FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights Argentina vs Australia: Lionel Messi marked his 1,000th professional game with his first goal in the knockout stage of a World Cup, leading Argentina into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 win over Australia. Julián Álvarez pounced on a heavy touch by Australia goalkeeper Mathew Ryan to tap into an empty net for the second goal as Argentina set up a meeting with the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. Australia scored a 77th-minute consolation goal when Craig Goodwin’s shot deflected into the net off Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez. Argentina will face Netherlands in the quarterfinals.
FIFA World Cup Live Score: ARGENTINA WIN!!
So Messi stays for another week. Argentina stay for another week! The quest for World Cup glory continues for them as they beat Australia 2-1 to reach the quarter-final. They will face Netherlands next week for a place in the semis.
FIFA World Cup Live Score: Barrage of attacks from Argentina
Messi and Martinez continue to threaten Australia for a third goal, but Socceroos just cling on.
ARG 2-1 AUS | 2nd HALF