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LIVE: Nigeria vs Serbia

FULL TIME!!!! Mitrovic hits a brace to earn Serbia 2-0 win over the Super Eagles of Nigeria. 87′ Substitution!! (Nigeria) Iwobi leaves the pitch for Junior…

FULL TIME!!!! Mitrovic hits a brace to earn Serbia 2-0 win over the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

87′ Substitution!! (Nigeria) Iwobi leaves the pitch for Junior Ajayi.

84′ Yellow Card!!! (Serbia) Mitrovic after a fight.

84′ Yellow Card!!! (Nigeria) Ogu after a fight.

80′ G-O-A-L!!! Aleksandar Mitrovic doubles Serbia’s lead and gets himself his second goal of the match. Nigeria 0-2 Serbia.

77′ Substitution!!! Double substitution for Nigeria as Moses Simonreplaces Joel Obi and John Ogu for Onazi.

75′ SAVE!!! Serbia is still putting the pressure on the Eagles and Kostić hits a shot but Uzoho is on hand to collect.

71′ SHOT!!! Ighalo (Nigeria), with his back against the goal turns to hit a shot which is easily collected  by the Serbian Goalkeeper.

68′ G-O-A-L!!! Alexandra Mitrovic puts the ball in the net to give Serbia a lead after a great move. Nigeria 0-1 Serbia.

67′ MOVES!!! Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi (Nigeria) has been mesmerising the spectators with great moves since the start of the second half.

65′ Substitution!!! (Serbia) M. Grujić is in for N. Matić

63′ CHANCE!!! After missing an acrobatic kick inside the box, Ighalo (Nigeria) shoots high over the bar.

61′ Musa snatches the ball before racing down the left flank but his cross misses Ighalo.

58′ SAVE!!!! Uzoho catches from Ivanovic’s shot from within the Eagles box.

53′ Fine attacking move by the Super Eagles but Onazi fails to hit his hot on goal hard enough.

51′ OFF-SIDE!!! Ighalo (Nigeria) is flagged off-side.

48′ Iwobi (Nigeria) locates Ndidi with a lovely pass but the Leicester City midfielder in unable to control and it goes out for goal kick.

46′ Substitution!!! (Nigeria) Odion Ighalo replces Chelsea Wing-back Victor Moses.

SECOND HALF is underway….

HALF TIME!!! It’s still goaless going into the break. Mitrovic has been very impressive for the Serbians while Wilfred Ndidi ticking the box for the Super Eagles and Victor Moses doing damage upfront. Nigeria 0-0 Serbia.

45′ Nigeria supporters making the stadium lively with songs as they cheer the Super Eagles on.

40′ SHOT!!! Tadic (Serbia) gets the ball at the edge of the box on the left flank before letting a shot fly but his effort het the side-netting with Uzoho well beaten.

36′ FREE-KICK!!! Musa (Nigeria) is clipped by Ivanovic and it’s a free-kick.

35′ WIDE!!! Moses (Nigeria) gets the ball outside the area but his shot is wide.

33′ FREE-KICK!!!! Ivanovic (Serbia brings Moses down at the edge of Serbia’s box. Moses steps up to pla but his effort is blocked by the Serbian wall.

30′ SHOT!!! Matic (SERBIA) shoots from the edge of the Nigerian box but its blocked by the defenders.

29!!! NIGERIAN FANS!!! They have taken over the stadium singing "All we are saying, give us a goal."

27′ WIDE!!! Victor Moses dances his way past Serbians before laying a pass to Iwobi outside the area who blasts a shot wide.

25′ SAVE!!! Uzoho saves from Tadic’s one time shot. It was a smart save which ensures scoreline stays at Nigeria 0-0 Serbia.

17′ CHANCE!!! Uzoho (Nigeria) misses the ball in the air from a corner-kick but the Serbians did not take advantage and the Eagles clear.

13′ NOT A GOAL!!!! Ther Serbian side seem to have got the ball over the line but Uzoho picks it up and the referee rules "No goal".

11. OVER!!! From the corner kick, the ball falls to Onazi (Nigeria) who blows his shot wide.

10′ SHOT!!! Victor Moses unleashes a shot from outside the area but Serbia goalkeeper blocks and Iwobi allows ir to roll over the line for corner kick.

9′ Musa (Nigeria) dances his way into the Serbian penalty area but his final pass is bad.

7′ SHOT!!! Mitrovic (Serbia) hits a shot outside the super Eagles area but Francis Uzoho blocks.


The Super Eagles take on Serbia at the Hive stadium in London. Kick-off time is 8pm.

Eagles Line Up: 23 F. Uzoho, 20 C. Awaziem, 5 W. Troost-Ekong, 24 B. Idowu, 21 T. Ebuehi, 13 W. Ndidi, 17 O. Onazi, 25 J. Obi, 18 A. Iwobi, 7 A. Musa, 11 V. Moses

Substitutes: 22 U. Agbo, 26 O. Ajayi, 6 L. Balogun, 3 E. Echiejile, 27 S. Eze, 16 I. Ezenwa, 9 O. Ighalo, 10 M. Agu, 19 J. Ogu, 28 G. Okechukwu, 2 O. Aina, 4 K. Omeruo, 12 A. Shehu, 15 M. Simon

SER Line Up: 1 V. Stojković, 11 A. Kolarov, 5 M. Nastasić, 6 B. Ivanović, 2 A. Rukavina, 21 N. Matić, 4 L. Milivojević, 17 F. Kostić, 22 A. Ljajić, 10 D. Tadić, 9 A. Mitrović

Substitutes: 16 D. Basta, 23 M. Dmitrović, 14 M. Gaćinović, 24 M. Grujić, 19 N. Maksimović, 20 N. Maksimović, 18 I. Obradović, 8 A. Prijović, 12 P. Rajković, 3 D. Tošić, 13 M. Veljkovic, 7 A. Živković