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Jayaditya Gupta experiences the Icelandic Viking clap at the Volgograd Arena while also being impressed by the attendance figures so far in Russia.
Nigeria's top players needed persuasion to change positions in a tactical shake-up but coach Gernot Rohr's plans paid dividends as they beat Iceland
Iceland need to beat a Croatia side their coach Heimir Hallgrimsson described as being like the other half of a married couple to make the last 16.
Ahmed Musa's majestic double saw Nigeria past Iceland and, in the process, threw Lionel Messi and Argentina a World Cup lifeline in Group D.
Ahmed Musa scored two superb goals as Nigeria jump-started their World Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Iceland in Group D on Saturday.
After wins for Brazil and Nigeria, Friday wraps up with a clash of European counterparts.
England and Tunisia players could be seen swatting away gnats during their opening World Cup game in the southern Russian city on Monday.
Iceland received deserved praise for coming back from a one-goal deficit against Lionel Messi & Co. But bigger goals beckon.
The loss to Croatia has left Nigeria needing to beat Iceland to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Here are three ways they can do just that.
Iceland will try not to melt in the fierce heat of Volgograd when they take on Nigeria in only their second ever World Cup match on Friday
You want more World Cup drama? You got it Saturday, with Messi's missed shot heard 'round the world and the VAR-ty during France's opening win.
Halldorsson's performance had all the makings of a Hollywood movie, with drama to spare and a heroic finale. It's easy to see why.
Argentina's Lionel Messi had a penalty saved, but his strike partner Sergio Aguero says the team will continue to support him.
While Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat trick in his World Cup opener, Lionel Messi could only miss a penalty as Argentina were held by Iceland.
Messi's chance came and went after 63 minutes when keeper Hannes Halldorsson guessed right to parry the spot-kick.