5 players that played well against Argentina

5 players that played well against Argentina

Super Eagles came from two goals down against a Argentina team to cruise to an impressive victory.

The South Americans were without Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain but started the game the brighter of the two sides.

Ever Banega and Aguero put Argentina ahead in the first half but Iheanacho pulled one back before half time with a curling freekick.

Iheanacho, Bryan Idowu and Iwobi completed the comeback for the Super Eagles with goals in the second half.

Nigeria had warriors on the pitch who helped secure victory against the two time World Cup winners and NAIJ.com looks at them;

1) Kelechi Iheanacho

5 players that played well against Argentina

Iheanacho gave a good account of himself against Argentina. Source: Mirror

The Leicester City forward struggled to impose himself in the first few minutes, but the former Manchester City star gave the Eagles a life line with a stunning freekick after Alex Iwobi was fouled.

He also provided the assists from Bryan Idowu and Alex Iwobi's first goal

2) Alex Iwobi

5 players that played well against Argentina

Iwobi scored one goal and two assists against Argentina. Source: Fourfourtwo

The Arsenal player as other Nigeria players struggled in the early minutes of the game, but his drive towards the Argentine box won Nigeria freekick that Iheanacho scored.

Iwobi's goal came early in the second half when he coolly slotted home the equalizer and also scored the fourth goal.

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3) Wilfred Ndidi

5 players that played well against Argentina

Ndidi oozed class in midfield. Source: Dailymail

The Leicester City midfielder was the steel in the Nigerian midfield, he screened the back-line of the Nigerian defense, tho struggled early in the game, but he showed his class as the game went on and he oozed quality.

4) Brian Idowu

5 players that played well against Argentina

Brian Idowu made his debut and played well. Source: ScoreNigeria

The Krasnodar player who was making his debut for the Super Eagles came on as a second half sub and made an immediate impact with a well taken goal that gave the Eagles the lead, he was composed on the ball going forward and defending.

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5) Mikel Obi

5 players that played well against Argentina

Mikel Obi marshaled Nigeria's midfielder against Nigeria. Source: Espn

The former Chelsea star was composed in midfield as usual, he took him time to get going in the game, but his experience showed up at the end of the day and helped galvanize a comeback for the three times African champions.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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