As a first step, Australia will be Argentina’s first rival in this second phase of the World Cup in Qatar: it will be the first match in a World Cup with Argentina. However, the closest memory goes back to the playoffs held in 1993 to go to the United States in 1994 and surely the feeling of revenge will be latent.
with the return of Diego Maradonathe team that at that time was led by Alfio Basile drew 1-1 in the first leg in Sydney, but in the rematch they won 1-0 with a goal from Gabriel Batistuta.
Qatar World Cup: Argentina’s possible path to the final
The final of the Qatar 2022 World Cup will take place on December 18 at 12 (Argentine time) at the Lusail Stadium in Doha, in a meeting that will be witnessed by more than 80,000 people. It is a structure built especially to host World Cup matches in Qatar. There Argentina won their second match against Mexico 2-0.
In case of overcoming the Australians, Argentina will have the possibility of facing historical rivals such as the Netherlands, Spain, or Brazil:
- Eighth: confirmed match vs Australia
- Quarterfinals: the Selection, in case of winning, will face off against the winner of the Netherlands vs USA.
- Semifinal: in this part of the table, the most powerful rivals begin to appear: Spain either Brazil They are the great candidates to advance to the semifinals.
- Final: on the other side are the rivals that Argentina will only face if they reach a final: France, Germany, Portugal and England They are the rivals that La Scaloneta will look askance at.