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Argentina VS Saudi Arabia, FIFA World Cup 2022

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Argentina VS Saudi Arabia / FIFA World Cup 2022 Match Summary

Argentina VS Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022. Match photo of the celebration of Saudi Arabia players, (Image Source - arabnews.com)
Image Source – Argentina VS Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022. Match photo of the celebration of Saudi Arabia players, (Image Source – arabnews.com)

What a shocker !. Argentina VS Saudi Arabia, FIFA World Cup 2022. Argentina was undefeated for 36 matches. Performance, not numbers, made the difference on the World Cup stage. Prior to the start of the World Cup, several injuries occurred in the Blue-White camp. The squad was announced without Giovanni Lo Celso. The biggest question was whether Messi was training alone even though he was with his teammates for 2 days at a time. The captain himself appeared to be injured. At the press conference, Messi dismissed that fear. He also showed fit on the field. But the teammates couldn’t sustain the urge they started the match with. Saudi Arabia’s impeccable return. 2 consecutive goals at the beginning of the 2nd half. Saudi Arabia beat Argentina 2-1 in Qatar’s 1st World Cup.

Lionel Messi gave Argentina the lead with the penalty in the 10th minute of the match. Despite attacking repeatedly, Argentina fell into the trap of offside. Saudi Arabia scored 2 consecutive goals at the beginning of the 2nd half. Argentina lost the 1st match of the World Cup. Argentina lost after 36 matches. After 32 years on the World Cup stage, Argentina started with a loss. Messi’s team lost their 1st World Cup match after 32 years.

Argentina VS Saudi Arabia, FIFA World Cup 2022 / In-depth Analysis

Lionel Messi scored at the beginning of the match. Messi fans become excited after Messi’s goal from the penalty. Lionel Messi scored from the penalty after 10 minutes of the match. The Argentines were awarded a penalty early in the Group C match when Leandro Paredes was brought down by Saud Abdulhamid. Then Messi himself came to take the penalty shot. Messi’s penalty shot was flawless & the Saudi Arabian goalkeeper MohammedAlowaiswas unable to do anything. Offside came to be a decisive factor again in the 28th minute of the match. Lautaro Martinez’s was disallowed. He ran a little too fast. That is why he had to fall under the grip of offside.

A New Saudi Arabia

This is the new Saudi Arabia in the 2nd half. At the beginning of the 2nd half, 2 goals were scored within a few minutes. The 1st is by Saleh Al-Shehri. After equalizing, the Saudi gallery got even hotter. Their roar also gave confidence to footballers. Success came quickly. Within 5 minutes, Salem Al-Dawsari’s incredible goal gave Saudi Arabia a 2 – 1 lead. Argentina failed to break their opponent’s impeccable defense. After being undefeated for 36 matches, Argentina started in despair. Shades of the 1990 World Cup when Argentina lost their opening game to Cameroon by 0 – 1.

Final Score & Result

Team1 H2 HFinal Score
Saudi Arabia022
Argentina101
Argentina VS Saudi Arabia/ Final Score

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