FIFA World Cup 2022 Argentina vs Australia Live Scorecard: Lionel Messi is entering another game that could be his last on the World Cup podium. Argentina shocked Saudi Arabia in its opening match and needed to beat Poland earlier this week to ensure Messi could go through in his fifth World Cup. One of the greatest players of all time has never won this tournament and this one in Qatar is expected to be his last.
Argentina turned a corner with wins over Mexico and Poland to emerge as Group C winners against Australia, which is ranked 38th in the world. Australia are in the knockout round for only their second time, the previous trip being a 1-0 defeat to Italy in 2006.
Lineups: Argentina: E Martinez, Molina, Romero, Otamendi, Acuna, De Paul, Fernandez, Mac Allister, Gomez, Messi, Alvarez; Australia: Ryan, Degenek, Souttar, Rowles, Behich, Leckie, Mooy, Irvine, Baccus, McGree, Duke;