdul 8 months ago

    Nice one! so the eagles still try sha!

  • David Ekpe 8 months ago

    It will be bro

  • makinde 8 months ago

    The 2nd goal by our opponent happen because the goal keeper is out of position. World cup is not for inexperience

  • Where was Messi?

  • Josiah Oyedele 8 months ago

    I see SE defeating the Argies @ the Mundial. They are not invisible.

  • Is Abielestina a name of footbal or super eagle a name footbal team only iwobi and onazi if not victor moses na fool dont want giv his best pride,no midfielders and no defenders except ekong

  • Pls find victor moses replacement he is too proud arrogant he cannot be carry S E to de promise land

    • Wisdomokpako 8 months ago

      Who is better than Victor Moses in the current SE team.what the team lack is cohesion, technicality and set pieces

  • Ernest Alum 8 months ago

    We started that game with the mind of getting draw and playing safe because of injury and the Serbians where in to win with all determination because of there last lost game. But our boys over showed less determination. I hope they don’t go into the world cup proper with such spirit.