World Cup: Messi’s Argentina Bounces Back As Poland Wallops Saudi Arabia


Lionel Messi scored a superb goal to help reignite Argentina’s World Cup campaign in a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Saturday.

Messi rifled home a low shot on 64 minutes before rising star Enzo Fernandez curled home an 87th-minute strike to seal three points at Doha’s Lusail Stadium.

The Group C win puts Argentina firmly back on track for a place in the last 16 following their shock opening loss to Saudi Arabia.

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Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski, one of the most prolific strikers in club football, finally got the first World Cup goal of his career when he netted against Saudi Arabia on Saturday.

The Barcelona and former Bayern Munich forward capitalised on a costly mistake by Saudi defender Abdulelah Al-Malki, stealing the ball from him and coolly rolling it past goalkeeper Mohammed Al-Owais to give Poland a 2-0 lead in the 82nd minute.

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A beaming Lewandowski ran to his teammates to celebrate finally opening his World Cup account in his fifth match on football’s biggest stage.

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