Qatar 2022: Messi Scores As Argentina Reach Last Eight

Argentina’s Lionel Messi did not disappoint on his 1000th career match as his magical moments helped Argentina defeat Australia 2-1 and set up a quarter final showdown with the Netherlands on Friday.
Messi opened scoring in the 35th minute when he scored his 94th goal for Argentina.
Julian Alvarez doubled their lead 12 minutes after the break as Australia failed to lay a glove on the South Americans.
Against the run of play, Craig Goodwin’s strike took a huge deflection off Enzo Fernandez to hit the net leading to a nervy final 13 minutes.