FIFA World Cup 2022 road to the final: Argentina
December 15, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
Argentina fought their way back from intense criticism to prove everyone wrong and swaggered their way to the final of 2022 FIFA World Cup.
After being stunned by Saudi Arabia in their first game of the campaign, Argentina bounced back in style.
Let's take a look at Argentina's road to the 2022 FIFA World Cup semi-finals.
It was a major disappointment for Argentina, who suffered a 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia in their first group-stage match.
Lionel Messi scored again as Argentina held on to secure a comfortable 2-0 victory over Mexico in the second game.
In their last group-stage game, Argentina defeated Poland 2-0 and qualified for the knockouts.
Messi found the net once again with a brilliant shot as Argentina fended a resilient Australia to win their Round of 16 games 2-1.
Argentina prevailed 4-3 on penalties over the Netherlands after scores were tied 2-2 in extra time.
Messi converted a penalty and had a hand in the other two goals by Julian Alvarez, leading Argentina to a 3-0 win over Croatia in the semi-final.
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