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Saudi Arabia shocked Argentina 2-1 in their FIFA World Cup Group C match.

LUSAIL, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- Saleh Alshehri and Salem Aldawsari scored second-half goals as Saudi Arabia caused a major upset by beating Argentina 2-1 in their FIFA World Cup Group C match here on Tuesday.

Lionel Messi gave Argentina the lead by converting a 10th-minute penalty before Alshehri and Aldawsari struck within five minutes after halftime in front of 88,000 fans at Lusail stadium.

The result ended the Albiceleste's unbeaten run of 36 matches dating back to the 2019 Copa America in Brazil, where they lost to the tournament hosts in the semifinals.

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