Suffering a shock opening-day defeat to Saudi Arabia, Argentina secured a much-needed 2-0 win over Mexico in their second match in Group C on Saturday (November 26).
Lionel Messi scored his second goal at the 2022 FIFA World Cup to give La Albicelste the lead in the 64th minute. In the 87th minute, Enzo Fernandez scored a solid goal to seal the lead over the Mexicans. .
Argentina were in high spirits during the dressing room celebrations after their first win at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Captain Lionel Messi also joined in the celebrations, and appeared to have kicked the colored cloth. green, similar to the Mexican jersey, while taking off his shoes.
Alvarez, who has won multiple world championships, spotted Messi’s alleged disrespect in Argentina’s dressing room video and called him out. Twitter. The Mexican boxer wrote (translated into English):
“Did you see Messi cleaning the floor with our shirt and flag?????”
Messi’s team will play the final match of Group C of the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Poland on November 30, Mexico will meet Saudi Arabia in the final match of Group C at the same time.
Lionel Messi revealed that Argentina was very angry after the shock defeat to Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup
La Albicelste lost 1-2 to Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, marking the end of their 36-match unbeaten streak. Messi, who helped the two-time world champions get their campaign back on track with an exceptional performance against Mexico, has revealed how the team feels after the defeat.
Speaking after the game against Mexico, the Paris Saint-Germain star said (via Middle of the day):
“We were very angry the last few days after that result. We don’t expect to start the World Cup with a defeat. The days become very long. We want to change the situation.”
The goal against Mexico marked Lionel Messi’s 8th goal in World Cup history (from 21 games). He is now on par with 1986 World Cup hero Diego Maradona and needs three more goals to surpass Gabriel Batistuta’s 10-goal record.
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