‘This is Nigeria’ - Super Eagles’ victory over Iceland sends Twitter into frenzy

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Skipper John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses had to be cajoled into new roles as Rohr heeded the criticism that followed his side's opening Group D defeat by Croatia.

Wilfred Ndidi forced Hannes Halldorsson into a fine fingertip save with a wickedly dipping shot from distance in the 58th minute.

Both Nigeria's clash with Argentina and Iceland's match with Croatia take place simultaneously at 7:00pm BST (2:00pm ET) on Tuesday June 26. Join me for all of the Live Updates and video highlights from the big game!

Super Eagles duo of Odion Ighalo and Victor Moses have said that the team will have a better game in tomorrow's second group match against Iceland in Volgograd, saying they've learnt their lessons in the 0-2 loss to Croatia.

Excitingly Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland could still join undefeated Croatia in the next round, though the situation remains complicated.

Alex Iwobi will be hoping to start again on the wing, and his trickery will be a needed if Nigeria is to break down the Iceland defence. The tiny European nation did ride their luck, however, with Messi missing a second-half penalty.

The Super Eagles were on the front foot early on but they could not create clear-cut chances, while Gylfi Sigurdsson forced Francis Uzoho into two saves in the opening five minutes.

Nigeria are the youngest squad in Russian Federation and Rohr said the experience would see them return much stronger for the next World Cup in Qatar.

In a potential blow for Iceland, winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson - who is central to the team's quick, counter-attacking style - is a doubt after tearing a muscle in the Argentina game. "It gave us more space and the speed proved decisive for us".

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