Messi retains Argentina’s World Cup hopes alive with elegant strike

Lionel Messi opened the scoring towards Mexico with a beautiful aim from vary, as Argentina earned a 2-Zero victory.

Sublime strikes by Lionel Messi and Enzo Fernandez earned Argentina a 2-Zero win over dogged Mexico in a pulsating ambiance on the Lusail Stadium on Saturday.

The consequence breathes new life into the South American facet’s World Cup marketing campaign after they suffered a surprising defeat of their Group C opener towards Saudi Arabia.

Argentina knew defeat would ship them out of the match however they began poorly, struggling to deal with Mexico’s excessive press as Messi was denied time and house to function.

Messi was nameless within the first half however he broke the impasse within the 64th minute, arrowing a low shot via a crowd of defenders into the nook. The Argentinian followers who made up nearly all of this nearly 90,000-strong crowd erupted.

Enzo Fernandez sealed the victory within the 87th minute with a beautiful arcing strike. From an Argentinian nook gained on the left facet, Fernandez was in a position to slalom himself in direction of the highest left of the field – earlier than unleashing a strike of some high quality which curled into the highest proper of the aim.

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