Argentina beat Saudi Arabia, even with Messi on the field
Argentina started the World Cup with a bitter loss. The match with Saudi Arabia ended with the result 1-2 for the latter. It was the Argentines who took the lead in the 10th minute of the first half, when Lionel Messi scored a penalty.
But the second half started fast for the Arabs, who scored first with Saleh Alshehri in the 48th minute.
While, 5 minutes later, they doubled the result with Salem Aldaësari.
Argentina and Saudi Arabia are in Group C, along with Mexico and Poland, who meet at 17:00.