After a goalless first half in the match between Argentina and Mexico, it can be said that everyone felt dissatisfied. Both teams played very slowly in attack.
After changing teams, Albicelestes tried to attack all the time, but until the 64th minute they were hitting their heads against the Mexican wall. Then Messi got the ball from Di Maria, twenty meters away. He aimed very accurately, right on the ground, right at the post!
In the 87th minute, Fernandez came to the spade. Gutierrez made a great pass and from the corner of the penalty area he fired perfectly into the long corner. Argentina beat Mexico 2-0.
Bands that played in the tracks:
Argentina: Emiliano Martinez – Gonzalo Montiel (63 Nahuel Molina), Lisandro Martinez, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna – Rodrigo de Paul, Guido Rodriguez (57 Enzo Fernandez), Alexis McAllister (69 Exequiel Palacios) – Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez (63. Julian Alvarez), Angel Di Maria (69. Christian Romero).
Mexico: Guillermo Ochoa – Nestor Araujo, Cesar Montes, Hector Moreno, Jesus Gallardo – Andres Guardado (Eric Gutierrez 42), Luis Chavez, Hector Herrera, Kevin Alvarez (Raul Jimenez 66) – Hirving Lozano (Roberto Alvarado 73), Uriel Antona).
Argentine false start
Argentina, two-time world champions, were in a tailspin after a false start. In the first series of games, they sensationally lost to Saudi Arabia (1: 2). Poland’s draw with Mexico was the best result for Lionel Messi and his team mates, but another failure could rule them out of Saturday’s World Cup.
The Albicelestes played for Mexico in their fourth World Cup. They’ve eliminated him twice in the round of 16 – in 2006 and 2010, and had previously played against each other in 1930.
The defeat against the Saudis, the first since July 3, 2019, shocked the Argentine players and was supposed – according to the media – to shake their self-confidence.
After the second series of matches in Group C Poland has four points and is ahead of Argentina by oneWhich – after a thrilling 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on Tuesday – beat Mexico 2-0. Saudi Arabia is in third place, also with three points, and Tri has one point.
An emotional match between white and red
Poland won with Saudi Arabia 2:0 and the match was full of emotions. Three positions presented the most: the goal of Piotr Zelensky, the goal of Robert Lewandowski and a penalty kick saved by Wojciech Chesny. After all, the MPV award was given to the meeting. It was in the hands of Robert Lewandowski.
Emotions came to a head just before the break, when Poland had a modest 1:0 lead. In a harmless situation, Christian Bilik fouled his opponent in the penalty area, and the referee, after the intervention of the video assistant referee and watching the replay, signaled “eleven”.
It was perhaps the most beautiful moment in the history of Wojciech Szczecin’s performances in a T-shirt with an eagle on his chest. First, he fantastically defended the penalty kick, threw himself into his right corner, and then rebounded from the opponent’s rebound.
Full match between Poland and Saudi Arabia over here.
And the decisive matches of Poland – Argentina and Saudi Arabia – Mexico will begin on Wednesday at the same time – 20:00.
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