FIFA World Cup 2014, Highlights: Argentina Beat Nigeria But Both Advance From Group F

Argentina topped Group F with a formidable 3-2 win against Nigeria. The Africans should hardly complain as Bosnia's 3-1 win against Iran in the other Group F match meant that they finish second in the table.

updated: June 26, 2014 00:59 IST
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World Cup in Sight! An Argentine fan celebrates his team's win against Nigeria.

Group F's second berth was tightly contested. Nigeria took on Argentina and emerged second best but their main rivals for a berth in knockouts - Iran - also lost to Bosnia. Here are the highlights from both matches. (Matchcentre | Points Table)

1125 hrs IST: Final whistle and Group F has its final two! Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 but both teams have smiles on their faces and will play in the knockout stage. Iran lose 1-3 to Bosnia which means the team allows Nigeria to come second to Argentina.

1120 hrs IST: Four Minutes of additional time in Argentina vs Nigeria. The South Americans will seal this match in all probability but there will be two winners at Porto Alegre.

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