England has begun winning its preparations for the World Cup in Russia. The Three Lions beat Nigeria’s 2: 1 squad in a game played against 70,000 viewers at Wembley in London. Gary Cahill and Harry Kane scored both home hits in the 7th and 39th minutes, and the guests scored Alex Iuby in the 47th minute.
England started off the game, and after 7 minutes a great opportunity wasted as the ball bear in the middle of the box, giving Gary Cahill the chance to focus the ball on the corner.
The hosts then continued to take the initiative and missed several good opportunities. In the 13th minute, Rahim Stirling shot past the door. Then in the 38th minute Sutling again shot dangerously near the beam.
In the 39th minute England materialized its superiority with a second goal. Stirling handed Harry Kane to the penalty area, and he was on the pitch with 2: 0.
At the beginning of the second part, however, Nigeria started better and returned one shot. In the 47th minute, Alex Iubi with a courageous pass taken Odon Igalo to the penalty area, his shot flipped from the bar but Yubobi was most compassionate to get back to the ball and send it to the net.
In the 69th minute, the Superstars had a new good opportunity, as John Obi Michel fired from a distance and Jordan Pickford had to intervene decisively.
With 86 minutes played, Marcus Rashford received a nice pass in the middle right into the middle of the penalty area, but a corner kick shot just wide of the post.
This was the first of two England controls before the World Cup, with Three Lions playing in five days with Costa Rica. For Nigeria, this is a second check after the 1: 1 draw with Congo days ago. The Supers will have another control with the Czech Republic on 6 June.