Argentina escapes the group stage with dramatic goal in closing minutes against Nigeria

Argentina escapes the group stage with dramatic goal in closing minutes against Nigeria

After a rough start to the 2018 World Cup, Argentina gutted out a victory over Nigeria in dramatic fashion, scoring in the closing minutes to escape to the knockout round. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Argentina found a way to survive the group stage of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday, defeating Nigeria 2-1 to finish second…

World Cup 2018: Argentina through after Marcos Rojo’s late volley downs Nigeria 2-1

World Cup 2018: Argentina through after Marcos Rojo’s late volley downs Nigeria 2-1

Highlights: Nigeria 1-2 ArgentinaMarcos Rojo scored a fine late volley to send Argentina through to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup with a dramatic victory over Nigeria in St Petersburg. A lacklustre Argentina were on the verge of an embarrassing exit, before Manchester United defender Rojo surged into the area to place Gabriel…

Argentina 15-44 Scotland: George Horne grabs brace as Scots end tour on high

Argentina 15-44 Scotland: George Horne grabs brace as Scots end tour on high

Blair Kinghorn scored his third try in five Tests for Scotland Summer tour: Argentina v Scotland Argentina (3) 15 Tries: Lezana, Gonzalez Iglesias Con: Sanchez Pen: Sanchez Scotland (36) 44 Tries: G Horne 2, Kinghorn, McInally, Bradbury, Fife Cons: P Horne 4 Pens: P Horne 2 Scotland wrapped up their summer tour with a record…

Argentina 12-30 Wales: Warren Gatland’s side finish summer tour unbeaten

Argentina 12-30 Wales: Warren Gatland’s side finish summer tour unbeaten

Josh Adams was originally withdrawn from Wales’ summer squad after being ineligible to face South Africa Argentina v Wales – second Test Argentina (5) 12 Tries: Delguy, Montoya Cons: Sanchez Wales (19) 30 Tries: Adams, Amos Cons: Patchell Pens: Patchell 6 Wales finished their summer tour unbeaten after another resounding win over Argentina in Santa…

First Test: Argentina 10-23 Wales

First Test: Argentina 10-23 Wales

Flanker James Davies races through for Wales’ first try against Argentina Argentina v Wales – first Test Argentina (3) 10 Try: Lezana Con: Gonzalez Iglesias Pen: Sanchez Wales (17) 23 Tries: J Davies, North Cons: Patchell 2 Pens: Patchell 2, Anscombe Wales produced a hugely impressive display to beat Argentina in the first Test in…

Argentina ‚cancels’ friendly with Israel

Argentina ‚cancels’ friendly with Israel

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lionel Messi on a poster in the West Bank protesting against the planned fixture Argentina has reportedly cancelled a World Cup warm-up match against Israel under political pressure over Israel’s treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain told the ESPN sports channel on Tuesday the game had been…