Mexico (4-3-3, right to left): 13. Ochoa (GK) — 19. Sanchez, 15. Moreno, 3. Montes, 23.Gallardo— 4. Alvarez, 16. Herrera (Rodriguez-70), 24. Chavez — 10. Vega (Antuna-84), 22. Lozano, 20. Martin (Jimenez-70)
Poland (4-2-3-1 right to left): 1. Szczesny (GK) — 2. Cash, 14. Kiwior, 15. Gilik, 18. Berezynski — 13. Kaminski, 10. Krychowiak — 21. Zalewski (Bielik-46), 20. Zielinski, 19. Szymanski (Frankowski-72) — 9. Lewandowski
2022 World Cup Updates And Highlights For Mexico Vs. Poland
MEXICO Vs POLAND 0-0 AT FULL TIME
In a sense, it was a squandered opportunity for both teams. Despite dominating for the majority of the game, Mexico failed to take advantage of any of their opportunities. Poland only had one notable shot, but Guillermo Ochoa saved the famous Robert Lewandowski’s weak penalty, which might have given Poland the win.
After the first round of games, Saudi Arabia is in first place in Group C!
96th Min: Grzegorz Krychowiak lines up a long shot from 25 yards out as Poland advances in the 96th minute, but it always misses to the left.
94th Min: Will either team have one more chance in the 94th minute? Both now appear to be somewhat worn out.
90th min: There will be an addition of SEVEN minutes. Where do they get everything from?
87th Min: Poland also makes a late substitute, switching Piotr Zielinski for Juventus forward Arkadiusz Milik.
84th Min: Mexico substitutes Uriel Antuna for Alexis Vega, who had worked nonstop for no pay.
82nd Min: Now let’s get back to business. When Raul Jimenez appears ready to shoot after breaking into the Poland penalty area, the Wolves striker’s touch fails him.
77th Min: The news that Cristiano Ronaldo will be leaving Manchester United “by mutual agreement, with immediate effect” was just released in the 77th minute. For his “immense contribution over two spells at Old Trafford,” they have expressed gratitude.th
75th Min: In this Group C match, there are 15 minutes remaining in regular time, plus at least another five if the rest of the competition is any indication. Can either team score, or will this be the second scoreless draw of the day?
72nd Min: Sebastian Szymanski of Poland is replaced by midfielder Przemyslaw Frankowski.
70th Min: Mexico gets a double change. Henry Martin and Hector Herrera are replaced by striker Raul Jimenez and Charly Rodriguez, who have recently had fitness issues.
64th Min: Mexico has a chance! Henry Martin heads a cross from the left by Kevin Alvarez goalward, but Wojciech Szczesny is up to the challenge and dives to his left to deflect it.
60th Min: The Mexican fans are clearly celebrating like they’ve won the World Cup, which has undoubtedly energised the stadium.
57th Min: SAVED! Guillermo Ochoa, who just earned his 137th cap, dives to his left to block Robert Lewandowski’s kick as he pushes it to the right. Lewandowski is still waiting to score at the World Cup.
OCHOA BLOCKS LEWANDOWSKI'S PENALTY FOR MEXICO 😱🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/j9qO1Sodyt— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 22, 2022
55th Min: POLAND IS PENALIZED! Although it appeared a little harsh, Moreno received a yellow card as punishment.
54th Min:Hector Moreno and Robert Lewandowski were fighting in the box. Both guys are battling it out for the ball while tugging at one another’s jerseys. Potential punishment It was sent to VAR.
This sideline view of Ochoa's penalty save for Mexico is 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/1WNkAuYUnG— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 22, 2022
52nd Min: The pattern is continuing from the first half. Mexico is exerting the majority of the pressure, and Poland, which has made only one shot at goal, is comfortable with containment.
46th Min: Play has resumed at Stadium 974. At the break, Poland replaced Roma’s youth Nicola Zalewski with Krystian Bielik of Birmingham City.
A penalty is awarded to Poland after VAR review on this play pic.twitter.com/gYQm7JwAId— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 22, 2022
Mexico Vs Poland 0-0 At The Break
Mexico was the superior team, and they had a couple half-chances, but Poland resisted. Hopefully, there will be goals in the second half. Intriguingly, all 12 of Mexico’s World Cup goals in recent years have occurred in the second half.
45th Min: There will be an extra two minutes.
44th Min: Hirving Lozano makes a one-two attempt on the edge of the box before falling to the ground. Jorge Sanchez, who is overlapping, receives the ball, forcing Wojciech Szczesny to tip his shot over the crossbar
39th Min: A luring ball from Mexico’s Luis Chavez in from the left evades several team members in the vicinity. Poland is clear, but Hirving Lozano adds it back to the mixture. El Tri is doing all the pressuring, but opportunities are still scarce.
37th Min: Today’s game is making some significant history, by the way.
30th Min: Saudi Arabia, incidentally, has reportedly announced a national holiday for tomorrow in light of their thrilling win against Argentina earlier in this group. Why not, too.
28th Min: Another half-chance for Mexico as Jesus Gallardo beats Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny to a through pass. Szczesny only manages to get a hand on it, but his teammates save him, costing Mexico a corner.
26th Min: The game’s best opportunity to date. Alexis Vega of Mexico has a good head on a cross from the right, but his shot misses the right post.
23rd Min: Robert Lewandowski collides with Mexico defender Cesar Montes and falls to the ground on the edge of the area, but nothing happens.
21st Min: Mexico hasn’t advanced past the round of 16 in any of the last seven World Cups since 1994. Is this the competition where you go one step further? El Tri’s performance has been good so far.
17th Min: Hirving Lozano appears to be a threat for Mexico and attempts a one-two on the edge of the box, but Jorge Sanchez, who is overlapping, is called offside.
12th Min: This encounter started off with a good pace and vibrancy. Mexico delivers a curling ball from a corner from the left, but Hector Moreno, the centre defender, is unable to keep his header down.
8th Min: Robert Lewandowski makes a beautiful ball that sends Poland on the offensive, but Mexico’s Jesus Gallardo recovers to remove the threat and gives up a corner kick that is unsuccessful.
5th Min: Mexico springs Hirving Lozano down the right after Poland makes a mistake. Alexis Vega, who is waiting at the far post, can’t quite get on the end of the ball that the Napoli striker whips right across the goal.
1st Min: Mexico begins play. Huge opportunity for both of these teams following Argentina’s shocking defeat to Saudi Arabia earlier in the day, which completely opened up Group C.
3 Min before kick-off: At Stadium 974, anthems are being played. We’ll start moving soon.
This. https://t.co/H7mLfSCQmm— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) November 22, 2022
45 minutes before kick-off: TEAM NEWS IS NOW AVAILABLE!
With Guillermo Ochoa and Andres Guardado participating in their fifth World Cup, Mexico will be relying on their squad’s significant experience in Qatar two hours and thirty minutes before kickoff.
The first one is always special! 📋✨— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) November 22, 2022
Here's our starting XI for our debut 🆚 🇵🇱 in the 🌏🏆. #FIFAWorldCup | #MéxicoDeMiVida pic.twitter.com/FGSuFRELiN
1 hr 30 minutes to kickoff: Can Poland improve its dismal World Cup track record today in Doha?
Poland have lost eight of their last 11 World Cup matches 😬 pic.twitter.com/jR5vJg5XE9— LiveScore (@livescore) November 22, 2022
2hr from Kickoff: Before the game in Doha began, Mexico had an unfortunate record. Can El Tri end their trend of seven consecutive rounds of 16 losses in Qatar?
No team has played as many games as Mexico at the FIFA World Cup without ever reaching the final (𝟱𝟳) 🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/Vnbuon2kaz— LiveScore (@livescore) November 22, 2022
With Guillermo Ochoa and Andres Guardado competing in their fifth World Cup, Mexico will be relying on the key experience in their squad in Qatar with two hours and 30 minutes until kickoff.
3 hours before kickoff: Saudi Arabia’s shocking victory over Argentina has increased interest in this match, with Mexico and Poland both hoping to gain something from a victory in Doha.
See the highlights from Lusail below.
One we won't forget in a hurry! 🤩— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) November 22, 2022
🎥 Watch all the best bits on FIFA+#FIFAWorldCup | #Qatar2022
3 hr 30 minutes until kickoff: Good, good, good. Events elsewhere in Qatar have made things much more interesting for Mexico and Poland in Group C, and this match now has even more riding on it! After Saudi Arabia’s stunning upset victory over Argentina, the field is now completely open.
Saudi Arabia beat Argentina. @adidasfootball | #FIFAWorldCup— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) November 22, 2022
4 hours and 30 minutes to kickoff: The game is still a ways off, but things are getting ready. This is actually the next phase in what has already been a long road to the finals for both teams. Mexico came in behind Canada at second place in CONCACAF qualification, and Poland had to advance through a UEFA playoff to secure their place. But now, it’s all about the little things, which could be the deciding factor right now!
Game 1. 🇲🇽🆚🇵🇱#MéxicoDeMiVida | #Qatar2022 pic.twitter.com/kNDET4197i— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) November 22, 2022
The passion for #MéxicoDeMiVida is a heritage that is past, present and future. 💚— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) November 21, 2022
A feeling that is felt through generations, and right now, it is our turn to contribute to its legacy. ❤️🔥🇲🇽⚽️ pic.twitter.com/HMMpzX8qLb
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