FIFA Qatar 2022: Argentina shocked by Saudi Arabia!

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FIFA Qatar 2022: Argentina shocked by Saudi Arabia!

Saudi Arabia, managed by Hervé Renard, beat Argentina 2-1 in the first match of Group C from the 2022 FIFA World Cup, in Qatar, giving the first big surprise of the most important and followed sporting event in the world of sport.

Argentina in the lead with the goal from a penalty by his star Leo Messi after ten minutes: VAR intervention to review a hug inside Abdulhamid's area on Paredes. Argentina, managed by Lionel Scaloni, cancel the double goal three times, one with Messi and two with Lautaro Martinez, due to offside, rightly reported.

Renard presents a well-square and no-frills Saudi Arabia, which with a 4-4-2 puts South American opponents in difficulty. At 48 ° Saleh Al-Shehri beats Emiliano Martinez with a great goal diagonally. 5 minutes later super goal by Al-Dawsari, who jumps two opponents and sends the ball to the intersection.

FIFA Qatar 2022: Argentina shocked by Saudi Arabia!

Argentina tries it all, especially with Juventus player Angel Di Maria. After an interminable recovery, Saudi Arabia can finally party. Argentina is in serious danger of not qualifying for the round of 16.

Argentina's next match against Mexico, scheduled for Saturday 26th, will be decisive. Lautaro Martinez told at the end of the match: "In the first half we had to score more than one goal - the Inter told the microphones of Argentine TV - But the World Cup is like this.

Now we have two finals. We lost due to our mistakes in the second half. Details that made a difference, mistakes we will have to correct." Al-Dawsari, nicknamed the Saudi Messi, scored a Messi-style goal in front of the Argentine star and then was moved.

The class of '91 boasts a presence in Villarreal in 2018: 33 minutes against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid! And on that occasion not even CR7 was able to win. We recall England won his first round match 6-2 against Iran, in match important also for political issues.