A bittersweet victory for Mexico, who won 2-1 against Saudi Arabia.
However, this is not enough to qualify for the round of 16 of the World Cup.
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To ensure qualification, Mexico had to win and by the widest possible margin.
La Verde may have regrets given the scenario of the meeting.
The domination was total for the players of Tata Martino: 61% possession of the ball, 26 shots including 11 on target forcing the Saudi goalkeeper to eight saves.
A scoreless draw at the break, which will move as soon as the locker room returns.
Henry Martin opens the scoring shortly after halftime (48th).
Luis Chavez made the break a few minutes later (53rd).
Mexico was then one goal away from qualifying and believed in it more than ever, but would never score that third goal.
At the very end of the match, the Saudi captain Salem Mohammed Al-Dawsari (90+5) reduced the gap and destroyed Mexican hopes.
Argentina finish top of Group C and will face Australia in the round of 16.
Poland, second in this group, will challenge the French team.
Mexico and Saudi Arabia eliminated.