This is a
must-win game for Argentina,
as they were stunned by Saudi Arabia last time out.
Mexico drew 0-0 against Poland
in their opening match and will be looking to reach the knockout stages.
Mexico has never beaten Argentina in three World Cup attempts.
Victory here will end both Lionel Messi and
Argentina's presence in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Mexico's Guillermo Ochoa
was the hero against Poland, saving
Robert Lewandowski's penalty
to score for the Mexicans.
With both sides desperate to avoid
it would be worthwhile to settle for a goalless
45 minutes at the Lusail Stadium.
Argentina has a good record
against Mexico and has won 16 of the
35 matches between the two teams.
Argentina were on a run of 13 wins
against non-European nations at the World Cup before beating
Saudi Arabia this week.
Argentina must bounce back
against Mexico on Saturday or face an