Argentina has marched on from the traumatic loss to Saudi Arabia with a clutch 2-0 victory over fellow South Americans, Mexico.
What was looking like a gloomy campaign for the Argentines was sparked to life with an extraordinary moment of magic produced by Lionel Messi who smashed a sublime finish from outside the box.
Enzo Fernandez sealed the victory with an emphatic finish at the death. Now Argentina have to beat Poland to ensure qualification for the next round.
Goal! Argentina 2-0 Mexico
Enzo Fernandez produced an emphatic finish at the death to ensure all three points for Argentina.
Goal! Argentina 1-0 Mexico
Messi has just struck a wonderful finish from outside the box.
That was really tough to watch. Nothing to separate both teams at the end of the first 45.
And so it begins!
Lionel Scaloni is NOT messing around after the loss to Saudi Arabia. Almost half of a team who were unbeaten for 36 games has been dropped!
While Lozano offers pace in-behind, Martino has overlooked a natural centre-forward for tonight’s game. Martinez might be happy