Argentina 2-0 Mexico in pictures, FIFA World Cup: Messi, Fernandez goals help Albiceleste win, keep round of 16 hopes alive

Argentina vs Mexico in pictures: Goals from Lionel Messi and Enzo Fernandez helped the Albiceleste beat El Tri 2-0 in a must-win Group C clash of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Lusail Stadium on Saturday.

Argentina team, led by skipper Lionel Messi, applauds the fans after the 2-0 win over Mexico in its second Group C match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar on Saturday.Photo: REUTERS
Enzo Fernandez (second from right) with captain Lionel Messi (extreme right) who had provided the assist for the second goal.Photo: AP
Argentina fans celebrate after Enzo Fernandez gives Argentina 2-0 lead.Photo: Getty Images
Enzo Fernandez points towards the badge after scoring Argentina's second goal.Photo: Getty Images
A Star Is Born: Enzo Fernandez, a 21-year-old midfielder who plays club football for Benfica, scored his maiden goal for the national side in just his fifth appearance.Photo: AP
Ochoa dives in vain as Enzo Fernandez scores Argentina's second goal in the 87th minute.Photo: Getty Images
Lionel Messi celebrates after giving Argentina lead in 2nd half.Photo: Getty Images
Lionel Messi celebrates after putting Argentina ahead in the 64th minute.Photo: Getty Images
Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa gets beaten despite a full stretch dive.Photo: REUTERS
Argentina's Lionel Messi put his team ahead with a long-range strike in the second half.Photo: REUTERS
Argentina's Lionel Messi sends a free kick over the bar in the 2nd half.Photo: REUTERS
Argentina's Rodrigo De Paul (right) fouled by Mexico's Alexis Vega in first half.Photo: REUTERS
Mexico's goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa punches the ball after a free kick from Argentina skipper Lionel Messi in the 34th minute.Photo: AFP
Argentina skipper Lionel Messi is tackled by Hirving Lozano of Mexico during the first half.Photo: Getty Images
Argentina captain Lionel Messi (blue) and Mexico captain Andres Guardado (green) of Mexico pose with match officials prior to the match.Photo: Getty Images
Players and match officials line up prior to the match between Argentina and Mexico at Lusail Stadium.Photo: Getty Images
Fans enjoy the pre match atmosphere at Lusail Stadium.Photo: Getty Images
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