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Akpeyi starts, as Iheanacho, Iwobi lead Eagles' attack — Argentina Friendly

Akpeyi starts, as Iheanacho, Iwobi lead Eagles' attack — Argentina Friendly

Freekick on the edge of the area for Argentina.

Adepoju further called on Gernot Rohr's men to take positives from the tie which will help their preparations for the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Debutant Idowu made it 3-2 in favour of Nigeria moments later when he latched onto a pass inside the box delivered by Iheanacho.

He has done so while overhauling the squad, and lowering its average age.

The cross comes in again - the corner taken short to Dybala first - but Nigeria clear with ease.

The 29-year-old had become his nation's joint-third highest scorer in history when he found the net in the first half, but he fell ill in the changing room at the break.

Ever Banega and Aguero gave Argentina the lead, with Aguero's Manchester City teammate Kelechi Iheanacho pulling a goal back for Nigeria just before halftime with a free kick.

However, as the ball went all the way through to the goalkeeper, the centre referee let it go, not wishing to disrupt the flow of the game.

La Albiceleste were eventually able to turn the screw as the half wore on. He was replaced by Dario Benedetto. "I know we are capable and have the individual talent to be able to get out of these situations and I'm worried about what happened tonight".

Pressing is a double-edged sword: executed well, and it will create danger for the opponent; execute badly, and it will create danger for yourself.

Ironically, he is one of five Nigeria players who can boast of having scored against Argentina at senior level.

If he does, he would also be the first to beat them away from home.

Argentina fell to a 4-2 defeat, with three of Nigeria's goals coming after half time.