Brazil 2-0 Nigeria: Flying Eagles drop from first to third in Group D

Brazil cruised to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria’s Flying Eagles at the ongoing FIFA U-20 World Cup on Saturday, thanks to two quick-fire first-half goals.

Brazil thus took over the first position in Group D, while Nigeria dropped to third.

Coach Ladan Bosso’s boys went into the final group game high on confidence after back-to-back wins over the Dominican Republic and Italy. With six points already in the kitty, the Flying Eagles needed just one point to finish as Group D winners.

It appeared the Flying Eagles understood the assignment as they held their South American opponents for the first 40 minutes.

The Brazilians overcame their poor start in the competition and consolidated their resurgence with the 2-0 win over Nigeria.

The game

The first half at the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata began with both teams exhibiting a strong desire to take the lead.

Despite their best efforts, neither side could break the deadlock in the opening 15 minutes. Nigeria came close to opening…


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