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Game preview: Argentina-Nigeria

Updated: June 12, 2010, 12:40 PM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

WHAT'S ON THE LINE

It's only the first game of the group for both, but Argentina expects nothing less than a win. Even that might not be enough: A loss would be calamitous, a draw not much better, and a narrow victory only marginally satisfying. Yes, the pressure is on Diego Maradona and his bunch.

Lionel Messi added to the expectations when he recently said that, man for man, there's no better side in the tournament. While getting Argentina out of the way first is good, if Nigeria ...

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