Recap

World Cup 2022 2021-2022

Lusail

Argentina
Saudi Arabia
1 - 2
Final Score
Game Statistics
0 Yellow cards 6
0 Red cards 0
9 Corner Kick 2
0 Saves 5
6 Shots on Goal 2
15 Shots 3
85.2%
Pass Accuracy
40.0%
Shot Accuracy
OFF
10
F
7
SH
15
67.5%
Pass Accuracy
66.7%
Shot Accuracy
1
OFF
21
F
3
SH
Ball Possession
69%
31%

Recap

In their opening match Group 3 at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia shocked footballing heavyweights Argentina, in an upset praised throughout the Arab world.

Salem al-Dawsari of Saudi Arabia scored at the start of the second half to give his team a 2-1 advantage.

Argentina star Lionel Messi scored a penalty when Leandro Parede was fouled inside the box in the first half. After the start of the second half, Saleh al-Shehri had scored an equalizer.

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Details

Date Time League Season Full Time
November 22, 2022 11:00 World Cup 2022 2021-2022 0'

Venue

Lusail

Results

Team1st Half2nd HalfGoalsPossession
Argentina11169%
Saudi Arabia02231%