Atletico Madrid Beat Super Eagles 3-2 In Friendly

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Atletico Madrid have defeated Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly played on Tuesday, at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

The Super Eagles B team took the lead through Kelechi Nwakali. The midfielder, who is on loan from Arsenal, cut in and lashed an effort past Jan Oblak.

But the newly-crowned Europa League champions quickly levelled through Angel Correa.

Salisu Yusuf’s men almost restored their lead before half time, but substitute Destiny Ashadi missed an open net after great work by Samad.

Fernando Torres came off the bench to head Atletico Madrid in front in the second half, before Usman Mohammed equalized for the hosts with a brilliant solo effort.

Borja Garces netted the winner for the LaLiga side with five minutes left.

– Daily Post

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