Lionel Messi's Argentina will be in the World Cup's knockout rounds, but it was Marcos Rojo who was the unlikeliest of heroes.
With the group stages yet to be completed, Russia 2018 has seen its 100th goal thanks to a moment of magic from Argentina star Lionel Messi.
Jorge Sampaoli has rolled the dice with five changes for Argentina as Lionel Messi aims to keep his World Cup dream alive against Nigeria.
Pablo Zabaleta has been concerned by Lionel Messi's body language in Russia but backed the Argentina skipper to shine against Nigeria.
Nigeria have the chance to dump Lionel Messi out of the World Cup by avoiding defeat to Argentina - but that has not always been easy.
Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa's decision to leave his Leicester City nightmare behind has paid dividends at Russia 2018.
Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has endured an underwhelming World Cup so far but Jorge Sampaoli is backing him to salvage their hopes.
Argentina's World Cup bid might be on the brink of collapse, but head coach Jorge Sampaoli backed them to turn things around versus Nigeria.
Brian Idowu is relishing sharing the same pitch as Argentina superstar Lionel Messi but insists there will be no room for sentiment.