Saudi Arabia sealed one of many largest World Cup upsets by beating Lionel Messi’s Argentina 2-1 at Lusail Stadium in Qatar.
Messi’s quest to win the one main title to elude him bought off to a surprising begin on Tuesday and introduced again reminiscences of Cameroon’s 1-0 win over an Argentina crew led by Diego Maradona within the opening recreation of the 1990 World Cup.
Messi rolled in a penalty to present Argentina a Tenth-minute lead. However objectives by Saleh Alshehri and Salem Aldawsari in a five-minute span within the second half gave the Saudis their largest win.
This additionally rivals surprising outcomes similar to Senegal beating then-titleholder France 1-0 within the 2002 match opener and america gorgeous England by the identical rating in 1950.