World Cup 2022 live updates: Argentina, Mexico scoreless after first half

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continues on Saturday with a highly anticipated Group C match between Argentina and Mexico at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium, and we’ve got you covered from start to finish with all the action on FS1!

Previously, Australia beat Tunisia 1-0 through an early goal from Mitch Duke, Poland beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 and Kylian Mbappé’s two goals lifted France over Denmark 2-1 for a spot in the knockout stage for the defending champion.

You can watch this game and every game of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks – the official English-language broadcast partner of the tournament in the US – and the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com. You can also stream full match replays for free on Tubi.

Here are the best plays.

Argentina vs. Mexico

PREGAME

Set up the stage

After a 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, Argentina head into Saturday’s matchup looking to win and look for losses in their first two games at a World Cup for the first time in team history.

On the other hand, Mexico is trying to bounce back from a scoreless draw with Poland earlier this week.

Argentinian fans send a message

Argentina’s hopes of giving Lionel Messi a World Cup win hinge on a victory against a tough Mexico team, and the blue and white-clad fans at Lusail Stadium know it.

Anthems with passion

5′: early physicality

Both Mexico and Argentina have had some early chances and are already turning up the intensity.

13′: Mexico looks good and the fans are LOUD

El Tri got an early chance and is turning up the pressure on Argentina for arguably the most electric environment of the 2022 World Cup yet.

16′: Refs don’t bite Otamendi’s flop

Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi is doing everything he can to get an edge over Mexico.

22′: Yellow card against Mexico

28′: Argentina’s turn for a key foul

The referees get Marcos Acuna for splitting Kevin Alvarez.

34′: WORLD. CUP. MEMO.

A HUGE save – what else is new – by Memo Ochoa on a Lionel Messi free kick keeps things scoreless.

Argentina’s Lionel Messi on the verge of scoring his first goal of the match, knocked away by Ochoa

Guillermo Ochoa from Mexico kicks off the shot after a good chance for Lionel Messi Argentina.

42′: Guiterrez in for Guardado

Key substitute for Mexico late in the first half.

45′: HUGE save for Martinez!

Alexis Vega’s free kick is saved by an incredible effort from Argentina’s keeper Emiliano Martinez to El Tri of the board.

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