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On December 1st Japan time, the 11th day of the tournament, there will be a total of 4 games, including the third and final match of the first round of Group C and Group D.
In Group C, after each team has played two games, Poland is in first place with four points.
Argentina and Saudi Arabia are tied on three points, with Argentina second and Saudi Arabia third in goal difference.
Mexico is fourth with 1 point.
The two games of the third round, Poland vs. Argentina and Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico, will both be played at 4:00 a.m. Japan time on the 1st.
[Group C Poland x Argentina]
Poland is ranked 26th in the world.
In the first match of this tournament, they drew 0-0 against Mexico, but beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 in the second match.
With an attack centered on ace Robert Lewandowski, who scored a goal in the second leg, the team is aiming to advance to the knockout stages for the first time since the 1986 tournament.
Argentina is ranked 3rd in the world.
In the first match, Japan suffered a come-from-behind loss to Saudi Arabia, but in the second match, they won 2-0 against Mexico with a goal from ace Lionel Messi.
The team will aim to advance to the knockout stages for five consecutive tournaments, centered on Messi, who considers this tournament to be his last World Cup.
[Group C Saudi Arabia x Mexico]
Saudi Arabia is ranked 51st in the world.
They came from behind to win against Argentina in the first match, but lost to Poland 0-2 in the second match.
It will be interesting to see if they can win this match and advance to the final tournament for the first time in 28 years since the 1994 tournament.
Mexico is ranked 13th in the world.
The first match against Poland was a 0-0 draw, and the second match against Argentina was also defeated 0-2, so there are no goals in this tournament yet.
Victory is the minimum condition for advancing to the finals tournament for eight consecutive tournaments, and for that reason, the attacking team must be inspired.
After two matches in Group D, France, who had won two consecutive matches, had already decided to advance to the knockout stages, and Australia were in second place with three points.
Denmark and Tunisia have 1 point each.
The two games of the third match, Australia vs. Denmark and Tunisia vs. France, will both take place at 0:00 a.m. Japan time on the 1st.
[Group D Australia x Denmark]
Australia is ranked 38th in the world.
In the first match, they lost to defending champions France 4-1, but in the second match, they beat Tunisia 1-0.
It will be interesting to see if they will be able to stop Denmark's attack in the third match and advance to the finals tournament for the first time in four tournaments.
Denmark is ranked 10th in the world.
The first match of this tournament was a 0-0 draw against Tunisia, and the second match was a 2-1 loss to France.
In order to win and advance to the finals tournament for the second consecutive tournament, they will need to score one goal in the two matches of this tournament and rouse their lackluster offense.
[Group D Tunisia x Reims]
Tunisia is ranked 30th in the world.
The first match of this tournament was a 0-0 draw against Denmark, and the second match was a 0-1 loss to Australia.
To advance to the finals tournament for the first time, the minimum requirement is to take 3 points from powerhouse France in the 3rd match.
France, ranked 4th in the world, beat Australia with four goals in their first match, and beat Denmark 2-1 in their second match to advance to the knockout stages.
Forward Olivier Giroud scored two goals in the first match, and it is also worth noting that he will match the record of 51 points, the highest score of the French national team.