Argentina VS Australia FIFA LIVE Football Score 03/12/2022

Argentina VS Australia FIFA LIVE Football Score 03/12/2022

The second match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 Round of 16 will be played between Argentina and Australia. The Albicelestes got eliminated from the group stages at the FIFA 2018 in Russia after finishing as the runners-up at Brazil 2014. This is the first time since 2006 that Australia have gone beyond the group stage. In fact, this is their first chance to go to the quarter-finals.

Argentina topped Group C with two victories and a loss, suffering a shocking defeat against Saudi Arabia in the opening match, defeating Mexico 2-0 next and beating Poland 2-0 in their final match. Australia finished second in Group D. After having been defeated 1-4 by France, the dark horses of the group went on to win their next two matches against Tunisia and Denmark.

Argentina came to the tournament as one of the top contenders to lift the trophy. Millions of fans across the globe were shocked to see their team lose to Saudi Arabia 1-2 in the opening match. There was panic all around, but the South American team showed grit, determination and superiority in their next two matches. They scored twice each against Mexico and Poland, without conceding any. The over-dependence on Lionel Messi has been an issue for the team. However, they showed in their final group stage match against Poland that they can win even without the GOAT. The only issue will be fatigue as coach Lionel Scaloni has complained that they’ll be back to field after a little over two days of rest.

Just like Argentina, Australia were defeated in their first match as well. However, it was not a shock for most of the people as they were beaten by the defending world champions, France. Australia were clinical in their next two matches, effective enough to gather six points to equal France and finish second. Australia face grave challenges against a side that were breathlessly attacking Poland in their last match. The Australian defence will play a big role in this match. In Group D, the Socceroos surprised everyone as underdogs by finishing second. They will look forward to shocking people again by defeating Messi and boys.

Lionel Messi will be a key player, not as a scorer but as a playmaker. While Australian defenders will focus on him, he’ll assist players like Ángel Di María and Julian Alvarez to score. Australian goalkeeper Mathew Ryan will be key here as the team will depend on attacking midfielder Riley McGree.

It’s been a long 16 years since Australia has made it this far at the FIFA World Cup, and the path to the final eight is blocked by the formidable Argentina. Having already defied expectations by defeating both Tunisia and Denmark, hopes are high that the Socceroos can keep their giant-killing ways going in Qatar.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Australia’s historic clash in Doha. Thankfully this match falls at a much more Australian-friendly time for most of the country than the stupid o’clock match with Denmark. Australia takes on Argentina on Sunday, December 4 at 6am AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart), 5am AEST (Brisbane), 5:30am in Adelaide, 3am in Perth, and 4:30am in Darwin.

Lionel Messi’s Argentina continue on the road to the final of the 2022 World Cup when they face Australia on Saturday in the round of 16. Argentina qualified by winning Group C as they took six points from three matches, recovering from a shock opening day defeat to Saudi Arabia (2-1) to record victories over Mexico (2-0) and Poland (2-0). Argentina have won the World Cup twice in their history, in 1978 and 1986, and made it as far as the round of 16 at Russia 2018 only to lose to eventual winners France.

Australia qualified for the by finishing second in Group D. They took six points from three matches, finishing level on points with group winners France but behind them on goal difference. They lost to France on the opening day of the competition (4-1) but rallied afterwards to beat Tunisia (1-0) and then Denmark (1-0). Australia haven’t missed a World Cup since Germany 2006, when they made it to the round of 16 only to be eliminated by eventual winners Italy. Since then they’ve not even made it through the group phase.

Argentina: Messi leads the line for Argentina. The 35-year-old Paris Saint-Germain talisman has contributed two goals and an assist in 270 minutes of football. One of those goals came from open play and the other was a penalty. Messi has taken 13 shots, hitting the target with eight of them (61.54%), and completed eight of 14 take-ons. He’s also created nine chances for his teammates. The question for this team will be who helps him in attack with Angel Di Maria expected to miss out.

Australia: Australia can’t quite live with Argentina in attack. They just don’t have the same attacking ability and come second-best in virtually every attacking metric – registering fewer shots on target (seven to 20), creating fewer chances (15 to 32), completing fewer take-ons (nine to 22) and, most crucially, scoring fewer goals (three to five). They need a very concrete defensive game if they want to have chances against Argentina’s strikers on Saturday.

To the surprise of many, Australia will play in the Round of 16 at 2022 World Cup. Their opponent will be Argentina in a duel that’s scheduled for Saturday, December 3rd. Here’s our preview of the game, along with some free betting tips. Despite that shock defeat to Saudi Arabia, Argentina claimed the top spot in their group and have been rewarded with what looks like an easy tie against Australia. The Aussies defied all the odds to progress from their group, beating Denmark 1-0 in their final match to secure their place in the last 16. We’re expecting goals in this game mostly, if not all, in favour of Argentina. Over 2.5 goals have been scored in four of Argentina’s last six outings in all competitions while Australia let in 4-goals against France in their opening group game and their defence is likely to take another hammering at the hands of Messi and co in the last 16.

Messi has been in fantastic form for Argentina this year and already has 2-goals to his name in Qatar. The 35-year-old legend could and should have scored in all three group games but saw his penalty saved against Poland. In his last 10 appearances for the national team, Messi has scored 13-goals, so you can see just why we’re backing the PSG forward to score against Australia.

Argentina picked themselves up after that humiliating defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia, beating Mexico and Poland 2-0 to secure the top spot. It’s tough to see how this Australia side, which has done so well to get this far, can defeat Argentina if they play as they did in their last two group games. Messi, Alvarez, Fernandez and Mac Allister all looked really sharp against Poland and probably should have won the game by a greater margin.

After Australia slipped to a 4-1 defeat to France on matchday 1, nobody gave them a hope of qualifying for the last 16 but that is just what they did. 1-0 wins against Tunisia and, more impressively, Denmark followed but now the Aussies face another tough test against Argentina. Will Australia have learned any lessons from that defeat to the French? Can they stop Messi and co from scoring? It looks unlikely but if Saudi Arabia can beat them, why not Australia?

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