Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup match at the Lusail Stadium witnessed a major upset. With the help of second-half goals from Sahil Al Shehri and Salem Al Dosari, Saudi Arabia stunned title contenders Argentina by defeating them 2-1. From Saudi Arabia, Sahil Al Shehri (48th minute) and Salem Al Dosari (53rd minute) played an important role in winning the team by scoring goals. At the same time, Lionel Messi (10th minute) from Argentina scored only one goal through penalty.
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Both the teams got off to a great start in the first half. But Messi gave Argentina the breakthrough in the 10th minute of the match, when he scored through a penalty to give the team a 1–0 lead. At the same time, Saudi Arabia also continued to attack during this period. But he did not get any success till the first half and Argentina was ahead in the match by 1-0.
Right from the start of the second half, Saudi Arabia came back and scored one goal after another in a brilliant game. Sahil Al Shehri (48th minute) and Salem Al Dosari (53rd minute) scored to completely turn the match around. Saudi Arabia kept the pressure on Argentina till the final whistle and won the match 2-1 in a major upset of the tournament.
His players and fans rejoiced at Saudi Arabia’s victory, while Argentina’s supporters were stunned by their team’s defeat.