Over the last Worldwide break, the Tremendous Eagles drew 2-2 in opposition to Saudi Arabia and scraped a slim win in opposition to ten-man Mozambique.
A second half equalizer from West Bromwich Albion’s Semi Ajayi helped Jose Peseiro’s males to a 1-1 draw in opposition to Lesotho regardless of a lackluster efficiency, Soccernet.ng reviews.
Taking a deeper delve into the sport, Soccernet.ng brings you 5 takeaways from the match that was performed on the Godswill Akpabio Worldwide Stadium.
1. The Tremendous Eagles missed Victor Osimhen.
The staff had probabilities to attain however have been merely not medical sufficient. Taiwo Awoniyi and Ademola Lookman got here near scoring, however all of them lacked the deft final touch.
2. The Tremendous Eagles want a artistic midfielder.
Courting again to the final worldwide pleasant in October, the necessity for a artistic midfielder has been evident and it confirmed once more at the moment.
The midfield duo of Frank Onyeka and Alex Iwobi couldn’t muster up something tangible, because the Fulham midfielder was enjoying out of place and left a large workload for Onyeka.
3. Beginning 4 strikers received’t work for Peseiro.
The Portuguese tactician began Ademola Lookman, Kelechi Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi and Victor Boniface.
Whereas Iheanacho and Boniface dropped off into midfield to get the ball a number of occasions, however the staff struggled with synergy and communication because the 4 attackers made run in behind generally, leaving the midfield empty with nobody to play the ultimate cross.
4. Peseiro nonetheless not convincing.
The ex-Porto supervisor’s enjoying model has not been evident after being in cost for over a yr. The show in opposition to Lesotho at the moment was lacklustre and one would possibly marvel what’s to return for the upcoming AFCON match in Ivory Coast subsequent yr.
5. Semi Ajayi in good kind after getting back from damage.
The central defender missed a few video games for his membership facet within the Championship and returned within the early days of November as he was slowly built-in into the facet by Carlos Corberan.
Since then, the 29-year-old scored in opposition to Hull Metropolis two weeks in the past and got here up with Nigeria’s equalizer at the moment.