The Netherlands, Senegal, England, and the United States are the four teams from Groups A and B that have already qualified for the Round 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
However, there are a lot of people’s hopes that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will face off at the Qatar World Cup.
Portugal, under the leadership of Cristiano Ronaldo, has already secured a spot in the Round of 16, and they will play South Korea in their final group match to determine the Group H standings.
Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United scored twice against Uruguay, and the five-time Ballon d’Or winner started the scoring against Ghana.
In contrast, Argentina defeated Mexico 2-0 in the second match before losing to Saudi Arabia 1-2 in the first.
Lionel Messi, Argentina’s captain, scored against Mexico and Saudi Arabia, while Enzo Fernandez won the game against Mexico.
Portugal is in first place in Group H with six points and a difference of three goals, while Argentina is currently ranked second in Group C with three points and a difference of one goal.
Given the manner in which the draw for the knockout stages was made, Portugal and Argentina could meet in a semifinal or championship match at the FIFA World Cup 2022.
According to Portugal’s ongoing gathering standings, they can meet all requirements to play against Argentina in the elimination rounds.
If Portugal and Argentina finish first and second in their respective groups, Ronaldo and Messi might square off in the championship game.
Portugal is qualified to play Argentina in the semifinals thanks to their current group standings.
In their initial match, Saudi Arabia defeated Argentina 1-2.
In their final match against Korea, Portugal had nothing to lose.However, in order for the “Asian Tigers” to advance, they needed both a win and a combination of results:
They were able to advance despite losing to Uruguay and the Portuguese by one goal in their victory over Ghana.
Korea had been ahead since the fifth minute, but Kim-Young-Gwon scored an equalizer in the 27th minute, and in extra time (90’+1′), Hwang Hee-chan gave them the pass over Uruguay.