In the Qatar World Cup Group C opener, Argentina lost 2-1 to the weaker Saudi Arabia in Waterloo, ending the unbeaten record of 36 consecutive games. This upset game also dropped a shock bomb for everyone. The royal family, who originally did not expect Saudi Arabia to score in the World Cup, also excitedly declared a national holiday to celebrate the victory.
This victory also made Saudi Arabia the first Asian team to defeat Argentina in the World Cup, and the best hero was the amazing defensive performance of the 31-year-old Saudi goalkeeper Mohamed Alovais.
Alois only lost in the 10th minute of the first half and was scored by the Argentine captain Messi from the penalty spot. However, Aloys showed a heroic spirit afterwards, especially after taking a 2-1 lead in the second half, Aloys fought hard to defend and made it difficult for Argentina to win the tie.
The goalkeeper is the best Saudi defender in the game, with 5 successful saves, 7 long passes, 2 clearances in the penalty area, 2 blocked high shots, a hammer clearance from the edge of the penalty area and a flying performance The siege made it impossible for Argentina to achieve anything, and it ended in an unbelievable failure.
This is the second time in Alovais’ football career to represent the national team in the World Cup. In the last 2018 World Cup in Russia, he was eliminated in the group stage. However, following yesterday’s excellent performance in defeating Argentina, I believe that Saudi Arabia’s momentum is in full swing to maintain the level of the first match, and it is expected to qualify in the group stage and achieve a better record than the team’s previous World Cup (top 16).