In Qatar, the Argentines are among the favourites to win, and a victory there would close the one significant gap in his record. But Argentina would equal its best finish if it won or drew against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia is one of the tournament’s weakest teams in FIFA World Cup .
With one more encounter, Argentina would have tied Italy’s record for the longest unbeaten streak in international men’s soccer, which was set from 2018 to 21. Since losing 2-0 to Brazil in the 2019 Copa America, Argentina has gone undefeated. 1978 saw Argentina’s first World Cup victory. , then once more in 1986, the year prior to Messi’s birth. In 2014, the squad made it to the final but lost to Germany. Four years later, in Russia, the team suffered a heartbreaking exit in the round of 16.
Four players are participating in their fifth World Cup, including Messi. Along with Guillermo Ochoa and Andres Guardado from Mexico, he plays forward for Portugal alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.
2018 saw the first round elimination of Saudi Arabia after a 5-0 defeat to host Russia. The Saudis will be hoping to get out of the group stage for just the second time, after 1994, in a difficult Group C that includes Mexico and Poland. In the previous ten games, the team has only won two.
The Winner’s of 2018 FIFA World Cup
In a repeat from four years ago, the defending champion France kicks off play against Australia on Tuesday. Paul Pogba’s shot in the 81st minute, which was an own goal, bounced in off a defender to give France a 2-1 victory in Russia. Following knee surgery, Pogba is not participating in the team, while N’Golo Kante and Karim Benzema are also out, reducing France’s star power by two more.
Raphael Varane, a defender who had a hamstring injury in October, is anticipated to participate by France.
Kylian Mbappe is prepared to help France win consecutive championships. When he scored in the World Cup final and led France to victory four years ago, he was just 19 years old. Mbappe wants to add to his total of 28 goals from international play in the Group D opener.However, France had only one victory in its previous six games when it came in Qatar.
Australia needed a thrilling penalty shootout victory over Peru in the playoffs to even make the World Cup roster.
On the first of eleven days with four games each day, Mexico plays Poland, while Denmark takes on Tunisia.
Robert Lewandowski, a striker for Poland, helped his country qualify for the World Cup by scoring nine goals and providing four assists. He had twice as many direct goal involvements (13 total) than any other teammate.
However, he has never scored at a World Cup, and Poland placed last in its group in 2018. The Barcelona forward is anxious to access the internet in Qatar.
Without a doubt, I consider the previous World Cup, According to Lewandowski it’s a dream come true for him to score at a World Cup, and he will stop at nothing to achieve this objective. He also said he is hoping that it will happen during this World Cup.
Mexico, on the other hand, has successfully exited group play in each of its last eight visits, with its last failure to do so occurring in 1978. In five of the nation’s previous six World Cups, the national team has won its inaugural game.
Argentina has not lost since losing to Brazil by 2-0 in the 2019 Copa America. Argentina first victory in the World Cup came in 1978, and then they repeated it again in 1986 — one year before the birth of Messi . The Argentina side was defeated by Germany in 2014, and also 2018 it was eliminated in the round of 16 in Russia.
Messi, meanwhile, joins the club of the players making their fifth World Cup appearance.The other players in this elite club are Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, and Mexican players Guillermo Ochoa and Andres Guardado.
Saudi Arabia was eliminated in the first round in 2018, with a 5-0 loss to host Russia. In a tough Group C that includes Mexico and Poland, the Saudis will be trying to advance out of the group stage for only the second time, after 1994.
Argentina’s Record Winning streak
Argentina’s record of unbeaten 36-match thrashed by Saudi Arabia in the 2022 World Cup as Argentina could score 1 goal in reply of Saudi Arabia’s 2 goals.
Key Players of Argentina
2.Rodrigo de Paul
3. Cristian Romero
What are the chances of Argentina’s side of winning FIFA World Cup 2022
Argentina next faces Mexico on November 27 and then it will take on Poland on December 1.
If Argentina wants to be in the tournament and qualify for the next stage then it needs to win both there games so that they qualify for later stages of the tournament.But for Argentina to qualify it should outscore Mexico and Poland heavily to boost its chance of qualification.