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    Greece turn on his hopes in the World Cup this time, after beating Nigeria 2-1. In this game, the Super Eagles had to play ten men after Sami Kaita receiving a red card.

    Greece beat Nigeria 2-1 in a match that was held Thursday (17/06/2010).

    Additional three digits to revive the Rehhaggel Otto team hopes in World Cup 2010. With three points, Giorgos Karagounis et al. ranked third in Group B. This value is equal to South Korea in the second staircase, Greece lost the productivity goals. This is the first victory of the team "Domestic Gods" in the history of their participation in the World Cup.

    The match

    Greece presented the first threat in this match. Lob kick Kostas Katsouranis disposed of nearly half the field had stopped by Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama.

    Vice Africa opened the scoring when the game was a quarter of an hour through a free kick kalu Uche. Before breaking into the Greek goalkeeper, the ball had bounced on the ground and to deceive the goalkeeper Alexandros Tzorvas.

    Super Eagles had to play ten men since the 32nd minute after Sami Kaita received a red card after the votes are unfair action by kicking Vasilis Torosidis.

    In the remaining time, the Greek press the Nigerian defense. Action Enyeama several attempts fail Otto Rehhaggel subordinates.

    The best opportunities Affairs Gods Giorgios Samaras got five minutes to rest. But kick that led to the goal were driven by Lukman Haruna.

    One minute into the break, Greece managed to score a goal kick by Dimitrios Salpingidis penyama. Receiving the ball from Katsouranis, Salpingidis opened fire from outside the penalty box.

    The next ball hit the foot and rolled into the goal Haruna Nigeria. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Enyeama dead step.

    This is Greece's first goal in over their participation in the World Cup.

    Superior amount of players actually used by the European champions in 2004's. In the early second round action from the right wing Loukas Vyntra several times troublesome Nigerian defense. Yet Nigeria is also several times also launching raids.

    Kirgiakos! Header with just welcomed football-minute corner at 55 can still be secured by Enyeama.

    Both teams recorded a ripe opportunity in the adjacent time, when the game entered an hour. Greece stormed ahead through Theofanis Gekas kick from close range that can still be driven by Enyeama.

    Furthermore, Nigeria's turn to threaten. Through a counterattack, Chinedu Obasi Ogbuke in cooperation with Yakubu Ayegbeni. Shot both names can still be thwarted goalkeeper Alexandros Tzorvas. Ball reflection accepted by Obasi, but strayed from the goal kick.

    Enyeama! With his left hand, Nigeria's number one goalkeeper is important to do the rescue by counteracting the ball Samaras header in the 68th minute.

    Greek efforts bearing fruit in the 70th minute. Alexandros Tziolis balls hard kick Enyeama been stopped, but it is not perfect. Vasilis Torosidis grabbed and ripped the ball bounce wicket Nigeria. 2-1, Greece lead.

    Five minutes later Enyeama back into action. This time the goalkeeper's Hapoel Tel Aviv was dismissed spurn Giorgos Karagounis.

    In the remaining time the two teams launched mutual pressure. But there is no additional goals are created.

    Team Line-up:

    Greece: 12-Alexandros Tzorvas; 16-Sotirios Kyrgiakos, 8-Avraam Papadopoulos, 19-Sokratis Papastathopoulos (7-Giorgios Samaras 35 '), 15-Vasilis Torosidis, 11-Loukas Vyntra, 21-Kostas Katsouranis, 6-Alexandros Tziolis, 10-Giorgos Karagounis, 17-Tehofanis Gekas (18-Sotiris Ninis 79 '), 14-Dimitrios Salpingidis

    Nigeria: 1-Vincent Enyeama, 6-Danny Shittu, 2-Joseph Yobo, Taye Taiwo 3-(Uwa Echijele 21-56 '), 17-Chidi Odiah, 20-Dickson Etuhu, 14, Sani Kaita, 15, Lukman Haruna, 11-Peter Odemwingie (19-Chinedu Obasi Ogbuke 46 '), 8-Yakubu Aiyegbeni, 12-kalu Uche


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