Argentina’s lead was extended by Julian Alvarez’s stunning run from the halfway line. Argentina’s Julian Alvarez scores the team’s second goal against Croatia’s Dominik Livakovic on December 13, 2022 at Lusail Stadium in Lusail City, Qatar.

Julian Alvarez has been a breath of fresh air for Argentina since breaking into the starting lineup – and he’s just scored a spectacular goal.

The Manchester City player took advantage of the referee’s decision to allow play to continue in his own half. Alvarez darted through the second half, beating defenders along the way, and capitalized on rebounds to double Argentina’s lead.

The Manchester City player took advantage of the referee’s decision to allow play to continue in his own half. Alvarez darted through the second half, beating defenders along the way, and capitalized on rebounds to double Argentina’s lead.

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Leandro Parades was brought into the side in a 4-4-2 formation to help pack out the midfield against the possession-heavy style of Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic, and Marcelo Brozovic. Croatia was dominant in the early stages as well, controlling the ball for much of the first half-hour. Lionel Messi, who matched the record for most World Cup appearances by facing Croatia,

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Of course, Lionel Messi had to score first. Argentina’s captain has been chastised in the past for his penalty record, but there was no beating this one.

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The Flea has missed crucial spot-kicks in the past, most notably in the Copa America, but he’s been perfect from 12 yards so far. Prior to tonight, Messi had been given three chances from the penalty spot – two in normal play and one in a shootout – and each of these penalties had been taken superbly. The ball was walloped into the top corner to beat Dominic Livakovic.

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