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In the first round of Group C of the Qatar World Cup group match, Saudi Arabia overturned and defeated two-time champions Argentina after falling behind at the Lusail Stadium, creating one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history.
Saudi Arabia, ranked 51st in the world, could have conceded in the first half, with Argentina’s Lionel Messi opening the scoring with a penalty before Argentina were dismissed with three more goals.
But Saudi Arabia quickly reversed the situation in the first 10 minutes of the second half. Saleh Al-Shehri (Salem Al-Dawsari) and Salem Al-Dawsari (Salem Al-Dawsari) scored consecutively, causing the Saudi fans in the stands fall into a trap.
It is precisely because of such “surprise” results that the World Cup is so special. Because of this game, we are reminded of those classic unpopular results in World Cup history.
Here are ten of the most notable of them all, together with presenters and former BBC stars Gary Lineker (Linnega), Alan Shearer (Shulia) and Micah Richards (Micah Richards, Micah Richards) Some comments on Match of the Day.
2002: South Korea 2-1 Italy
South Korea had a fairytale run at the 2002 World Cup, reaching the semi-finals and beating Italy 2-1 in the last 16 on the road. Ahn Jung-hwan, a striker who had spent the previous two seasons on loan with Perugia in Italy, scored a “golden goal” in extra time – extra time under the current format The first team to score straight wins. The Azzurri, which included stars such as Gianluigi Buffon (Baulfang), Paolo Maldini (Madini) and Alessandro del Piero (Dibialu), were eliminated.
liningIt was said in “Match Day”: “No matter how strong a team is, there are always unknown factors. The value of a goal is so great that people can cheer the team on together. This gave the team confidence.”
2014: Netherlands 5-1 Spain
Spain’s road to defending the World Cup in Brazil was hit hard at the start, and they were defeated by the Netherlands 5-1 in the first leg, allowing the Netherlands to avenge their loss in the 2010 World Cup final. also the biggest defeat for a defending World Cup champion.
HillerRecalling in the program: “Spain even lost the next match, and the defending champion group was eliminated.”
RichardsHe said: “People were thinking ‘what happened to them?'”
1974: East Germany 1-0 West Germany
The West German team, led by captain Franz Beckenbauer (Bigen Bower), also has prolific striker “Bomber” Gerd Muller (Gerd Muller, Meyer). Before the match against East Germany, they were unanimously favored, not to mention that they were the hosts of the World Cup and the champions of the European Cup at the time. However, Jurgen Sparwasser’s goal late in the game gave East Germany a surprise victory over West Germany and they went ahead in the group stage. However, West Germany went all the way in the following games and finally won the championship.
2002: Senegal 1-0 France
Another opener, another upset for the defending champions. Papa Bouba Diop’s goal gave Senegal their first World Cup victory over previous champions France in Korea and Japan. Senegal scored all the way to the quarter-finals, while the French team only scored one point in the last three games, they were at the bottom of this group and experienced a disastrous defeat in the cup.
1978: Scotland 3-2 Netherlands
Archie Gemmill scored one of the most beautiful goals in history in Argentina’s group stage at the 1978 World Cup, helping Scotland upset the Netherlands. With Scotland leading 2-1 with 20 minutes remaining, Gemiel dribbled past three Dutch defenders into the box before calmly flicking the ball past Jan Jongbloed goalkeeper Zhuang Baolu) who scored the goal. However, Scotland later failed to make it out of the group stage, while the Netherlands made it all the way to the final.
HillerThe comment said: “I still remember the goal, cutting into the center from the right, and shooting an arc from the left into the net.”
2010: Spain 0-1 Switzerland
Spain came to the 2010 World Cup as fresh European champions and were the tournament favourites, but they had the worst start to their campaign in South Africa. They faced Waterloo in the match against Switzerland, and a goal from former Manchester City midfielder Gelson Fernandes (Xiechen Fernandes) helped Switzerland to win 1-0. However, after the loss, Spain bounced back quickly and eventually won their first World Cup championship in that tournament.
1950: United States 1-0 England
England, who welcomed Brazil as one of the favorites to win the 1950 World Cup, were expected to make it easy against a team of amateur and semi-professional players in the United States. The United States is considered an underdog in this tournament, with odds of 500-1 to win. But Haitian-born Joe Gaetjens, who washed dishes in a Brooklyn restaurant while studying for an accounting degree, scored the only goal of the game in what was considered the most unlikely Victory.
liningThe comment said: “It was very sad. England have famous players like Billy Wright (Billy Wright), Stan Mortensen (Stan Mortensen) and Tom Finney (Tom Finney). Go home.”
1990: Argentina 0-1 Cameroon
Four years after Diego Maradona (Maradona) led the team to win the World Cup in Mexico, he and Argentina were defeated at the famous San Siro stadium in Milan in the opening game of the World Cup in Italy in 1990. Cameroon were upset. . Francois Omam-Biyik’s second-half header sealed the victory for a team that had two red cards sent off in the game and was stunned worldwide.
HillerThe comment said: “That’s the Miracle of Milan.”
1982: Spain 0-1 Northern Ireland
In the final round of the World Cup group stage against Spain, Northern Ireland must win to qualify from the group. Few thought they had a chance before the game. However, Gerry Armstrong’s (Gary Rockdown) goal early in the second half helped them secure the biggest win in their football history – particularly notable for their great second half. Part of the time, one was played a player less as player Mal Donaghy was sent off with a red card.
liningThe comment said: “For Armstrong, it was a turning point in his life. After that, he moved to Spain because he was a Spanish-speaking football referee. This is what you call a life-changing goal.”
1966: Italy 0-1 North Korea
Italy were one of the favorites to win the 1966 World Cup. They come to Middlesbrough’s Ayresome Park to face North Korea for the first time and only need a draw to progress to the quarter-finals. However, Pak Doo-Ik’s goal sent Italy out in disgrace and sent North Korea into the quarter-finals – more than 30 years before South Korea reached the semi-finals in 2002, which has been the best result by an Asian team in the World Cup.