Argentina ended as the Group C winners, Poland also advanced to the Round of last 16 despite the loss.

Doha, The Gulf Observer: Alexis Mac Allister and Julian Alvarez scored second half goals after Lionel Messi missed a spot kick in the first half to take Argentina into the last 16 stage of FIFA World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland at Stadium 974 on Wednesday.

While Argentina ended as the Group C winners, Poland also advanced to the Round of last 16 despite the loss. The Robert Lewandowski-led side edged Mexico – who defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1 – on goal difference.