Robert Lewandowski missed a penalty kick, and Poland and Mexico faced off on Tuesday without goals at Stadium 974 in the first date of Group C in the Qatar 2022 World Cup, where the Argentine team appeared for the first time with the wrong foot, but was favored by a draw between its next rivals. .
In the first phase, Mexico had the best of situations, after the first 25 minutes both teams were away from goal, but lacked the goal to transfer the lead onto the scoreboard.
Amid deafening cheering from the Mexican fans, who even dared to shout “Ole” at various times during the match, Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny made a series of tackles to keep the zero on his fence.
Already in the extra component, Guillermo Ochoa pulled home and saved Robert Lewandowski’s penalty after a controversial VAR intervention and kept level in the 13th minute.
Then Mexico struck back and Chesney, a figure of the match, had to reappear for the match to end goalless as the Argentine team needed to.
With this result, Saudi Arabia tops the group with three points, after a surprising victory over Argentina, which did not add points, while Mexico and Poland added a point each.
And in the next round, Mexico will be Argentina’s opponent on Saturday at 4:00 pm, while Poland will do the same against Saudi Arabia on the same day at 10:00 am.