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Argentina vs Mexico Football World Cup 2022 Head to Head Stats

Argentina lost its first match against Saudi Arabia by a margin of 2-1. Lionel Messi scored the opening goal via penalty but could not do much after that. Mexico drew 0-0 with Poland in their first match of the group stage. Both teams need to win to increase their chances of qualifying for the Round of 16.

The 2022 Football World Cup is underway in Qatar. Argentina vs Mexico are familiar rivals and are drawn in Group C of the Football World Cup 2022. Poland and Saudi Arabia are the other two teams in this group.

Argentina and Mexico are World Cup regulars and will likely fight it out to secure the top spot in Group C. Both teams have been part of some great matches in the past and are all set to clash in a few days.  

Argentina vs Mexico Football World Cup 2022 Match Date

Expect another exciting addition to the chapter of Argentina vs Mexico football rivalry when these two teams meet in the 2022 World Cup at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail, on 27th November at 12:30 AM IST.

MatchVenueDateTime (IST)
Argentina vs MexicoLusail Iconic Stadium, LusailSunday, 27th November12:30 AM

Argentina vs Mexico Head-to-head Record

Argentina have an advantage over Mexico, winning 16 of the 45 matches played between the two teams. Mexico have managed only 5 wins against Argentina, but they have been involved in a draw with the latter on 14 occasions. 

Argentina last faced Mexico in the Round of 16 at the 2010 World Cup and secured a comfortable 3-1 win. Argentina lost 4-0 to Germany in the quarter-final to go out of the World Cup that year.

The last time these two teams met was in an international friendly in 2019, with Argentina securing a comprehensive 4-0 victory. Argentina’s Lautaro Martinez scored a brilliant hat-trick.

 Argentina WonMexico WonDraw
Overall Matches16514
In Football World Cups300
Last 5 Matches401

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Argentina Squad for Football World Cup 2022

Argentina, the 1978 and 1986 champions, finished runners-up in the 2014 World Cup and lost to eventual champions France in the Round of 16 of the 2018 World Cup.

Coach: Lionel Scaloni

Goalkeepers: Franco Armani, Gerónimo Rulli, Emiliano Martínez

Defenders: Juan Foyth, Gonzalo Montiel, Germán Pezzella, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Tagliafico, Lisandro Martínez, Nahuel Molina, Nicolás Otamendi

Midfielders: Marcos Acuña, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Exequiel Palacios, Thiago Almada, Papu Gómez, Guido Rodríguez, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernández

Forwards: Lionel Messi (C), Julián Álvarez, Ángel Di María, Ángel Correa, Paulo Dybala, Lautaro Martínez

Mexico Squad for Football World Cup 2022

Mexico are a talented outfit and perfectly capable of pulling off an upset on their day. They have reached the Round of 16 in the last 7 World Cups and will look to go beyond in this edition.

Coach: Gerardo Martino

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa, Alfredo Talavera, Rodolfo Cota 

Defenders: Néstor Araujo, César Montes, Edson Álvarez, Johan Vásquez, Gerardo Arteaga, Héctor Moreno, Jorge Sánchez, Jesús Gallardo, Kevin Álvarez

Midfielders: Andrés Guardado (C), Luis Romo, Carlos Rodríguez, Érick Gutiérrez, Héctor Herrera, Luis Chávez 

Forwards:  Raúl Jiménez, Alexis Vega, Rogelio Funes Mori, Orbelín Pineda, Henry Martín, Uriel Antuna, Hirving Lozano, Roberto Alvarado

Argentina World Cup Performance

Winners: 1978, 1986

Runners-up: 1930, 1990, 2014

Mexico World Cup Performance

Quarter-finals: 1970, 1986

 

FAQs:

How many times have Argentina played against Mexico?

Argentina have played Mexico 35 times, including 3 matches in the Football World Cup. Argentina won all three of those matches.

How many football World Cups have Argentina won?

Argentina have won the FIFA World Cup two times, lifting the trophy in 1978 and 1986.

Who is the highest goal scorer for Argentina in football World Cup history?

Lionel Messi is the highest goalscorer in the current Argentina squad with 91 goals. He has scored 6 goals over the four editions of the Football World Cup.

What is Argentina's biggest defeat?

Argentina’s biggest-ever defeat is by a margin of 6-1 and has happened three times. It came against Czechoslovakia in 1958, Bolivia in 2009, and Spain in 2018.

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