Argentina reach World Cup knockouts while Lisandro Martinez is left on the bench

Argentina have been joined by Poland in the round of 16, despite winning 2-0 on the night.

Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez was left on the bench for the final group phase game as Lionel Scaloni went back to his usual centre-back pairing of Christian Romero and Nicholas Otamendi.

It remains to be seen if Scaloni will select Martinez for the knockout phase when they take on Australia.

A late goal from Saudi Arabia reduced Mexico’s lead to 2-1, meaning Poland went through on goal difference.

Mexico will be gutted.

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