Henry Martin and Luis Chavez scored for Mexico as they Saudi Arabia 2-1 in a thrilling Group C match, but it wasn’t enough for El Tri to qualify for the World Cup knockout stage, with Poland snatching the second qualifying spot in the group behind Argentina.
Two goals in quick succession early in the second half gave Mexico a 2-0 lead on Wednesday as the Saudi defence appeared to collapse. In the other Group C game, Argentina also went 2-0 up against Poland.
The Mexicans needed one more goal to overtake Poland on goal difference and get through the group, but it was the Saudis who scored in the dying moments of the game making it 2-1.
Source: Al Jazeera
BDST: 1335 HRS, DEC 1, 2022