The Saturday 21st World Cup Preview involves top football teams across the different continents. Argentina will be representing South America as they play against Iran. African champions Nigeria will be facing Bosnia-Herzegovina in another mouthwatering encounter. The late kickoff will pit the Europe giants, Germany against a struggling Ghanaian side.
Argentina Vs Iran
The Argentineans will be looking forward to having a good performance in the first match on Saturday 21st as they play against a stubborn Iranian team that has nothing to lose in the tournament. Argentina is the clear favorite to win this match with many sports pundits predicting a big win for the South Americans. The Argentines were 2-1 winners against Bosnia-Herzegovina in their first group match encounter. With Lionel Messi leading a star-studded striking force that also has the likes of Angel di Maria, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain, there is every chance to believe that the final score will be a big win in favor of Argentina.
This does not mean that you should disregard the Iranians who held the African champions Nigeria to a barren draw in their first FIFA 2014 World Cup encounter. Iran is capable of providing a setback to Lionel Messi’s and his teammates. The Argentina Vs Iran match promises to be an entertaining match with both sides looking for a chance to proceed to the next round of FIFA 2014 World Cup tournament.
Nigeria Vs Bosnia-Herzegovina
Both Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina will be looking for their first win in the 2014 World Cup. The Nigerians were held to a 0-0 draw with Iran in their first match and will be looking for new ways that will inject some pace in their striking force. Nigerian forward Peter Odemwingie is set to make his first start in the 2014 tournament as a way of putting on some firepower on their opponent’s goal post. Joseph Yobo is also set to start as a center-back in the heart of the Nigerian defense. Head coach Stephen Keshi is confident that his squad has enough ammunition to win this bruising encounter. Bosnia-Herzegovina on the hand will be looking forward to the fitness of team captain Emir Spahic who is set to recover from a knee injury that kept him off the pitch in their first encounter against Argentina. A win will boost the Bosnia-Herzegovina team confidence as they look for a position in the last 16 round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Germany Vs Ghana
The last match on Saturday 21st will pit the European powerhouse Germany against a wounded Ghanaian team. The Germans were impressive in their opening match beating Portugal 4-0 in one of their best performance in the FIFA World Cup tournaments. Thomas Mueller scored three goals in this encounter and will be looking forward to making it to the score-sheet against Ghana. The Germans are clear favorites to win this encounter. Other key players to watch in the German team include Mesut Ozil, Sami Khedira and Lucas Podolski. Ghana on the other hand will be depending on the Ayew brothers, Asamoah Gyan and Kevin Prince Boateng to cause an upset to the Germans. This match promises to be an entertaining encounter for neutrals. German fans will hope for another win as their team battle it out against a strong Ghana squad.