Allister, Alvarez give Argentina win over Poland in Group C


Xinhua News

1st December 2022 – (Doha) Second-half goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez gave Argentina a 2-0 win over Poland on Wednesday, which saw them finish top of Group C and book a last-16 meeting with Australia at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Allister hit a diagonal shot in the first minute of the second half, with Alvarez scoring after great work from Enzo Fernandez in the 67th minute.

Lionel Messi saw a first-half penalty saved by Poland keeper Wojciech Szczesny, who made a string of excellent saves. Poland also made it to the last 16 due to superior goal difference over Mexico.