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Saudi Arabia gave Argentina their biggest shock in World Cup history

Saudi Arabia won a spectacular comeback victory at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, causing one of the greatest surprises in World Cup history.

Argentina, led by Lionel Messi and on a 36-run undefeated streak, were seen as one of the tournament's favorites.

However, goals by Saleh Alshehri and Salem Aldawsari in a five-minute spell in the second half balanced out Messi's penalty in the first half, giving the Saudis their biggest triumph of the time.

The 2022 World Cup had its first shock after 104 minutes of play. And it is a shock worthy of comparison to any upset in the competition's history of the world.

Saudi Arabia, who had only won one World Cup match before today, ended Argentina's 36-match unbeaten streak.

Their energy and work rate were uncomfortable throughout the game. Finishes by Al Shehri and Al Dawsari were outstanding, while Al Tambakti at the back was a colossus.

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