Saudi Arabia in a shocking performance have defeated World Cup favourites Argentina in a display of resilience. This happened at the on-going World Cup in Qatar.
After a dominant first half display by the Argentine team, they however failed to secure all three points. This is after having two goals cancelled before the half time whistle.
Lionel Messi scored the only of the match for the Argentine team through a penalty in the first 10 minutes of the match.
Both Messi and Lautaro Martinez had their goals ruled out after a VAR intervention for offsides in the build-up.
The Saudi Arabia team on the other hand turned the game around. This happened immediately after the second half began, with a goal from Saleh Alshehri’s 48’ to level up with Argentina. On the 53rd Minute Saleh Aldawsari scored the winning goal.
Saudi Arabia’s keeper, in a stunning performance, stalled all possible goals from the Argentine team up until the last minute.
This defeat saw Argentina 36 games unbeaten run come to a shocking end by the middle eastern nation.