MATCHS DU JOUR 13
First sensation of this World Cup 2022.One of the biggest upset in the history of the FIFA World Cup once again falls against competition favorites Argentina. Captain Leo Messi who is chasing the title could see that dream cut short even in the group stages. After a surprised shock in the opener in the 1990 edition in Italy by Cameroon, with Diego Maradona being the star man of the side and the competition, this time around Argentina of Leo Messi falls at the beginning against the modest team of Saudi Arabia (2-1). The Albiceleste, winner of the last Copa America, were surprised by the men of Herve Renard.
The Argentinians started well in their match, opening the score in the first minutes of play with a penalty from the inevitable Lionel Messi (10'). But the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner and his teammates will then fall into a certain ease, while Saudi Arabia, it was rising in power.
A rise in power which will be concretized at the beginning of the second period, when Saleh Al Shehri equalizes for the Saudis (48'). The Saudis came out of the locker room full of energy and even scored a second goal in the next minute with a superb shot from the lively Salem al-Dossari (53'). Argentina, who had gone 36 games without defeat, already have their backs to the wall in this group. This definitely will be Messi's last chance to win the the World Cup and the early signs are not looking good.