Nigeria Bows Out Of The World Cup 2-0 To France and moves on to the Quarter finals…
First Half Highlights
In the first half, the game started out with both teams trading possession and attack on each others goals. In the 13th minute Emenike took a pass down the left fowled just outsde the the 18 yd box
Giroud got the the first shot off for the French side from a pass from Benzema fro the left side for the field which he sent over the bar.
Emenike got one past the france goal keeper in the 18th minute, but Emenike was ruled offside. One minute later Benzema was ruled offside on a Valbuena cross when he found himself in front of goal one on one with the Nigerian goalkeeper.
one minute later Valbuena sent another sweet cross inside the 6 yd box, Pogba met it with a volley with the outside of the right foot, but the Nigeria keeper came up big parrying it to the left side of the goal.
Valbuena sent a nice pass in to Debauchy from the right and he drove it to the right of the goal in the 39th minute.
Nigeria came right back down the right flank where they have been attacking from all day and ___ drove the ball straight to the goalie.
Second Half Highlights
In the second half the game continued back and forth.
On the 68th minute Benzema missed a glorious chance to make it 1-0, as the Nigerian goalkeeper made a superb save from his one-on-one point blank shot, but the ball kept going forward…and a defender cleaned up preventing the ball from going across the Nigerian goal line.
Pogba would score form a header in the 78th minute from a Valbuena corner which went all the way to the far post off a Enyeama deflection on to the head of a waiting Pogba who headed back across the goal into the near corner.
France went up 1-0
Enyeama was called upon to make several saves and keep the score close. The question of whether Nigeria could come back like they did in the Argentina game was answered in the ____ minute.
France scored their second in the 92nd minute of a Valbuena cross which ____ flicked on which touch defender Yobo and went in.
The game ended in a 2-0 win from France. France moves on to the quarter finals.