Mexico and Poland Play to a Draw After Saudi Upset of Argentina

Fans of Argentina watched their team lose to Saudi Arabia at an outdoor screening in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.Credit…Gustavo Garello/Associated Press

Outside a car wash in La Paternal neighborhood of Buenos Aires, home to Diego Maradona’s first football club, Adrian Lioy, 24, sat slumped in a plastic chair. Obviously, he had expected a different outcome, and his reaction was severe.

“In the next game they have to change all the players. They need a better coach,” he said. “It was like the players were asleep.”

Nearby, Liliana Merce, 65, was sweeping leaves in front of her Maradona-themed restaurant. “What a disgrace,” she said.

She and her husband, Claudio Merce, were indignant about the would-be goals that were counted…

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