Gabriel Jesus comically misses penalty; Messi pots victor on Argentina return

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Argentina vs. Brazil score: Lionel Messi secures winning goal after penalty kick miss

The Barcelona forward was suspended by CONMEBOL for accusing South American football's ruling body of "corruption" after he was sent off in July's third-place play-off with Chile at the Copa America. Gabriel Jesus was a little too cute with his attempt and missed the goal completely.

The Manchester City striker won the spot-kick initially, drawing a foul from Juan Foyth, before putting his penalty wide of the post.

Brazil also defeated Argentina 2-0 at home in the semi-finals of this year's Copa America, a controversial match that left Messi complaining the hosts had benefited from favouritism.

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Argentina: Andrada, Foyth, Pezzella, Otamendi, Tagliafico, De Paul (Dominguez 90), Paredes (Rodriguez 82), Lo Celso (Acuna 59), Messi, Lautaro Martinez (Alario 88), Ocampos (Gonzalez 74).

The Barcelona star, playing his first game since a red card in the Copa America in July, almost suffered the same embarrassment as Jesus when his tame strike was parried by Alisson.

Loaned out FC Barcelona attacker Phillipe Coutinho entered at the start of the second half, with AC Milan's Lucas Paqueta sacrificed as Tite went for a different offensive approach.

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"The team responded - it goes beyond who plays".

This is Messi's second visit to Riyadh in five years.

Messi returned from his three-month ban, among the five changes made by La Albiceleste manager Lionel Scaloni, while Selecao were without the injured Neymar and goalkeeper Ederson, with their manager Tite relying on the front trio of Roberto Firmino, Willian and Gabriel Jesus for inspiration.

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