In the first group stage encounter of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Argentina takes on Saudi Arabia in Lusail Stadium, which has a capacity of 80,000 spectators. Argentina won the World Cup twice, in 1978 and 1986, and is the overwhelming favorite to win it again in 2018.
Saudi Arabia is participating in its sixth FIFA World Cup. Four games have been played between Argentina and Saudi Arabia, with Argentina winning the third game in 1992’s Confederations Cup. In a friendly encounter in 2012, they last faced off.
|Stadium||Lusail Stadium, Lusail, Qatar.|
|Date||Tuesday, November 22|
|Time||5 AM. ET|
Although Saudi Arabia is competing in the Cup Finals for the sixth time overall and second consecutive year, Argentina is competing for the 18th time.
- 2018 began with Saudi Arabia losing 5-0 to the host nation Russia. They subsequently fell down 1-0 against Uruguay before defeating Egypt 2-1 during the final match of the group phase.
- At the renowned Maracana stadium, Argentina defeated the hosts’ Brazil to win the Copa America championship the previous year.
You can watch the game on fuboTV in the US (7-day free trial).
World Cup 2022 Argentina
In Lionel Messi’s final opportunity to win the one prize he is still without, the World Cup, Argentina is the odds-on favorite to take it all in Qatar. By conquering the 2021 Copa America in Brazil, Lionel Scaloni’s squad broke a 28-year absence without winning an international championship. Argentina is also undefeated in 36 games, which is a remarkable and historic record.36 games without a loss is a wonderful run for Argentina. They need just one more to equal the record, which is now held by Italy (2018-2021). Argentina last made it to the World Cup final in Brazil in 2014, and they haven’t won it since Mexico in 1986.
World Cup 2022 Saudi Arabia
The team having the worst odds to qualify for The World cup in Qatar is Saudi Arabia. Many observers believe that they are Group C’s weakest opponent when compared to competitors like Argentina, Mexico, and Poland. However, they outperformed teams such as Japan, Australia, Oman, China, and Vietnam in the third round of Asian qualifiers because of their outstanding play. Saudi Arabia will participate in their second straight World Cup game (sixth overall). In USA 1994, the Asian team only made it as far as the Round of 16 before being defeated 3-1 by Sweden in Dallas’ Cotton Bowl.
How to view Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Live Match for free in the US?
Argentina plays Saudi Arabia in their opening World Cup match featuring Lionel Messi. For US viewers, the game will be broadcast live on PeacockTV and fuboTV (7-day free trial). Other alternatives include TelemundoDeportes, Telemundo, Foxsports.com, UFORIA App, SiriusXM FC, FOX Sports App, and Fox Sports 1 if you don’t want to miss the game in the United States.