On November 3, the FIFA World Cup quarter-final match between Australia and Argentina was held at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium in Qatar.
The meeting ended 2-1 in favor of the Argentinians.
In the 35th minute the score was opened by Argentine captain Lionel Messi, who had played the 1000th match in his career. He was assisted by Nicolás Otamendi. It is worth noting that this was the first goal scored by the 35-year-old forward in the playoffs of the World Cup. In the 57th minute Julián Álvarez doubled the lead of the South Americans. In the 77th minute the ball bounced off Enzo Fernández and into the Argentinian net after Craig Goodwin's kick.
World Cup. Rounds of 16
Australia vs Argentina - 1-2 (0-1)
Goals: E.Fernández (77 own goal) - Messi (35), Álvarez (57).