The representative of the Asian continent, the Saudi Arabia national football team beat the team of Argentina in the first round of the World Cup in Qatar (2:1). The match was played at “Lusail” stadium in Lusail.
Striker Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the 10th minute of the meeting with a penalty. Saleh al-Shehri equalized in the 48th minute. At the 53rd Salem, Mohammed Ad-Dawsari brought Saudi Arabia ahead.
The Saudi Arabia team is currently ranked 51st in the FIFA rankings. The Argentina national team is in the 3rd position.
Saudi Arabia topped the group C standings with three points. The Argentina national team has not a single point.
The teams of Mexico and Poland will hold their meeting today, the broadcast will start at 21:00 Ashgabat time.
The 22nd FIFA World Cup will run until December 18. The 2022 World Cup matches are being held in Qatar at eight stadiums in five cities.
Let us note that in Turkmenistan the matches of the World Cup are shown live by the Russian TV channel “Match TV”.