FIFA World Cup: Argentina bounce back with win over Mexico | As it happened

Lionel Messi
Argentina captain Lionel Messi in action. Photo: Twitter@Argentina

Captain Lionel Messi and youngster Enzo Fernandez struck superb goals as Argentina beat Mexico 2-0 to keep their knockout hopes alive at the FIFA World Cup on Saturday. Messi scored in the 64th while Fernandez made it 2-0 in the 87th.

Poland lead the group with four points from two matches followed by Argentina and Saudi (three). Mexico have just one point.

Read the match report here.

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  • 2 months ago

    At the crunch Messi delivered, much to the delight of the Argentina fans. 

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  • 2 months ago

    Argentina meet Poland on Wednesday (Thursday 12.30 am IST), while Mexico clash with Saudi at the same time

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  • 2 months ago

    Final whistle and Argentina win 2-0. Messi gave them the vital lead and Fernandez provided the cushion of the second goal

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  • 2 months ago

    Argentina meet Poland in their final group match, while Mexico need a win over Saudi to have any chance of progressing

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  • 2 months ago

    Six minutes of added time

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  • 2 months ago

    Argentina's campiagn is well and truly back on track with two superb goals

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  • 2 months ago

    Ochoa has no answer to the youngster's shot

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  • 2 months ago

    Fernandez with a superb strike to make it 2-0

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  • 2 months ago

    Argentina have wrapped this up! 2-0

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