FIFA World Cup, Day 3 Highlights: France beats Australia; Saudi Arabia stuns Argentina

FIFA World Cup 2022, Day 3 will see four important matches played across as many stadiums in Qatar, with the first one - ARG vs KSA - starting at 3:30PM IST.

Updated : Nov 23, 2022 09:12 IST

Jesus Gallardo of Mexico controls the ball against Jakub Kaminski of Poland during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Mexico
Jesus Gallardo of Mexico controls the ball against Jakub Kaminski of Poland during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Mexico | Photo Credit: Getty Images/Dan Mullan

Jesus Gallardo of Mexico controls the ball against Jakub Kaminski of Poland during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C match between Mexico | Photo Credit: Getty Images/Dan Mullan

Welcome to Sportstar’s live Day 3 build-up for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Four matches - Argentina vs Saudi Arabia, Denmark vs Tunisia, Mexico vs Poland, and France vs Australia - will be played today.


Mexico vs Poland LIVE blog

Poland and Mexico have kicked-off in the second Group C match of the day at Stadium 974. Follow live match updates HERE

Denmark 0-0 Tunisia - Read the report here

How Argentina can qualify for knockouts after loss to Saudi Arabia: FIFA World Cup Group C scenarios

Argentina considered by many to be among the FIFA World Cup title favourites, began its Qatar 2022 campaign with a shock 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. READ MORE

Who is Mohammed Alowais, Saudi Arabia goalkeeper who starred in shock win over Argentina?

Alowais started his club career, 10 years ago at the Saudi club Al-Shabab and currently plays for Al-Hilal. He has won the King Cup and the Saudi Super Cup with Al-Shabab. He won the Saudi Professional League last season with Al-Hilal. READ MORE

The Denmark vs Tunisia game is underway in the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Follow the match live here: Denmark 0-0 Tunisia, FIFA World Cup LIVE updates: Scores level at half-time

The Argentina vs Saudi Arabia match ends in a shock defeat for Lionel Messi and his side. Messi, however, has found hos name on the scoresheet, which was not enough to secure three points for the Albiceleste.


The line-ups for Argentina vs Saudi Arabia is out!

Argentina (4-5-1): Martinez; Tagliafico, Romero, Otamendi, Molina, Padres, De Paul, Messi, Di Maria, Gomez, L. Martinez
Saudi Arabia (4-4-2): Alowais, Albulauhi, Abdulhamid, Alshahrani, Altambakti, Almalki, Aldawsari, Alsherhri, Kanno, Alfaraj, Albrikan

Dias: Portugal must focus on FIFA World Cup, not Ronaldo

Portugal defender Ruben Dias said Tuesday it was time to focus on the FIFA World Cup 2022 and move on from the media circus surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s explosive interview - READ FULL STORY.

Germany winger Sane to miss Japan game with knee injury

Germany winger Leroy Sane has suffered a knee injury and will miss its World Cup Group E opener against Japan, the team said on Tuesday. READ FULL STORY

What is Lionel Messi’s goal tally at FIFA World Cup?

Lionel Messi made his international debut for Argentina in 2005. He made 165 appearances since, scoring a whopping 91 goals. But how many goals has he scored in the FIFA World Cup? Find out here.

Denmark vs Tunisia, FIFA World Cup live streaming info: When, where to watch, predicted XI, stats

Denmark goes into its opening World Cup game against a tricky Tunisia side on Tuesday in the unusual position of being among Europe’s dark horses, in with an outside chance of winning the tournament if they can get everything right in Qatar - READ FULL STORY.

Argentina nears world record of unbeaten streak in Qatar

Argentina arrived in Qatar on a 36-match unbeaten streak, one shy of matching Italy’s record and two from breaking it.

A win or a draw against Saudi Arabia would give Argentina a record-tying result - READ FULL STORY.

FIFA World Cup 2022: Messi’s Argentina begins campaign against Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi, the undisputed king of football – even before kicking a ball here – will again set off on a quest for the holy grail at the Lusail Stadium, the grandest and largest of the eight 2022 World Cup grounds.

There’s an ever-hanging cloud of expectation around the Argentine star to deliver a performance of virtuoso to not only end the Latin American nation’s long wait for the World Cup, but to also deliver this World Cup its own folklore that will stand the test of immortality like the otherworldly stories of many South American authors. Read Sportstar Editor Ayon Sengupta’s Match Preview.

Neco Williams braves family tragedy to play Wales’ FIFA World Cup opener against USA

Neco Williams, the Wales defender, dedicated his first FIFA World Cup game against the USA to his grandfather, who passed away on Sunday - READ FULL REPORT.


First up, here’s the lowdown on how the three matches across the two groups panned out on Monday.

England’s FIFA World Cup campaign opened in thoroughly convincing fashion as it thrashed Iran 6-2 at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha. Bukayo Saka was the Player of the Match for his brace - REPORT

Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen scored a goal each to give Netherlands win in World Cup opener against Senegal. Netherlands was playing its first World Cup game since 2014 - REPORT

Gareth Bale rescued Wales as the captain’s late penalty salvaged a draw against the United States in his country’s first World Cup game for 64 years - REPORT

FIFA World Cup Day 3: What are matches in Qatar today?

Argentina vs Saudi Arabia - 3:30 PM
Denmark vs Tunisia - 6:30 PM
Mexico vs Poland - 9:30 PM
France vs Australia - 12:30 AM
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