Argentina secured their place in the 2022 World Cup Round of 16 after winning 2-0 against Poland at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Thursday (1/12) early morning Western Time from Indonesia.
Goals from Alexis Mac Allister (46′) and Julian Alvarez (67′) take the Albiceleste to the round of 16. Lionel Messi had the chance to score but his penalty was saved by Wojciech Szczesny in the 39th minute.
Poland, who were beaten by Argentina, also continued their run at the 2022 World Cup. Poland are in the last 16 due to a superior goal difference to Mexico, who won 2-1 against Saudi Arabia.
Mexico and Poland each have four points from three matches. But Poland’s goal difference is 0, while Mexico’s is -1.
Meanwhile, in Group D, Australia accompanied France as a representative for the Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup.
The Socceroos qualified for the Round of 16 of the World Cup after beating Denmark 1-0 at Al Janoub Stadium on Wednesday 11/30. Mathew Leckie’s only goal brought Australia to the side of France.
Tunisia’s victory over France did not affect their chances of qualifying for the Round of 16 due to Australia’s victory over Denmark.
Tunisia remain knocked out of the 2022 World Cup, but sit third in Group D with four points. Meanwhile, Denmark are bottom of the standings with one point.
Elsewhere, Salem Al Dawsari’s goal against Mexico made him one of the players to score twice at the 2022 World Cup.
However, Al Dawsari couldn’t continue this impressive record as Saudi Arabia had already been knocked out of the 2022 World Cup.
The results of the 2022 World Cup, Wednesday (30/11) and Thursday (1/12) in the morning WIB:
Australia vs Denmark 1-0
Tunisia vs France 1-0
Poland vs Argentina 0-2
Saudi Arabia vs Mexico 1-2
World Cup 2022 standings:
1. Netherlands 7
2. Senegal 6
3. Ecuador 4
1. England 7
2. United States of America 5
4. Wales 1
1. Argentina 6
2. Poland 4
3. Mexico 4
4. Saudi Arabia 3
*Poland are ahead on goal difference over Mexico
1. France 6
2. Australia 6
4. Denmark 1
1. Spain 4
2. Japan 3
3. Costa Rica 3
4. Germany 1
1. Croatia 4
2. Morocco 4
3. Belgium 3
1. Brazil 6
2. Switzerland 3
3. Cameroon 1
4. Serbia 1
3. South Korea 1
World Cup 2022 best scores:
3 goals: Enner Valencia (Ecuador), Kylian Mbappe (France), Cody Gakpo (Netherlands), Marcus Rashford (England)
2 goals: Bukayo Saka (England), Mehdi Taremi (Iran), Olivier Giroud (France), Ferran Torres (Spain), Richarlison (Brazil), Lionel Messi (Argentina), Andrej Kramaric (Croatia), Alvaro Morata (Spain), Cho Gue Sung (South Korea), Mohammed Kudus (Ghana), Bruno Fernandes (Portugal), Salem Al Dawsari (Saudi Arabia)
1 goal: Craig Goodwin, Mitchell Duke (Australia), Jude Bellingham, Jack Grealish, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden (England), Kylian Mbappe, Adrien Rabiot (France), Davy Klaasen, Frenkie De Jong (Netherlands), Salem Al Dawsari, Saleh Al Shehri (Saudi Arabia), Ilkay Gundogan, Niclas Fullkrug (Germany), Ritsu Doan, Takuma Asano (Japan), Dani Olmo, Marco Asensio, Gavi, Carlos Soler (Spain), Michy Batshuayi (Belgium), Breel Embolo (Switzerland), Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Rafael Leao (Portugal), Andre Ayew, Osman Bukari, Mohammed Salisu (Ghana), Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Ramin Rezaeian (Iran), Boulaye Dia, Famara Diedhiou, Bamba Dieng, Ismaila Sarr, Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal), Piotr Zielinski, Robert Lewandowski (Poland), Enzo Fernandez (Argentina), Keysher Fuller (Costa Rica), Alphonso Davies (Canada), Romain Saiss, Zakaria Aboukhlal (Morocco), Marko Livaja, Lovro Majer (Croatia) , Jean Charles Castelletto, Vincent Aboubakar, Eric Choupo-Moting (Cameroon), Strahinja Pavlovic, Sergej Milinkovic- Savic, Aleksanda r Mitrovic (Serbia), Casemiro (Brazil), Moises Caicedo (Ecuador), Timothy Weah, Christian Pulisic (USA), Henry Martin (Mexico), Luis Chavez (Mexico), Julian Alvarez (Argentina), Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina), Mathew Leckie (Australia), Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia)
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