In the first semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2022, Lionel Messi’s Argentina defeated Croatia 3-0 to reach the final of the Football World Cup for the sixth time.
In the first half of the match played at Lucille Stadium, Argentina’s captain Lionel Messi scored in the 34th minute and Julian Alvarez scored in the 39th minute to stabilize his team’s position.
This was Lionel Messi’s 11th overall goal in World Cup football; he also became the highest goalscorer for his country in the World Cup, breaking the record of former player Batistuta.
In the second half of the match, thanks to a wonderful pass by captain Lionel Messi, Julian Alvarez scored another goal in the 69th minute to ensure the success of Argentina.
In the semi-final, the Croatian team looked helpless in the whole match; after the defeat, their journey in the World Cup came to an end.
It should be noted that in the second semi-final of the mega event, France will face Morocco tomorrow at 12pm; the winning team will face Argentina in the final on Sunday.