Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 2-1. Saudi Arabia caused a major upset in the event by knocking Argentina out in their group match. In the FIFA World Cup 2022 being played in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Argentina faced each other in the group match. In the first half of the match, Lionel Messi scored a penalty kick to give Argentina the lead.
Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 2-1 | FIFA World Cup 2022
Saudi Arabia scored 2 consecutive goals in the second half. The first goal was scored by Saleh Al Shahri while the second goal was scored by Salem Al Dosari. Argentina attacked the opposing goal post to end the Saudi advantage, but the Saudi players failed these attacks. Argentina has won the FIFA World Cup twice while the Saudi national team has previously participated in the World Cup competitions 5 times. Currently, Saudi Arabia’s football team is ranked 51st in the world.