World Cup: Inspiring Video of Renard’s Halftime Team Talk Emerges, Shows Why Saudi Arabia Beat Argentina

World Cup: Inspiring Video of Renard’s Halftime Team Talk Emerges, Shows Why Saudi Arabia Beat Argentina

  • Saudi Arabia came from a goal down to beat Argentina 2-1 in group C opening game at the World Cup
  • Video has emerged on social media on how Saudi Arabia coach Herve Renard played some magic
  • The Frenchman had a superb halftime team talk with his players where he told them the tactics to use in the second half

Inspiring video has emerged on social media where French professional coach Herve Renard was spotted dishing out instructions to Saudi Arabian players at halftime in their World Cup game against Argentina.

People of Saudi Arabia are still celebrating their big win over Argentina in their opening game at the 2022 World Cup which was the biggest win for the Asian nation.

Playing against Argentina who have the likes of Lionel Messi, Di Maria and Rojo, fans already tipped the South Americans to win, but they were shocked by their opponents.

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World Cup: Inspiring video of Renard's halftime team talk emerges, shows why Saudi Arabia beat Argentina. Photo by Julian Finney
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Argentina started the game impressively and got the breakthrough in the 10th minute through Messi who fired in a penalty.

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How did the first half end?

Messi and his teammates took a 1-0 lead into the dressing room, but Saudi Arabian players came out stronger in the second half and scored two goals that gave them the victory.

The also ended Argentina's 36-game unbeaten record.

And according to a video spotted on Twitter, coach Renard was seen in the dressing room teaching the players the styles they should use in the second 45 minutes.

The Saudi players listened and adhered to the instructions which helped them in the second half against Argentina.

See the video below

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Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how opening Group C game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup gave the world the biggest upset of the tournament so far, and probably one of the biggest in history.

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Saudi Arabia, who are ranked 51st in the FIFA rankings, stunned third-placed Argentina, who came into the tournament as South American champions and one of the favourites to win the mundial.

Argentina endured a frustrating first half, despite going into the break in the lead.

Lionel Messi scored a 10th minute penalty and Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez scored two, although Martinez's goals were cancelled for offside.

This was the struggle of La Albiceleste, who found it hard to deal with the Saudi's offside traps and were caught by the referees 10 times - seven of which were in the first half.

Source: Sports Brief News