The first comment of the coach of the Saudi Arabia national team after the victory "green" for Argentina

“We participate to exceed expectations. There are many surprises in every World Cup and we hope to achieve one.”

Saudi-French coach Hervé Renard’s intuition was correct as his team blew one of the biggest surprises in World Cup final history by inflicting a historic defeat on Tuesday against Argentina, World Cup candidate Qatar with star Lionel Messi.

Saudi Arabia played the match of a lifetime against the Latin American giants (2-1) and won a victory that reverberated around the world.

Renard admitted that luck was with his team, especially in the first half, when they fell behind with a goal 10 minutes after Lionel Messi successfully awarded a penalty, and the referee canceled three of Argentina’s goals due to offside.

“All the stars in the sky were smiling at us,” Ronar said after the match. “It’s a sport. You can play this match ten times and only win one game. We deserved to win.”

“We were bad in the first half and didn’t press properly,” added the team-focused coach before his team turned things around in the second half and scored two goals for a historic result. victory.

And Saudi Arabia now needs one win in one of its two remaining matches in Group C to reach the final price round for the second time in its history, after the first in 1994, after equal-minus wins over Argentina and Poland with Mexico. yesterday.

Source: agencies

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