Lionel Messi opened the scoring towards Mexico with a beautiful purpose from vary, as Argentina earned a 2-0 victory.
Elegant strikes by Lionel Messi and Enzo Fernandez earned Argentina a 2-0 win over dogged Mexico in a pulsating ambiance on the Lusail Stadium on Saturday.
The consequence breathes new life into the South American facet’s World Cup marketing campaign after they suffered a shocking defeat of their Group C opener towards Saudi Arabia.
Argentina knew defeat would ship them out of the match however they began poorly, struggling to deal with Mexico’s excessive press as Messi was denied time and area to function.
Messi was nameless within the first half however he broke the impasse within the sixty fourth minute, arrowing a low shot by a crowd of defenders into the nook. The Argentinian followers who made up the vast majority of this almost 90,000-strong crowd erupted.
Enzo Fernandez sealed the victory within the 87th minute with a beautiful arcing strike. From an Argentinian nook gained on the left facet, Fernandez was in a position to slalom himself in the direction of the highest left of the field – earlier than unleashing a strike of some high quality which curled into the highest proper of the purpose.
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