FIFA World Cup

Poland vs Argentina, 2022 FIFA World Cup, Group Stage

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  • 46': Alexis Mac Allister
  • 67': Julián Álvarez

Argentina dominate Poland at World Cup to advance as Group C winners

Argentina turned in a dominant display to beat Poland at the World Cup to win Group C and advance to the last 16 at Stadium 974 in Qatar.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Bartosz Bereszynski.
  • 2': Bartosz Bereszynski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 2': Foul by Nicolás Otamendi (Argentina).
  • 5': Attempt blocked. Krystian Bielik (Poland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Robert Lewandowski.
  • 5': Foul by Krystian Bielik (Poland).
  • 5': Rodrigo De Paul (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 7': Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Argentina) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 9': Attempt blocked. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lionel Messi.
  • 9': Foul by Cristian Romero (Argentina).
  • 9': Robert Lewandowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 10': Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ángel Di María.
  • 10': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.
  • 13': Foul by Nahuel Molina (Argentina).
  • 13': Przemyslaw Frankowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 17': Attempt missed. Marcos Acuña (Argentina) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Lionel Messi.
  • 20': Foul by Nicolás Otamendi (Argentina).
  • 20': Karol Swiderski (Poland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 21': Corner, Poland. Conceded by Nicolás Otamendi.
  • 22': Attempt missed. Kamil Glik (Poland) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Piotr Zielinski with a cross following a corner.
  • 23': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Matty Cash.
  • 24': Foul by Rodrigo De Paul (Argentina).
  • 24': Przemyslaw Frankowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 28': Attempt blocked. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Nahuel Molina.
  • 28': Attempt missed. Marcos Acuña (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
  • 33': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Bartosz Bereszynski.
  • 33': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.
  • 35': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Jakub Kiwior.
  • 35': Attempt missed. Enzo Fernández (Argentina) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Lionel Messi following a corner.
  • 36': Attempt saved. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 36': Penalty Argentina. Lionel Messi draws a foul in the penalty area.
  • 36': Penalty conceded by Wojciech Szczesny (Poland) after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 38': VAR Decision: Penalty Argentina.
  • 39': Penalty saved! Lionel Messi (Argentina) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 39': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.
  • 43': Attempt saved. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 43': Attempt saved. Rodrigo De Paul (Argentina) with an attempt from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 44': Attempt saved. Ángel Di María (Argentina) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rodrigo De Paul.
  • 45'+2': Foul by Marcos Acuña (Argentina).
  • 45'+2': Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 45'+4': First Half ends, Poland 0, Argentina 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Poland 0, Argentina 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Poland. Jakub Kaminski replaces Przemyslaw Frankowski.
  • 45': Substitution, Poland. Michal Skóras replaces Karol Swiderski.
  • 46': Goal! Poland 0, Argentina 1. Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Nahuel Molina with a cross.
  • 48': Foul by Cristian Romero (Argentina).
  • 48': Robert Lewandowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 49': Foul by Marcos Acuña (Argentina).
  • 49': Michal Skóras (Poland) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 49': Marcos Acuña (Argentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 49': Attempt missed. Kamil Glik (Poland) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Piotr Zielinski with a cross following a set piece situation.
  • 50': Foul by Bartosz Bereszynski (Poland).
  • 50': Ángel Di María (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 52': Offside, Argentina. Rodrigo De Paul tries a through ball, but Ángel Di María is caught offside.
  • 53': Attempt blocked. Michal Skóras (Poland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Grzegorz Krychowiak.
  • 53': Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 56': Attempt missed. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ángel Di María.
  • 56': Attempt blocked. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lionel Messi.
  • 59': Substitution, Argentina. Leandro Paredes replaces Ángel Di María.
  • 59': Substitution, Argentina. Nicolás Tagliafico replaces Marcos Acuña.
  • 61': Attempt saved. Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nicolás Tagliafico.
  • 62': Substitution, Poland. Damian Szymanski replaces Krystian Bielik.
  • 64': Attempt blocked. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 64': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Grzegorz Krychowiak.
  • 66': Foul by Michal Skóras (Poland).
  • 66': Nicolás Tagliafico (Argentina) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 67': Goal! Poland 0, Argentina 2. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Enzo Fernández.
  • 71': Attempt saved. Lionel Messi (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Enzo Fernández.
  • 71': Foul by Cristian Romero (Argentina).
  • 71': Robert Lewandowski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 72': Substitution, Poland. Artur Jedrzejczyk replaces Bartosz Bereszynski.
  • 73': Attempt missed. Julián Álvarez (Argentina) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Lionel Messi with a through ball.
  • 78': Alexis Mac Allister (Argentina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 78': Foul by Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland).
  • 78': Grzegorz Krychowiak (Poland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 79': Substitution, Argentina. Germán Pezzella replaces Enzo Fernández.
  • 79': Substitution, Argentina. Lautaro Martínez replaces Julián Álvarez.
  • 83': Substitution, Poland. Krzysztof Piatek replaces Grzegorz Krychowiak.
  • 84': Substitution, Argentina. Thiago Almada replaces Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 85': Foul by Leandro Paredes (Argentina).
  • 85': Michal Skóras (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 86': Attempt missed. Lautaro Martínez (Argentina) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
  • 89': Foul by Rodrigo De Paul (Argentina).
  • 89': Piotr Zielinski (Poland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2': Attempt blocked. Nicolás Tagliafico (Argentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Thiago Almada.
  • 90'+3': Corner, Argentina. Conceded by Kamil Glik.
  • 90'+5': Foul by Robert Lewandowski (Poland).
  • 90'+5': Lionel Messi (Argentina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+7': Second Half ends, Poland 0, Argentina 2.
  • 0': Match ends, Poland 0, Argentina 2.

Statistics

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6 Fouls 11
1 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 1
1 Corner Kicks 9
9 Saves 0
26.7 POSSESSION 73.3
4 SHOTS 23
0 ON GOAL 12
0.0 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 1
245 Accurate Passes 800
317 Passes 868
0.8 Pass Completion % 0.9
2 Accurate Crosses 4
5 Crosses 18
0.4 Cross % 0.2
65 Long Balls 32
31 Accurate Long Balls 22
0.5 Long Balls % 0.7
2 Blocked Shots 4
7 Effective Tackles 9
17 Tackles 13
0.4 Tackle % 0.7
7 Interceptions 5
28 Effective Clearances 8
28 Clearances 8

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup

Venue: Stadium 974
Location: Doha, Qatar
Attendance: 44,089

World Cup Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
6 Argentina 3 0 1
4 Poland 3 1 1
4 Mexico 3 1 1
3 Saudi Arabia 3 0 2
Full Standings

Line-Ups

POL Poland (4-4-2)

No. Name
1 Wojciech Szczesny (GK)
14 Jakub Kiwior
15 Kamil Glik
18 Bartosz Bereszynski
2 Matty Cash
10 Grzegorz Krychowiak Yellow Card
6 Krystian Bielik
24 Przemyslaw Frankowski
20 Piotr Zielinski
16 Karol Swiderski
9 Robert Lewandowski

ARG Argentina (4-3-3)

No. Name
23 Emiliano Martínez (GK)
19 Nicolás Otamendi
13 Cristian Romero
8 Marcos Acuña Yellow Card
26 Nahuel Molina
24 Enzo Fernández
20 Alexis Mac Allister
7 Rodrigo De Paul
10 Lionel Messi
9 Julián Álvarez
11 Ángel Di María

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