Nigeria Vs Argentina, 26 June

Super Eagles of Nigeria

It remains to be seen if the Super Eagles will opt for the more defensive 4-2-3-1 they rolled out against Croatia or if they go with 3-5-2 they used to defeat Iceland. A resurgent Super Eagles could prove to be tricky opposition for an Argentina side facing infighting in their camp with manager Jorge Sampaoli's position threatened, and anything but a win would result in elimination. And he will hope his showing against the Vikings help him tie down a starting spot on Tuesday.

Argentina and global star Lionel Messi head home from the 2018 World Cup with a draw or loss against Nigeria in a critical Group D matchup that gets underway Tuesday afternoon at 2 p.m. ET.

With all four teams alive in Group D, things could get wild on Day 13 at the World Cup.

But Nigeria, who are likely to need no more than a point to finish second, believe the balance of power is finally going to swing their way.

It means they must beat Nigeria tonight and hope Iceland do not get a victory over group toppers Croatia.

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Rohr assured Nigerians that Victor Moses, who was criticised for his seeming "bad attitude" in the first two games, is committed to the cause, adding: "He is very fit and has been working hard in training". Even with a win over Nigeria, Argentina will potentially have to compete with Iceland on goal differential.

The 2-0 win for the Super Eagles is their first victory in a World Cup game by a margin more than one goal in 24 years. We look at the three players who could step forward and make a difference for their teams.

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Zabaleta, who won the 2005 Under-20 World Cup and the 2008 Olympics alongside Messi, wrote in his column for the BBC: "The happiest I saw Messi when I played alongside him for Argentina was in 2012 - he scored a hat trick against Brazil in NY and played the whole game with freedom and a smile on his face".

Hello. Before we begin, please join me in a moment of silence.

Kun is Argentina's only goalscorer so far, netting a superb opener in the 1-1 draw against Iceland.

He is one of various animals testing their psychic credentials at the World Cup, including hippos Milya and Glyasik in Kaliningrad, Spartak the lemur in Yekaterinburg and Harry the otter in Sochi.