Messi cut for top goalscorer
Lionel Messi has been cut to 5/1 by Sky Bet to finish as the World Cup's top goalscorer after netting Argentina's late winner in the 1-0 victory over Iran.
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Messi now has two goals in the tournament and is part of a congested race to finish as the top goalscorer.
The 11/4 market leader Thomas Muller of Germany has three goals and is joined on that tally by France striker Karim Benzema (7/2), Holland winger Arjen Robben (6/1), Dutch hotshot Robin van Persie (7/1) and surprise Ecuador contender Enner Valencia at 20/1.
Just one goal behind alongside Messi sit Brazil forward Neymar (7/1), Uruguay's two-goal hero against England Luis Suarez (16/1) and Croatia's Mario Mandzukic (25/1) as players who could also contend for the prize.
Nigeria are expected to join Argentina in making it out of Group F after defeating Bosnia 1-0.
The Super Eagles are 1/20 to reach the last 16 with a draw against Argentina guaranteeing progression, while Iran (15/2) need to beat Bosnia to have a chance.
Germany still have work to do if they are to progress from Group G following the 2-2 draw with Ghana.
Sky Bet expect Joachim Low's side to complete the job and make them second-favourites at 7/2 in the outright betting.
Hosts Brazil continue as the 100/30 market leaders.