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Spain vs Nigeria takes place in the Confederations Cup 2013 soccer tournament on Sunday with Spain looking to win their final group game and confirm themselves as the winners of the group. The game kicks off at 3 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream (details below).
Nigeria are on the verge of elimination from the tournament, but they still have the slimmest of chances to progress if things go right for them today.
At the moment Nigeria are only ahead of Uruguay on goal difference – they are four better off on goal difference, which seems pretty comfortable. However, Nigeria must play Spain today where as Uruguay are playing whipping boys of the group, Tahiti.
Uruguay are likely to beat Tahiti by more than five goals, meaning that not only must Nigeria beat World Cup and European champions Spain, they must probably beat them by a number of goals. That scenario is quite unlikely, but no doubt Nigeria will do all they can to disrupt Spain and see if they can cause a major upset.
Meanwhile, Spain just have to avoid losing by four or more goals to progress. In most pundits' eyes it is much more likely that Spain will beat Nigeria by four goal than vice versa.
Coming into this game Spain do not have any injury worries, and they may mix their team up again after their second string destroyed Tahiti earlier in the week.
Meanwhile for Nigeria, they will have to play today without Nnamdi Oduamadi, who was hurt in the Uruguay match.
Spain vs Nigeria will kick off at 3 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream by clicking here.