Argentina vs Australia – Argentina advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2022 Qatar World Cup after beating Australia in the round of 16. Argentina’s match against Australia took place on Sunday (12 April 2022) morning at the WIB at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar. As a result, Argentina won her 2–1. Argentina, nicknamed the Argentine national team, opened the scoring with a Lionel Messi goal in the 35th minute, which was Messi’s first goal in the knockout stage of the World Cup. The World Cup goal was in the group stage. Messi has now scored nine goals for Argentina in the World Cup. He has already surpassed Diego his Maradona (8 goals) and is close to Gabriel Batistuta (10 goals).
Argentina vs Australia
The Argentine national team then doubled their advantage with a kick from Julian Alvarez in the 57th minute.The lone return goal from Australia came in the 77th minute through the suicide of Enzo Fernández. qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup, where they will face the Netherlands, who qualified after defeating the United States 3-1. Match Review Argentina completely dominated the game from the first minutes.
However, Lionel Messi and others failed to fire a single shot during the first 15 minutes. Lionel Scaroni’s men struggled to find gaps in the Australian defenses, which appeared narrow and disciplined. Australia, on the other hand, concentrated on defense and occasional counter-attacks that did not endanger the Argentine rearguard. And the first shot of the match, which he did not score until the 17th minute, was a long-range shot by Argentinian midfielder Alejandro “Pape” Gómez.
Unfortunately, Pap He Gomez’s effort fell far short of Australia’s goals. In the 28th minute, Australia threatened again from a corner kick. The corner was taken by Riley McGarry and led by Harry Suter. However, the back number 19 header was saved by the Argentinian player. Going into the final 15 minutes, the game changed a bit. Australia carry the ball more boldly and attack. Argentina, meanwhile, were still struggling to dismantle their opposition defense, and Messi seemed shut out. With so many Australian players flocking in defense, La Purga was not free to move.
But Messi finally saw his chance in the 35th minute and Nicolas he sneaked into the box to counter Otamendi’s rebound. Moments later, Messi fired a low left-footed shot that Australian goalkeeper Matthew Ryan didn’t expect.
This is Messi’s first goal in the knockout stages of the World Cup. He is now believed to have scored 9 goals specifically for Argentina at the World Cup, a record that puts Messi ahead of Maradona’s record (8) and Gabriel to his Batistuta’s score (10). It’s getting closer. Lionel Messi’s goal allowed Argentina to finish the first round against Australia with his 1–0 advantage.
In the second half, Argentina launched a preemptive strike through Lionel Messi. During the fall, Messi kicked the penalty with his left foot from outside his area. However, Matthew Ryan made an easy save as Messi’s serve weakened. In the 57th minute, Australian goalkeeper Matthew Ryan made a big mistake. He lost the ball in his area when the two Argentinians pressed. Julian Alvarez quickly took his ball wild and quickly volleyed it into the empty net. In the 77th minute, the scoreboard changed after Australia got one back with a goal from Craig Goodwin.
Craig Goodwin’s shot from outside the penalty area was blocked by Enzo Fernandez. Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez couldn’t predict it as he was missing his stride. This Australian goal was eventually scored as an own goal by Enzo Fernandez. After that, no additional targets are created. He was 2-1 in the final score against Argentina against Australia.
Line-up: Argentina (4-3-3): 23 – Emiliano Martinez. 26- Nahuel Molina (4- Gonzalo Montiel 80 minutes) 13- Christian Romero 19- Nicolas Otamendi 8- Marcos Acuna (3- Nicolas Tagliafico 72 minutes); 7- Rodrigo de Paul, 24- Enzo Fernandes, 20- Alexis McAllister ( 14 – Ekquiel Alejandro Palacios 80 minutes); 10- Lionel Messi, 9- Julian Alvarez (22- Lautaro Martinez, 71 minutes), 17- Alejandro Gomez (25- Lisandro Martinez, 50 minutes) – Nicolas Tagliafico, 4- Gonzalo Montiel, 5 – Leandro Paredes, 6 – German Pezzella, 11 – Angel Di Maria, 14 – Equiel Alejandro Palacios, 15 – Angel Correa, 16 – Thiago Armada, 18 – Guido Rodriguez, 21 – Paulo Dybala, 22 – Lautaro Martinez 25 – Lisandro Martinez
Coach: Lionel Scaroni,
Australia (4-4-2): 1-Mathew Ryan; 2-Milos Degenek (5-Fran Karacic 72′), 4-Kye Rowles, 19-Harry Souttar, 16-Aziz Behich; 7-Mathew Leckie (21-Garang Kuol 72′), 13-Aaron Mooy, 22-Jackson Irvine, 26-Keanu Baccus (10-Ajdin Hrustic 58′); 14-Riley McGree (23-Craig Goodwin 58′), 15-Mitchell Duke (9-Jamie Maclaren 72′)
Reserve: 12-Andrew Redmayne, 18-Danny Vukovic, 3-Nathaniel Atkinson, 5-Fran Karacic, 6-Marco Tilio, 8-Bailey Wright, 9-Jamie Maclaren, 10-Ajdin Hrustic, 11-Awer Mabil, 17-Cameron Devlin, 20-Thomas Deng, 21-Garang Kuol, 23-Craig Goodwin, 24-Joel King, 25-Jason cummings.
Coach: Graham Arnold