Argentina will take on Nigeria in the round-of-16 fixture of the U20 World Cup at the Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario on Wednesday. The South American team won all three of their group stage games to qualify for the knockout stage as the group toppers. On the other hand, Nigeria won their first two fixtures before losing 2-0 to Brazil to end up second.
Argentina have scored a total of 10 goals in their first three games at the World Cup. They are the clear favourites to progress further based on form but Nigeria will pose a difficult challenge.
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Argentina vs Nigeria kick-off time
|Date:||May 31, 2023|
|Kick-off time:||10pm BST|
|Venue:||Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario|
The U20 World Cup round-of-16 fixture between Argentina and Nigeria will be played on Wednesday, May 31. Kick-off is at 10pm BST in the UK.
How to watch Argentina vs Nigeria online - TV channels & live streams
The game will be shown on FIFA+ in the United Kingdom. The match highlights will be made available on these platforms after the full-time whistle.
Team news & squads
Argentina team news
Center-back Tomas Aviles will return to the matchday squad after missing the previous game due to receiving two bookings in the victory against Guatemala. Federico Redondo filled in as a replacement and it remains to be seen if he will return to the bench.
Up front, Alejo Veliz has scored three goals so far and is the leading scorer for Argentina in the tournament. He will once again lead the line in the knockout stage.
|Goalkeepers:||Gomes Gerth, Lavagnino, Claa|
|Defenders:||Gomez, Di Lollo, Barco, Vega, Giay|
|Midfielders:||Perrone, Miramon, Tanlongo, Redondo, Infantino, Carboni, Aguirre, Soule, Gauto, Romero|
|Forwards:||Veliz, Maestro Puch|
Nigeria team news
Nigeria have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their crucial round-of-16 fixture against Argentina.
The African team is likely to be unchanged from their lineups in the group stage. Salim Lawal, Samson Lawal and Jude Sunday have all scored one goal each for their team and will be looking to increase their tally.
|Goalkeepers:||Aniagboso, Nwosu, Utoblo|
|Defenders:||Fredrick, Bameyi, SF Lawal, Ogwuche, Agbalaka, Israel, Njoku, Augustine|
|Midfielders:||Eletu, Daga, S. Lawal, Nadi, Ibrahim|
|Forwards:||Jude, Sarki, Emmanuel, K. Ibrahim, John|
|July 2005||Argentina 2-1 Nigeria||U20 World Cup|