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Mexico eliminated from World Cup despite 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia

Mexico eliminated from World Cup despite 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia
Argentina top Group C, while Poland secure second spot on goal difference

By Emre Asikci

ISTANBUL (AA) - Mexico was eliminated from the FIFA 2022 World Cup despite a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in Group C on Wednesday.

Despite several efforts from both sides, neither national team was able to produce a goal in the first half at Lusail Stadium.

Mexico broke the deadlock, however, when Henry Martin made a close-range finish in the 48th minute.

After five minutes, Luis Chavez scored a spectacular long-range free-kick to beat goalkeeper Mohammed Alowais.

​​​​​​​Hirving Lozano made the score 3-0, but it was disallowed for a tight offside call in the 56th minute.

In the 87th minute, Mexico's Uriel Antuna produced a goal, but it was disallowed again for a call.

Saudi Arabia's Salem Aldawsari netted a stoppage-time goal and the match ended 2-1.

With this result, Argentina are atop Group C with six points, Poland and Mexico have each collected four points and Saudi Arabia are at the bottom of the group with three points

Second-place Poland advanced to the next stage, edging out Mexico on goal difference. Poland have a goal difference of 0 and Mexico has a goal difference of -1.

source: News Feed
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