Thursday, March 30, 2023

FIFA World Cup: Who will Argentina, Poland face within the Spherical of 16 ?

Argentina beat Poland 2-0 on Wednesday in its ultimate group sport to seal a spot within the Spherical of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The win ensured that Argentina completed prime of Group C with seven factors. La Albiceleste will now face the runner up from Group D – Australia – within the Spherical of 16 match. The Socceroos gained two video games of their group to complete behind France at six factors.

The match will happen on December 3 on the Al Rayyan Stadium.

A win was notably vital for Argentina since ending on the second spot would have probably led the crew to face defending champion France within the first knockout spherical.

The 2 groups had confronted one another within the 2018 Russia World Cup as nicely the place Didier Deschamps’ facet gained 4-3.

The opposite qualifier from the group, Poland, will face Les Bleus as a substitute after it managed to crawl its solution to the knockout. The European crew certified by advantage of a superior aim distinction.

At one level, Mexico, the opposite crew in rivalry for a final 16 spot, was searching a 3rd aim which might have seen it advance. A strike from Saudi Arabia, nevertheless, quashed the South American hopes.

Robert Lewandowski and his crew reached the World Cup knockouts for the primary time since 1986 courtesy of their win in opposition to Saudi Arabia.

The France and Poland sport might be performed on the Al Thumama Stadium on December 4.

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