In Argentina‘s second encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2022, which took place at the Lusail Stadium on November 26 at 1:00 am local time, Mexico was their opponent. Argentina came out on top in this encounter against Mexico, winning by a score of 2-0 and securing three points for themselves. The previous encounter that Argentina played against Saudi Arabia was one that they did not win, so they absolutely need to win this one as well. As Argentina struggled to find their footing in the first half of the encounter, both the team and their supporters found themselves in a state of increased tension. After scoring the opening goal for Argentina in the second half, Lionel Messi sparked the nation’s renewed optimism with his performance. The stadium was packed with supporters from both Argentina and Mexico, but unfortunately for Mexico, they came out on the losing end of the match. On the other hand, Argentina’s supporters were overcome with jubilation after their team won the match.
Both of the teams had a really strong performance. Mexico competed fiercely against Argentina in a head-to-head match. Throughout the entirety of the game, Argentina held control of the ball 59% of the time, while Mexico held it only 41% of the time. Argentina had a total of 528 successful passes, an accuracy rating of 84% on their passes, and they were awarded 4 corners. Mexico, on the other side, had 370 successful passes, a pass accuracy of 76%, and two corners granted to them during this match. This match had a significant number of fouls, with Argentina committing 15 and Mexico committing 19. Overall, there were a lot of fouls in this game. Mexico was shown four yellow cards, whereas Argentina only received one yellow card for their play.
During the course of this match, a total of two goals were scored, both of which were scored by Argentina. In the first half of play, neither team was able to find the back of the net. Even though Argentina gave it their all to score goals in the first half, they were unable to do so because Mexico’s defense was too strong. The play of Argentina’s team during the first half of the match was not very impressive. During this time frame, they did not perform their full complement of instruments. The score was knotted up at zero apiece after the first period.
In the second half, Mexico and Argentina both made attempts to score goals, but Argentina did not provide Mexico with any opportunity to do so. As a result, Mexico was unable to score any goals during the second half. Lionel Messi was instrumental in Argentina getting their first score on the board. At the 64-minute mark of the game, he scored an outstanding goal. The roars of Argentina’s supporters could be heard all over the stadium. At that time, the score was 1-0 in favor of Argentina. Enzo Fernandez scored the game’s second and decisive goal with 87 minutes of the game. He scored an incredible goal for Argentina. The stadium was packed with the cheers and excitement of Argentina’s supporters. At that precise time, it became quite clear that Argentina would emerge victorious from the contest. Argentina emerged victorious from the contest with a final score of 2-0.
After playing in two matches, Argentina has accumulated three points and is now in the second place in the point table for Group C. One of these two bouts saw them come out on top, while the other ended in defeat. Poland currently sits atop the standings with a perfect score of four points following their second match. After two matches, Mexico has accumulated a single point and is now in the bottom place of the point table. Of their two matches, Mexico has drawn one and lost one of them.
In Argentina’s third match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will take place at the Stadium 974-Ras Abu Aboud on Thursday, December 1 at 1:00 am local time, Poland will be their opponent.
Argentina vs Mexico
|1st Half||2nd Half||Full Time|
Lionel Messi – (Argentina) – 64’
Enzo Fernandez – (Argentina) – 87′