Messi and Argentina Advance as Mexico Is Eliminated 

December 1, 2022

By Ramya

Why did Mexico get eliminated from the World Cup 2022? 

Mexico has been eliminated from the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Despite goals from Henry Martín and Luis Chávez, Mexico fell short based on goal differential with a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia. With Argentina's 2-0 win over Poland, Mexico's minus-one goal differential wasn't enough to Poland's zero.

Is Mexico eliminated from World Cup? 

Mexico eliminated from World Cup 2022 on goal difference tiebreaker; Argentina, Poland advance from Group C.

What does Mexico have to do to advance in the World Cup? 

Mexico needs a win to have any chance of advancing to the knockout stage. If El Tri manages a win and Poland beats Argentina, Mexico goes through as the second-place team in the group while Poland wins the group.

Did Mexico get eliminated from World Cup 2022? 

The 2022 FIFA World Cup continued Wednesday with Group C at the forefront, as Mexico defeated Saudi Arabia at Qatar's Lusail Stadium. While Mexico won the game, 2-1, both teams failed to advance to the knockout round.

How did Mexico get eliminated? 

Mexico fell short on goal difference after an inspired second half that saw them score two goals and pressure Saudi Arabia for the majority of the final 45 minutes. Yet, as they threw bodies forward, Saudi Arabia scored a late goal in the fifth minute of stoppage-time through Salem Aldawsari.

Was Mexico eliminated? 

Mexico have been eliminated in the group stages of the World Cup for the first time since 1978.

Why didn t Mexico advance the World Cup? 


Mexico got its first win Wednesday over Saudi Arabia, but that result came too late for El Tri which tied Poland in its opening World Cup contest before falling 2-0 to Argentina over the holiday weekend.