Trading Places, in this case that of second place in Group B. The first seems to have dominated the overflowing of the disgraced coach Argentina Maradona, for second place is already the last call to Greece and Nigeria, both losses at presentation. Eventually check Greece, with a 2 to 1 on comeback but Nigeria can complain to the expulsion of Kaita, who leaves her in ten of 32 ‘and the uncertainty of Enyeama in recovery, which stained a race from there perfect, a real gate, by the African n.1.
In the field – German Rehhagel, coach of Greece, host a 5-3-2 rather elastic, with a lone striker Gekas, buzzing around which in turn Salpingidis former Inter Karagounis. Vintra and Torosidis are the external front of the defense is the Sienese Tziolis. In Nigeria Lagerback opts for a 4-3-3 with striker Yakubu, assisted by Odemwingie and Uche. In midfield there is the trio-Etuhu-Haruna Kaita, left lane on the back of all tip Taiwo (due out through injury but the 53 ‘).
It is played – the first time on the pace of play very low. The two teams seem to play chess, to see a shot, so to speak, it was not until 12 ‘when Katsouranis try a lob from 40 meters, in very truth Loff: comfortable grip of the Nigerian goalkeeper Enyeama. Two minutes after the first yellow card of the match, the victim Papasthatopoulos Genoa player for a foul on Odemwingie. To break the boredom we think the 16 ‘an innocuous free kick beat from Nigeria, Kalu Uche beats, crossing the ball across the penalty area and behind the bag Tzorvas unresponsive. And ‘the 1 to 0 of Africa, which eventually produces a shock in the match. Greece accuses the wrong shot and steps on steps, only Karagounis tries but with poor results. At 32 ‘But fate lends a hand to the Greek form of expulsion against the Nigerian Kaita, the protagonist in an attempt to negative reaction against Torosidis. Now the band-Rehhagel finally wakes up and starts to produce opportunities, thanks to the decisive change from the greek ct 36 ‘: out of an uncertain Papastathopoulos inside striker Samaras. A minute later Salpingidis to tap the same but only the dress rehearsal, is 43 ‘, good work Hellenic Tziolis from vertical to Katsouranis, Salpingidis same ball that the opposing party a deviation, the symbol 1 to 1.
We are shooting: Lagerback sent immediately instead of field Obasi Odemwingie. Nigeria, now seems back in the game must Tzorvas smanacciare corner a menacing attack. At 53 ‘Taiwo, for the second time in two games, must surrender to a physical trouble and gives way to Echiejilé. Enyeama foil a header Kyrgiakos then at 58 ‘a repartee from heart attack, the first close to the goal of overtaking Greece. (Translated from Italian)