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Greece 2 vs. Nigeria 1 in the 2010 World Cup

Information about the 1st Round Group B game played in the 2010 Soccer World Cup between the National Teams of Nigeria and Greece with details about goals, starters and reserves, substitutions, cards and more.

Game played in the

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2010

2 - 1
Goals:
Goal min 16
16'
Kalu Uche
44'
Goal min 44
Dimitrios Salpingidis
71'
Goal min 71
Vasileios Torosidis

Players

Greece Greece
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
12.
DF
8.
DF
11.
DF
15.
Goal min 71
DF
16.
DF
19.
37'
MF
6.
MF
10.
MF
21.
FW
14.
Goal min 44
FW
17.
79'
Entered
MF
18.
79'
FW
7.
37'
Other Reserves
GK
1.
GK
13.
DF
2.
DF
3.
DF
4.
DF
5.
DF
22.
FW
9.
FW
20.
Not Available
MF
23.
Athanasios Prittas (injured)
Coach: Otto Rehhagel
Nigeria Nigeria
Pos Je Player
Starters
GK
1.
DF
2.
DF
3.
55'
DF
6.
DF
17.
MF
12.
Goal min 16
MF
14.
MF
15.
MF
20.
FW
8.
FW
11.
46'HT
Entered
DF
5.
77'
DF
21.
55'
77'
FW
19.
46'HT
Other Reserves
GK
16.
GK
23.
DF
22.
MF
4.
MF
13.
FW
7.
FW
9.
FW
10.
FW
18.
Coach: Lars Lagerback

Abbreviations and Notes:
Pos = Position. It shows the player's natural position but not necessarily the one he played in this particular game
Positions: GK: Goalkeeper / DF: Defender / MF: Midfielder / FW: Forward
Je. = Jersey number / (C) = Captain / HT: at half-time

Cards

National Team
Player
Card and Minutes
Greece
Greece
Sokratis Papastathopoulos
15' yellow card
Nigeria
Nigeria
Sani Kaita
33' ejection - straight red card
Greece
Greece
Alexandros Tziolis
59' yellow card
Greece
Greece
Georgios Samaras
88' yellow card
Nigeria
Nigeria
Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi
89' yellow card

Substitutions

Greece Greece
Minute
37
Georgios Samaras
replaced
Sokratis Papastathopoulos
Minute
79
Sotiris Ninis
replaced
Theofanis Gekas
Nigeria Nigeria
Minute
46 (in the break)
Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi
replaced
Peter Odemwingie
Minute
55
Uwa Echiejile
replaced
Taye Taiwo
Minute
77
Rabiu Afolabi
replaced
Uwa Echiejile

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