Argentina have the chance to make a bright start to the 2022 World Cup when they face Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Considering the South American nation’s impressive recent performances, it would be difficult to expect Saudi Arabia to gain anything from the match at the Lusail Stadium. The defending Copa America champions are in the midst of a 36-game unbeaten run in all competitions. They are one of the favorites to go to Qatar and in order to do so, Argentina will be looking to start the competition with three points on Tuesday.
|Argentina vs Saudi Arabia||key details|
|Kickoff time in India||3:30 pm|
|Kickoff Time in Argentina||7 in the morning|
|Kickoff time in Saudi Arabia||1 p.m.|
|Kickoff Time in Qatar||1 p.m.|
It is not only his unbeaten streak that has been impressive but the Argentine finding top form at the right time. They are entering the World Cup after defeating the United Arab Emirates 5–0. To put this into perspective, Argentina are on a five-match winning streak in all competitions and have not conceded a single goal in any of them. However, he scored an astonishing 19 goals in that period. At the same time, the recent form of Saudi Arabia is not encouraging. They could only manage a draw and a loss in the two matches they played in November.
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Argentina vs Saudi Arabia: Records, Stats and Goals
The two countries haven’t faced each other very often, but they have had some interesting encounters. A total of four games have been played between these two nations and surprisingly, Argentina hold the upper hand in the head-to-head. The South American nation won two of those games and the remaining two ended in draws. The last time these two countries played against each other was in 2012, when the friendly ended in a goalless draw.
|saudi arabia won||,|
|total argentina goals||7|
|saudi arabia total goals||3|
|Argentina’s biggest victory||3-1 (1992)|
|Saudi Arabia’s biggest victory||,|
Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Head-to-Head Record
|Last 5 Matches (All Competitions)||Result|
|Saudi Arabia drew Argentina||0-0|
|Argentina beat Saudi Arabia||3-1|
|Argentina beat Saudi Arabia||2-0|
|Argentina draws Saudi Arabia||2-2|