Qatar vs Argentina (0-2)

An improved Argentina cruised to a 2-0 persuade Qatar to revive their unarticulate Copa America campaign and reach the quarter-finals at the side of blood group winners South American country.

On an evening once defeat would have seen them bombard of the competition, the Albiceleste were seldom troubled at Gremio Arena, wherever Lautaro Martinez laid-off them into associate degree early lead when a Bassam Al Rawi error precocious him the only of possibilities.

It was not a choice Argentina performance by any stretch of the imagination, however when defeat to South American country and a draw with South American country in their gap matches, coach Lionel Scaloni can are mitigated to ascertain his aspect dominate for long spells to line up a gathering with the Republic of Venezuela.

Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi each had various opportunities to increase Argentina’s lead, and also the Manchester town forward did. Therefore, eight minutes from time as tournament guests, Qatar were drop out of the competition despite some spectacular displays.

Martinez intercepted al Rawi’s woeful clearance, United Nations agency merely side-footed it into rock bottom corner of Infobahn to allow Scaloni’s men a fourth-minute lead.

Franco Armani had to rush off his line to narrow the angle on Hassan Al Haydos as he bore forward on a goal, the Argentina goalkeeper obtaining a hand to the Qatar captain’s lob to stay his aspect before.

But the 2022 tournament seldom hosts vulnerable and were lucky to travel in trailing by solely a solitary goal when Aguero laid-off tamely wide when Messi conferred him with a golden chance from the sting of the box.

Other Match: Colombia vs Paraguay (1-0)

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4′ Argentina L. Martinez
82′ Argentina S. Aguero


Qatar Lineups

1 Saad Al Sheeb
2 Pedro Miguel
15 Bassam Al-Rawi
16 Boualem Khoukhi
14 Salem Al Hajri
5 Tarek Salman
10 Hasan Al Haydos
12 Karim Boudiaf
6 Abdelaziz Hatem
19 Almoez Ali
11 Akram Afif

Argentina Lineups

1 Franco Armani
4 Renzo Saravia
2 Juan Foyth
17 Nicolás Otamendi
3 Nicolás Tagliafico
16 Rodrigo De Paul
5 Leandro Paredes
20 Giovani Lo Celso
10 Lionel Messi
22 Lautaro Martínez
9 Sergio Agüero


Qatar – Argentina Match Statistics



4 Shots Total 19
1 Shots on goal 8
2 Shots off goal 7
1 Shots blocked 4
1 Shots inside box 14
3 Shots outside box 5
16 Fouls 17
1 Corners 5
4 Offsides 0
5 Saves 1
46% Possession Time 54%
437 Passes Total 500
360 Accurate Passes 430
82% Accurate Passes% 86%
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