Argentina Beat Australia, Reach World Cup Quarter-Finals

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Argentina’s forward #10 Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball with Australia’s defender #05 Fran Karacic (L) and Australia’s defender #04 Kye Rowles during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between Argentina and Australia at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al-Rayyan, west of Doha on December 3, 2022. (Photo by Alfredo ESTRELLA / AFP)
Argentina’s forward #10 Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball with Australia’s defender #05 Fran Karacic (L) and Australia’s defender #04 Kye Rowles during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between Argentina and Australia at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al-Rayyan, west of Doha on December 3, 2022. (Photo by Alfredo ESTRELLA / AFP)

 

Argentina moved into the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Australia which set up a last-eight clash with the Netherlands.

Lionel Messi scored his first ever goal in a World Cup knockout round tie in the 35th minute and Julian Alvarez added Argentina’s second just before the hour mark.

Australia pulled one back with a late own goal.

AFP