France 2 Nigeria 0 - World Cup match report

Although Nigeria provided good resistance, the quality of France showed and they resolved this match in the final third with two goals and they're deservedly advancing to the quarter-finals where they'll face Germany.

It was clear this will be a difficult match for France right from the start as NIgeria played well and tested Hugo Lloris several times. France were under constant threat but their good duel play in midfield saved them from bigger danger. France tried to do something in offense but couldn't find the final pass.

In the second half France started playing better but still couldn't shake Nigeria off, and the match was still wide open. only in the final twenty minutes did France finally start playing, courtesy of Valbuena who was the key figure in every good action and eventually recorded two assists for the French victory. France deserved it, and Valbuena is the man of the match.