On Tuesday, December 13, the national team of Argentina defeated the national team of Croatia in the match of the 1/2 finals

of the 2022 World Cup


The match at the Lusail-Iconic stadium ended with a score of 3:0.

"Albiceleste" took the lead in the 34th minute. 

Julián Alvarez

was taken out to meet

Dominik Livakovic

, and the Croatian goalkeeper knocked down the Argentinian striker.

The referee awarded a penalty, which was confidently implemented by

Lionel Messi


In five minutes, Alvarez doubled his team's advantage, breaking into the penalty area and pushing the ball past Livakovic - 2:0.

In the middle of the second half, Argentina brought the matter to a rout!

Messi effectively dealt with 

Joško Guardiol

on the right flank and rolled under the shot of Alvarez, who fired into Livaković's goal, completing the double.

The national team of Argentina became the first finalist of the world championship.

Croatia will fight for third place.

In the other semifinal of the 2022 World Cup, the reigning world champions - the French - will compete with the main sensation of the current World Cup - the Moroccan national team.

This match will take place on Wednesday, December 14.

It starts at 21:00 Kyiv time.

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