Saudi Arabia shook the soccer fraternity getting back from behind to register a 2-1 win over two time world champions Argentina to kick off their 2022 World Cup marketing campaign. A defeat not one of the travelling Argentina followers may’ve anticipated. It could solely be truthful if few of them shifted allegiances halfway by way of the match, because it occurred on the Lusail Stadium on Tuesday, November 22.
In a current video shared on social media, an Argentina fan will be seen swapping shirts together with his Saudi counterpart after which indulging in profitable aspect’s chants.
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After going one purpose down within the first half after Lionel Messi transformed from the penalty spot, Saudi Arabia marked a powerful comeback early within the second half.
Saleh Al-Shehri, who was simply too fast for Romero, squeezed in a low shot to equalise within the forty eighth minute off what was Saudi Arabia’s first shot on the right track.
5 minutes later, Salem Al-Dawsari plucked the ball out of the sky close to the left nook of the field, twisting and turning, earlier than bending a shot into the far prime nook roller from the sting of the field to finish the Asian aspect’s comeback.
Regardless of loads of possession within the later levels of the sport, Argentina had been unable to penetrate Saudi Arabia, who had been competing of their sixth World Cup however had by no means beforehand gained a gap recreation.