Saudi Arabia pulls major upset, defeating tournament favorites Argentina in their first match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Saudi Arabia’s national football team pulled off the first upset of the FIFA World Cup 2022 by defeating Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Saudi Arabia beat three-time world champions Argentina by two goals to one. The first goal of the match was scored by Messi in the 10th minute Argentina and in the 48th minute, Saudi Arabia’s Saleh Al Shehri scored a goal.

Saudi Arabia pulls major upset

Then after just five minutes, Saudi footballer Salim Al-Dusiri scored a goal and gave the team the lead. It should be noted that the Saudi national team has previously participated in the World Cup 5 times. The match was played at Lusail Stadium in the Qatari capital, Doha, in which a large number of Saudi fans participated.

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Riaz Shirahili could not participate in today’s match as he needs treatment under medical supervision. Before the match, Renad, the French coach of the Saudi team, said that the national team is fully prepared for the competition. On the other hand, Argentine player Messi said that Qatar FIFA World Cup is the last destination of his journey from where he will fulfill his dream of winning the World Cup. The Saudi team is in the third group along with Argentina, Mexico, and Poland.

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