FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Saudi Arabia shock Argentina, Ronaldo to leave Man Utd



A bold and brilliant Saudi Arabia pulled off one of the biggest shocks in World Cup history as they came from behind to stun two-time winners Argentina in a fantastic Group C opener in Lusail. Ranked 51st in the world, Saudi Arabia could have been done and dusted in the first half as Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot before Argentina had three goals ruled out for offside. But the Green Falcons flipped the game on its head in a stunning 10-minute period after half-time, Saleh Al Shehri levelling with a low effort and Salem Al Dawsari firing them ahead to spark pandemonium in the stands. Gulf News football experts discuss the match and look ahead to tomorrow’s fixtures and also discuss the future of Cristiano Ronaldo after he has his contract terminated by Man Utd.

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