Lionel Messi's Argentina lost 1-2 to Saudi Arabia. Argentina's first goal came in the 10th minute when Messi converted a penalty. Saudi Arabia's forward Saleh Al-Shehri equalized in the 48th minute, & midfielder Salem Al Dawasari won five minutes later.

            

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Lionel Messi's Argentina Shocked As Saudi Arabia Win 2-1

WHAT?

 Lionel Messi's Argentina stumbled to a shock 1-2 defeat against Saudi Arabia and hence their tournament started on the worst note possible.

HOW?

Just minutes into the second half, Saudi Arabia scored a stunning equalizer through Saleh Al Shehri and then Salem Al Dawsari doubled the lead for his side, courtesy of a brilliant solo goal. Earlier in the first half, Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the spot after VAR intervention saw Argentina earn a penalty against Saudi Arabia.

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Both Messi and Lautaro Martinez have seen multiple goals being denied by offside flags. Credit to Saudi Arabia for not letting the game go out of their hands at half-time, with Argentina only being 1-0 up at the break.