Best World Cup games: Saudi Arabia beat Argentina, Messi in historic shock

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Continued on Tuesday Argentina Stunned Saudi Arabia, 2-1, 36-match unbeaten streak.

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Here are the top plays from Tuesday’s group stage action.

Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia

2nd min: Closer to the early target!

Lionel Messi had his first shot on goal more than 100 seconds into the 2022 World Cup, but a fine one-handed save from Saudi Arabia’s keeper Muhammad Al Owais kept the game scoreless.

10th minute: Allow him to re-introduce himself

After Argentina were awarded a penalty kick after video review in the 10th minute, Messi stepped up and scored his first goal of the 2022 World Cup with ease.

Lionel Messi scored a penalty in the 10th minute to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over Saudi Arabia.

In the 10th minute, Argentina’s Lionel Messi scored a penalty kick following a foul by Saudi Arabia’s Mohamed Kanno.

22nd min: Messi almost had another!

The Argentina star appeared to have a clean break to get his second goal, but he was only ruled offside. The decision was upheld on VAR.

27th min: Another near miss

After this, Argentina went in search of their second goal Lautaro Martinez The score was ruled short for offsides.

35th minute: Offside again

Argentina scored four times in the first half, but Messi’s 10th-minute penalty kick was the only real score for the three goals ruled out by offside calls.

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According to Opta Analyst, Argentina have already been caught offside seven times in this tournament. The team with the most performances in the last World Cup match Netherlands vs Costa Rica 13 offside calls in 2014.

49th minute (1st half extra time): Big loss for Saudi

Saudi Arabia captain Salman Al Faraj He went down with an apparent injury shortly before the end of the first half. With the Saudis already under pressure from Messi’s early goal, it would be a huge blow to the underdogs’ chances.

48th minute (Second Half): Saudi Arabia tie it up!

Suddenly Argentina rallied to equalize at one apiece through Saudi Arabia’s Saleh Alshehri’s beautiful ball.

53rd minute: Saudi Arabia lead!

The Saudi Arabians are suddenly knocking on the World Cup door after Salem Altawsari’s laser put them 2-1 up.

63rd min: Huge save puts Saudi in front

Another fine save from Muhammad Al-Owais kept Saudi Arabia in front as Argentina pushed for an equaliser.

83rd minute: Messi’s near miss

Argentina still looked to level the scores and avoid disaster, but Messi’s free kick went over the crossbar and his header was saved by Al-Owais two minutes later.

92nd min: INSANE save

Incredible save by Saudi Arabia’s back row keeps Argentina in front as they continue to press for a goal:

101st min: Another Saudi save for shock!

Al-Owais made another incredible diving save to help Saudi Arabia pull off the biggest upset in World Cup history against Argentina.

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