Argentina stunned by Saudi Arabia

One of the 2022 World Cup favorites is going to have to fight to make it out of the group stage.

Argentina was stunned 2-1 by Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the Group C stage on Tuesday morning.

Saudi Arabia celebrates a goal against Argentina
Lionel Messi looks dejected in Argentina's loss to Saudi Arabia.
Lionel Messi looks dejected in Argentina’s loss to Saudi Arabia.
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Argentina jumped to a 1-0 lead on an early Lionel Messi penalty kick goal. However, Saudi Arabia scored two goals by Saleh Al-Shehri and Salem Al-Dawsari early in the second half and held onto the lead to cement the massive upset.