Afterward super Eagles of Nigeria came from two goals down to trash Argentina on Tuesday in a 6-goal thriller in Russia on Tuesday.
Goals from Banega and Manchester city’s forward, Kun Aguero, put the Messi-less Argentine side ahead in the first 36 minutes.
Meanwhile in the 44th minute, Leicester forward Kelechi Iheanacho began Nigeria’s fightback with a curling free kick that beat the Argentine’s goalkeeper.
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi grabbed a brace. He score in the 52nd and 73rd minute.
Brian Idowu had scored Eagles’ third goal in the 54th minute.