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Nigeria vs Germany Live Score and commentary, Rio Olympics 2016 football

Nigeria 0-2 Germany ( - Klostermann 9', Petersen 89')
Updated: 18 August 2016 02:23 IST - Published: 17 August 2016 22:19 IST
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That's it from us tonight. Hope you enjoyed our live coverage and do join us for the rest of our Olympic coverage.

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FT: Nigeria 0-2 Germany : Brazil face off against Germany in the gold medal match of the Rio 2016 Olympics. An early goal from Klostermann resulted in Germany asserting their dominance in the first half, before Nigeria were caught out late in the second half by substitute Petersen to wrap up the win. Nigeria will play Honduras in the bronze medal match, while Germany and Brazil face off in the Olympic final. The last time the two teams met in a major tournament? Brazil 1-7 Germany.

Oh boy.

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90' 3 minutes of injury time

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89' Nigeria are caught upfield as they chase a goal, and Germany counter through Selke on the right. He puts a ball across the box for Petersen to tap in at the far post, although the substitute did look offside. Academic, as Germany are now through. Nigeria 0-2 Germany

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89' GOAL PETERSON!!!

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86' John Obi Mikel is lining up a free-kick in a promising position. He lofts the ball into the box, but his teammates are unable to make much of the delivery.

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84' Captain Max Meyer comes off for Nils Petersen, with Sule taking the armband

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81' Oh my. That is reminiscent of David Beckham's penalty miss, as the free-kick is sent into orbit.

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81' Well hello, Nigeria have a free-kick in a tempting position.

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80' Just 10 minutes to go in a very disappointing second half in stark contrast to the first. The Super Eagles in particular have been very poor, considering their swashbuckling performances in the Olympic's so far.

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78' Nigeria have the ball in Germany's half and a poor challenge from Meyer needlessly concedes a free-kick in a threatening position. Nigeria are unable to make much from the set-piece, however.

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76' Proemel comes on for Sven Bender.

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74' Gnabry cuts inside a couple of challenges and watches as his shot is blocked for a corner. Sule goes close from the far post from the set-piece, but Germany are still unable to make the game safe.

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72' I wish I had much to report for you - I'm in danger of falling asleep here, just as I'm sure many of you are. Stay with me, maybe Nigeria can stun this game into life with an equaliser.

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68' The game's gone rather quiet as Germany attempt to break down Nigeria's defence, but Meyer and Brandt's passes forward are intercepted. 

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64' Ajayi comes on for a tiring Umar Sadiq

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64' Timo Horn is nearly caught out at the near post from the cheeky free-kick and he voices his frustration with his wall.

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63' Umar Sadiq does well to earn a free-kick. This is probably Nigeria's best avenue of scoring - they have been comfortably second best in this game.

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58' How is this still 1-0? A corner is recycled to Gnabry in space on the left edge of the box, but instead of crossing to multiple German shirts, he opts to shoot from a difficult angle and then blazes over, much to his teammates annoyance. Somewhere in London, a watching Arsene Wenger clucks his tongue in disapproval.

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57' Great play from Toljan as he chases a lost cause on the right wing and sends in a low cross only for Nigeria to wake up and clear.

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55' Lars Bender is down with an injury - I wonder is Sven Bender feels the same pain?

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52' Great defending from Ginter as he prevents Ezekiel from causing any further damage on the left wing with a powerful, jinking run.

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49' HOW HAVE THEY NOT SCORED?! Gnabry with a powerful run forward finishes with a through ball to Selke, and the striker takes the ball round Daniel but is unable to shoot from a narrow angle and watches as his cross is cleared.

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48' SAVE! Gnabry does well to cut inside and rifle a low, curling shot with the instep of his right foot that was destined for the bottom corner, only for Daniel to react well and make a fingertip save, diverting the ball out for a corner.

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47' An early chance as Gnabry almost gets on the end of a ball forward in the box, but Daniel rushed out to collect and dispel the danger.