Jun 2, 2018 at 5.15pm UK at ​Wembley Stadium
Attendance: 70,025

2-1

Cahill (7'), Kane (39')
Sterling (53')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Iwobi (47')
Musa (77')
Result: Kane fires England past Nigeria
Result: Kane fires England past Nigeria
England hold off a second-half fightback to beat Nigeria 2-1 at Wembley in their penultimate match before the 2018 World Cup.
Reaction
Kieran Trippier, Eric Dier and Victor Moses in action during the international friendly between England and Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Gareth Southgate hails "outstanding" Kieran Trippier
England manager Gareth Southgate heaps praise on Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier for his quality from dead-ball situations.
Jun 3, 17:45
John Obi Mikel takes down Raheem Sterling during the international friendly between England and Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
John Obi Mikel fancies England's World Cup chances
John Obi Mikel talks up the "youthfulness and energy" in England's squad following the Three Lions' 2-1 win against Nigeria on Saturday evening.
Jun 3, 17:20
John Obi Mikel takes down Raheem Sterling during the international friendly between England and Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Raheem Sterling: 'Gareth Southgate could have dropped me from squad'
Raheem Sterling is grateful that Gareth Southgate named him in England's starting lineup for Saturday's friendly against Nigeria.
Jun 3, 13:47
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Gareth Southgate pleased with Raheem Sterling display
England manager Gareth Southgate insists that he is happy with the contribution of Raheem Sterling during his side's 2-1 win over Nigeria at Wembley.
Jun 2, 22:51
Raheem Sterling without a care in the world during an England training session on June 1, 2018
Gary Cahill hails "fantastic" Raheem Sterling
England defender Gary Cahill believes that Raheem Sterling deserves credit for the way he has dealt with the media debate surrounding a number of off-field issues.
Jun 2, 22:39
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Gareth Southgate pleased with England first-half display in win over Nigeria
Gareth Southgate believes that England's first-half display in their 2-1 friendly win over Nigeria was impressive but acknowledges that the second half was more of a struggle.
Jun 2, 20:05
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Mido mocks "bad" England
Former Egypt striker Mido jokes that England are "so bad" that not even their own fans will back them for the World Cup "for the first time since 1966".
Jun 2, 19:34
The Match
Match Report
England hold off a second-half fightback to beat Nigeria 2-1 at Wembley in their penultimate match before the 2018 World Cup.
Live Commentary
Relive England's 2-1 win over Nigeria as goals from Gary Cahill and Harry Kane get their World Cup preparations off to a winning start at Wembley.
Team News
Gary Cahill and Raheem Sterling are both handed starts in England's friendly international with Nigeria at Wembley Stadium.
Preview
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Saturday's World Cup warm-up between England and Nigeria.

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