Mexico say goodbye in the cruellest way: they were one goal away from the round of 16

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Mexico and Saudi Arabia they said goodbye to Qatar World Cup. The Central Americans did it in the cruellest way after being tied on points with Poland, but the goal difference was decisive. The Poles scored one more goal, which gave them access to the round of 16. From now on, Poland will see the faces of Franceone of the big favorites, in the round of 16, this Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

The Aztec team could not show up in time for their appointment with the first crossings. Having passed the group stage in his last seven appearances, this time he paid dearly for his poor performance in his first two games and although he played a great game against the “Green Hawks”, in the end he was not enough to be in the top 16. Gerard Martino they had plenty of good chances, especially after going 0-2 early in the second half, but eventually drowned on the shore against an opponent who didn’t put up the expected battle.

It was an eventful game. Mexico he forgot the precautions taken and his low-key football in his two previous games and with a retouched eleven compared to the defeat against Argentina and above all a lot of intensity, he came out determined for the match against an opponent who showed a little nervousness and who, although he tried, gradually deflated.

The drama and tension began to grip the legs of Mexico for time was beginning to pass very quickly and against him. Saudi Arabia He didn’t put up too much resistance and left spaces. Lozano, in another offence, and an inmate of Kevin Alvarez that he didn’t find a finisher were his best options before the jug of cold water from the goal of al dawsari in the 95th minute to which he could not react.

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