2014 World Cup Live Updates: Round of 16 – Live Blogs & Updates

Desperate defending already!

Peter Odemwingie takes the ball down in the area froma cross here, but it bounces away and he can’t get a shot on goal! Nice and open so far.

Olivier Giroud now wastes a great opening as an easy pass would put Karim Benzema through, but the Arsenal forward miscontrols it and Nigeria cover well.

Morty, in a way I agree, but Brazil can in no way look to sit back with no pressure in front of their own fans.

Paul Pogba is finding some good space in the final third – Nigeria would do well to close that up before he picks a pass.

Nigeria break! But Yohan Cabaye closes up the space excellently!

wy, I’ve gone 4-2 France and 2-1 Germany.

. Close to a shooting chance for the France forward.

First corner of the game to Nigeria as Laurent Koscielny heads out of play now.

Ahmed Musa takes it and Jospeh Yobo tries to meet it near-post, but France clear their lines.

Blaise Matuidi gets in behind in the box on the left and pulls back for Olivier Giroud, but Nigeria put it out for a corner.

Mathieu Debuchy gets up the right but is challenged well, and just takes a while to get up after landing on his arm. He’s good to continue, though.

Mathieu Debuchy clips a nice cross into the area which nearly falls from Karim Benzema, but Nigeria clear

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