World Cup 2022: Argentina’s quarter-final opponents confirmed

World Cup 2022: Argentina’s quarter-final opponents confirmed

 Argentina has qualified for the quarter-final of the 2022 World Cup, thanks to a nervy 2-1 victory over Australia on Saturday.

Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the game, which was the 1,000th of his career.

Julian Alvarez doubled their lead before Craig Goodwin’s deflected effort made for a dramatic ending to the match.

Argentina will now play the Netherlands for a place in the semi-final.

In the first game of the day, the Dutch saw off the USA 3-1.

Louis van Gaal’s men went into the break two goals up, thanks to Memphis Depay and Daley Blind.

Haji Wright pulled one back but Denzel Dumfries ensured the Netherlands regained their two-goal advantage.