Atletico Madrid defeats Super Eagles 3-2
Atletico Madrid defeats Nigeria 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.
Eagles started off with a fantastic lead with Kelechi Nwakali’s goal coming through at the 31st minute of the first half.
Three minutes after Nwakali’s breakthrough for the eagles, Atletico’s Angel Correa quickly leveled up with a goal making it a 1-1 draw.
Salisu Yusuf’s men almost restored their lead before half time, but substitute Destiny Ashadi missed an open net after great work by Samad.
Just few minutes into the second half, Atletico’s lead player, Fernando Torres put the Atletico ahead of the Eagles team before Usman Mohammed equalized for the hosts with a brilliant solo effort.
A quick attack by Borja Garces Moreno, gave the LaLiga side the final lead just five minutes before the game ended.