The Saudi national team revealed the condition of the player, Yasser Al-Shahrani, after he suffered a severe injury during the last minutes of the Saudi match against Argentina last Tuesday.
The team indicated, in a statement posted on Twitter, that “after the stability of Al-Shahrani’s condition, and according to the established medical plan, the player underwent, on Sunday, the second stage of surgical intervention, by performing a facial bone surgery by the medical team specialized in King Abdulaziz Medical City of the National Guard in Riyadh.” Under the supervision of the medical team of the national team.
The national team stated that “Al-Shahrani performed the first stage of surgical intervention with a pancreas operation last Wednesday,” announcing that “the surgeries for the two stages were successful.”
After his injury, Al-Shahrani appeared from Hamad Medical City, before being transferred to Saudi Arabia, after the strong clash with his teammate, Al-Akhdar goalkeeper, Muhammad Al-Owais, and reassured the audience of his health, congratulating the Saudi team for winning the match.
During that match, the Saudi national team detonated a resounding surprise, by winning 2-1 over Argentina, the candidate for the World Cup title, in the first matches of the two teams in Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
Saudi Arabia will play against Mexico on November 30 at Lusail Stadium, and if Saudi Arabia beats Mexico, it will qualify immediately.
In the event that Saudi Arabia tied with Mexico, and Argentina lost to Poland, Saudi Arabia also qualifies.
But if Argentina beat Poland and Saudi Arabia tied with Mexico, then Argentina qualifies with 6 points, Poland with 4 points, Saudi Arabia with 4 points, and Mexico with two points, and in this case, the goal difference between Poland and Saudi Arabia is counted.
As for the last hypothesis, if Saudi Arabia loses to Mexico, it has no hope of qualifying, because Mexico then gets 4 points.
Saudi Arabia performed well against Poland on Saturday, but missed a penalty kick and lost 2-0 to Education City Stadium in Group C.
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