Even though they only had two shots on goal, they were effective. Argentina, who spent a lot of time camped out inside Renard’s team’s box. But failed to generate many clear-cut chances, contrasted with this by being wasteful.
To stand a chance of advancing from Group C. They will need to defeat Mexico and Poland with two strong performances.
A genuine World Cup shock that will live on forever! No one would have known this before kickoff unless you were sporting the green of Saudi Arabia.
Goalkeeper Al-Owais, the Green Falcons’deserves praise for saving nearly all of the shots that were directed at him during this game. What an outcome!
A genuine World Cup shock that will live on forever!
Nobody would have expected this before kickoff unless you were wearing Saudi Arabia’s green.
Argentina will be sorry for the numerous first-half offside goals that were ruled out.
The Saudis achieved their largest World Cup victory ever thanks to two outstanding goals from Al Sehri (48 minutes) and Al Dawsari (51 minutes) in the second half.
To advance to the round of 16, they now need at least four points from their final two group games against Poland and Mexico.
Additionally, this was just Saudi Arabia’s fifth time scoring two goals in a World Cup game.
How does today’s result stack up?
The last time Saudi Arabia defeated a top team was in the 1994 World Cup when they defeated Belgium 1-0.
In the second half, Argentina kept trying to score an equalizer. Coach Lionel Scaloni even made four changes.
Saudi Arabia’s previous win over a top team came in the 1994 World Cup when they beat Belgium 1-0.