Julian Alvarez (right) celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina’s second goal. Photo: Reuters
Julian Alvarez (right) celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina’s second goal. Photo: Reuters

Fifa World Cup 2022: Argentina beat Poland to advance despite Lionel Messi’s penalty miss

  • Goals from Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez send Argentina into last 16 as Group C winners after Wojciech Szczesny saves spot kick
  • Robert Lewandowski largely anonymous as Poles show little threat, but they still edge Mexico for place in second round, where they will play France

Julian Alvarez (right) celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina’s second goal. Photo: Reuters
Julian Alvarez (right) celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina’s second goal. Photo: Reuters
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