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World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi’s Argentina Qualifies To The Quarter Finals Of The Competition

World Cup 2022: Lionel Messi's Argentina Qualifies To The Quarter Finals Of The Competition

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Argentina recorded a 2-1 against Australia in a 2022 FIFA World Cup round of 16 fixture played on Saturday, December 3, 2022.


Argentina dominated the opening first-half exchanges and went ahead in the 35th minute when Nicolas Otamendi pulled the ball back for Lionel Messi to score.

The Albiceleste took a lead to the break and in the second half continued to pin their opponents back.

In the 57th minute, Argentina went two goals up when Manchester City forward Julian Alvarez capitalized on a mistake after intense pressing.

Australia did not give up and pulled one back as Enzo Fernandez deflected the ball into his own net.

Lautaro Martinez had several chances to put Argentina out of sight as Australia piled on the pressure late.

Emiliano Martinez made a huge stop late in the game as Argentina held on to win the game and set up a quarterfinal fixture against the Netherlands

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