Messi’s Argentina team, who lost their first match to Saudi Arabia, beat Poland by two goals in their last match to top the group.
Tunisia beat title contenders strong France by one goal in a thriller but failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup as Australia took six points from their match. While Tunisia had only four points. On the other hand, Poland, who were defeated by Argentina by two goals to zero, entered the quarter-finals against Mexico due to a one-goal lead.
Tunisia pulled off another upset at the 2022 FIFA World Cup by beating France 1-0 in a thrilling match on Wednesday.
In the Group D match played at the Education City Stadium, Tunisian captain Wahbi Khizri scored the winning goal in the 58th minute. After giving a tough challenge to two-time world champions France in the first half, Tunisia took the lead through Khizri’s goal in the second half. received The Tunisian side were looking to win after full time but Antoine Griezmann scored in the last minute of extra time and the stadium fell silent. The Tunisian fans felt they had been robbed of a precious victory, but the referee only then decided to review the goal. After looking at the VAR, the referee declared France’s goal offside, due to which Tunisia beat France by one goal. Tunisia registered their first World Cup win against any European country.
Despite the win, Tunisia failed to progress to the Super 16 stage as they finished third in Group D with one win, one draw and one loss, while France and Australia finished the first stage as the top two teams. It should be noted that France, who had already qualified for the quarter-finals, rested nine players from their first match, but when the goal was scored, they fielded their best players, after which France’s performance improved.
Messi’s Argentina team, who lost their first match to Saudi Arabia, defeated Poland by two goals in their last match. Meanwhile, in the second match of the group, Mexico defeated Saudi Arabia by two goals to one. At one time, Mexico was also winning by two goals against Saudi Arabia, due to which there was a problem as to which of Poland and Mexico would go to the quarter-finals, but due to Saudi scoring at the end, Poland won due to better goal difference. Qualified while both had four points. Argentina topped their group despite their first loss. The Polish goalkeeper saved a penalty taken by Messi to create a sensation in the match, but the Argentine team later scored twice.