WORLD CUP LIVE: Iran 0 Nigeria 0

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9:51pm

All done and dusted. A goalless draw that did exactly what it said on the tin...

9:48pm

Pooladi makes a fine challenge to deny Ameobi an easy header.

9:39pm

Adranik drags a shot wide from about 20 yards out. Iran definitely finishing strongest.

9:35pm

Dejagah misses a big chance for Iran, a great cross from the left.

9:34pm

It opened up for Onazi there - but his shot was easily gathered by Haghighi.

9:33pm

Adranik gets booked.

9:29pm

Oshaniwa crosses for Ameobi - whose header goes just wide. Was going to say it was the best chance of the game but the referee blew for a foul...

9:25pm

Ghoochannejhad hits a shot on the spin but it's well over the bar. Iran just starting to come into it.

9:21pm

Nigerian supporters are getting restless, no wonder. 

9:17pm

Emeneke strikes for goal after some decent work from Ameobi. Poor again.

9:11pm

Set piece deliveries have been so poor tonight. Think this has all the hallmarks of the first 0-0 draw at this World Cup.

9:03pm

Second half had better improve...

8:47pm

Half time - and not a classic by any stretch.

8:45pm

Wanderers getting another mention there as Adranik clatters into a Nigeria midfielder.

8:39pm

Ghoochannejhad, Ghoochannejhad, Ghoochannejhad, Ghoochannejhad - think the commentators could use a bit of practice on this fella.

8:35pm

And it leads to a good chance - save from Eneyema as Ghoochannejhad heads towards goal.

8:33pm

Iran finally force a corner, 33 minutes into the game.

8:27pm

There hasn't been a goalless draw at this World Cup so far (or any draw for that matter) but the standard of passing in this one suggests it's a prime candidate.

8:23pm

All the possession has been with the African champions but they have lacked a final pass so far.

8:15pm

It's been all Nigeria but the chances have dried up over the last few minutes.

8:09pm

Emenike shows great strength on the left and put a good ball across the box. Onazi stabbed the ball towards goal but it went wide of the post.

8:08pm

Nigeria have the ball in the net but the goal was ruled out by the referee for a foul on the keeper. Looked a bit harsh.

8:03pm

Moses has the first effort at goal, right footed from the edge of the box. Easy for the keeper Haghighi.

8:00pm

8:00pm

Nigeria had a nightmare four years ago and Iran not exactly noted for their World Cup pedigree. Super Eagles definitely favourites.

7:49pm

Time for round two and a test of my keyboard skills as Nigeria face Iran in Grou p F.

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