In the first round match of the group stage of the World Cup, Argentina's national team was defeated by Saudi Arabia with a score of 1-2.
Lionel Messi, the 35-year-old Argentine forward and French champion PSG (video), who is in his 5th World Cup appearance, opened the scoring in the 10th minute with a penalty kick.
The Saudi Arabian team scored 2 goals in 5 minutes with 29-year-old striker Saleh Al Shehri (video) and 31-year-old midfielder Salem Al Dawsari (video).
In the other match of Group C the teams of Mexico and Poland will meet. The game will start at 20:00 Yerevan time.
World Cup 2022, group stage, first round
Argentina vs Saudi Arabia: 1-2
Lionel Messi, 10 (stoppage time) - Saleh Al Shehri, 48, Salem Al Dawsari, 53