Argentina vs Poland, FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights: Second half goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez were enough to take Lionel Messi’s Argentina to a 2-0 win over Robert Lewandowski’s Poland. Both teams qualified, with Argentina topping the group.
There was late drama in the group, as Mexico led Saudi Arabia 2-0 to put them and Poland exactly clear on all qualifying parameters. A late Salem Al Dawsari goal knocked Mexico out on goal difference.
In the other matches of the night, An invigorated Tunisia claimed a famous victory over a French team made up mostly of back-up players on Wednesday but their 1-0 win over the reigning champions was not enough for the North Africans to progress to the World Cup knockout stages.
In the next Group D match, Australia reached the World Cup last 16 for the first time since 2006 after Mathew Leckie earned them a gritty 1-0 upset win over Denmark in their final Group D match on Wednesday.
Australia finished second with six points, level with group winners France after the world champions lost 1-0 to Tunisia. Denmark were bottom on one point with Tunisia third on four.
Argentina (4-3-3): Martínez; Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuña; De Paul, Enzo Fernández, Mac Allister; Messi, Álvarez, Di María
Poland (4-4-1-1): Szczesny; Bereszynski, Glik, Kiwior, Cash; Frankowski, Bielik, Krychowiak, Zielinski; Swiderski; Lewandowski