The Argentine team arrived at the Qatar 2022 World Cup under great expectations, due to the good football present it was going through, but suffered a severe blow: they lost to Saudi Arabia on the first date of Group C. The result was unexpected and there were strong reactions from the albiceleste press.
Ole’s title: “A World Coup. The National Team lost to Saudi Arabia in the debut of Qatar 2022. They won it due to a penalty from Messi, three goals were disallowed and they turned it around. Incredible”.
TyC Sports was direct: “Argentina suffered a blow and got complicated”.
Clarín published the following: “Argentina got entangled in the web of Saudi Arabia and suffered a historic bump in Qatar”.
For its part, ESPN released: “Not to be believed: Argentina lost in its debut against Saudi Arabia”.
The TNT Sports post: “Qatar 2022: the team could not make its debut against Saudi Arabia”.
La Nación put on its web cover: “A historic defeat. The team was wrapped in a sandstorm and the horizon clouded over”.
Infobae said: “Argentina suffered an unexpected defeat in their debut and was left with no margin of error in the World Cup”.
ARGENTINA FIXTURE AT THE WORLD CUP QATAR 2022
Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup is made up of Argentina, Poland, Mexico and Saudi Arabia. Get to know the complete fixture:
Date 1: tuesday november 22
FT: Argentina 1-2 Saudi Arabia – Lusail Iconic Stadium
– Mexico vs. Poland – Stadium 974 (11:00 am Peruvian time)
Date 2: Saturday November 26
– Poland vs. Saudi Arabia – Education City Stadium (8:00 am)
– Argentina vs. Mexico – Lusail Iconic Stadium (2:00 pm Peruvian time)
Date 3: Wednesday November 30
– Poland vs. Argentina – Stadium 974 (2:00 pm Peruvian time)
– Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico – Lusail Iconic Stadium (2:00 pm Peruvian time)
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