Saudi Arabia star gives thumbs up as he's stretchered off after being KOd by own keeper in Argentina clash at World Cup | The Sun

SAUDI ARABIA defender Yasser Al-Shahrani was stretchered off the pitch after a horror collision with goalkeeper Mohammed Alowais.

The full-back went up for an aerial collision when he clattered into keeper Alowais, leaving him knocked out.

Al-Shahrani had to be stretchered away but put his thumbs up as Saudi Arabia desperately defended their shock 2-1 lead over Argentina.

Stopper Alowais cut a distressed figure as his team-mate was taken off the field in added time.

It added even more time to Saudi Arabia fans, who nervously watched on as a historic upset was on the cards.

And amazingly, after over 100 minutes were played, Lionel Messi's Argentina were stunned in Qatar.


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The PSG superstar opened the lead on just ten minutes after coolly converting from the penalty spot.

But he suffered frustration as THREE goals were ruled out – which was a sign of things to come.

Striker Saleh Alshehri levelled on 48 minutes with an excellent finish into the bottom corner.

It set the scene for an upset for the ages.

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Winger Salem Aldawsari took home the spoils with a stunning goal to win the game.

He cut in on his right foot on 52 minutes to curl home what is already going to be a contender for goal of the tournament.

Argentina knocked on the door for well over 40 more minutes but Saudi Arabia remained solid at the back, especially keeper Alowais.

Al-Shahrani's injury will come as a blow to manager Herve Renard, who guided his team to a famous win.

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