video goals :#Saudi_Arabia -#Mexico -Played on 11/30/2022
The Saudi national team failed to reach the final 16 of the World Cup, losing 0-2 to Mexico, today, Wednesday, at Lusail Stadium, at the end of the group stage.
Mexico’s double was signed by Henri Martin and Luis Chavez in the 47th and 52nd minutes, while Saudi Arabia’s goal was scored by Salem Al-Dosari in the minute (90 + 5).
The balance of the Saudi green froze at 3 points at the bottom of the standings, compared to 4 points for third-placed Mexico, which also bid farewell to the tournament.
The two teams entered the match quickly and strongly from the first minutes, and the Mexican national team almost scored in the third minute through Vega’s shot.
Salem Al-Dossary was injured in the fifth minute, before receiving treatment and completing the confrontation, amid public encouragement for him.
Saleh Al-Shehri got an opportunity, and goalkeeper Ochoa dealt with it, and Mohamed Kno hit the top of the crossbar.
And in the 14th minute, Kno fired a powerful shot from a direct free kick, on the edge of the penalty area, but it just went over the crossbar.
And goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais continued his strong presence, and came out at the right time, after a dangerous through pass by Henry Martin.
Jorge Sanchez hit the bird with a powerful shot, but Mohammed Al Owais was on time.
In the 27th minute, Orbelan Pineda followed a cross from the right front with a header that would have almost hit the net had it not been for the intervention of full-back Sultan Al-Ghanam.
Ali Al-Bulayhi was injured and left the stadium in an emergency and was replaced by his colleague, Riyad Sharahili, in the 37th minute.
The defense and goalkeeper Mohammed Al Owais were brave in the face of the Mexican attacks, so the first half ended with a goalless draw.
Coach Renard put in defender Abdullah Madu and directed midfielder Ali Al-Hassan in the 46th minute, and Mexico coach Tata Martino made a substitution with Carlos Antona entering and Vega leaving.
And Mexico succeeded in adding the goal of progress through Henry Martin in the 47th minute, after a corner that Montes followed and cradled to his colleague, who was free from control and fired it successfully.
And the 52nd minute carried the second goal for Mexico through Luis Chavez with a wonderful missile shot that hit the left corner of goalkeeper Muhammad Al Owais.
In the 56th minute, the Mexican national team doubled its lead with a third goal, but the referee canceled it for offside and made sure of the var after that.
Renard made a substitution by leaving Saleh Al-Shehri and pushed Abdul Rahman Al-Aboud in the 62nd minute, and Al-Owais blocked a powerful ground shot twice.
Henry Martin missed the opportunity to score Mexico’s third goal, and Pineda had the opportunity to score, but the ball passed near the left post.
In the 77th minute, Mexico coach Tata Martino replaced Pineda and Henry Martin and introduced Raul Jimenez and Carlos Rodriguez.
The Saudi defense prevailed in a dangerous attack by Mexico, and Salem Al-Dosari tried to shoot from outside the penalty area, but it did not result in anything.
In the 87th minute, Carlos Antona, the Mexican national team player, scored a third goal, but the referee canceled it for offside.
Salem Al-Dosari scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time, so the match ended with Saudi Arabia losing 1-2.