Picture : Wojciech Szczesny (Poland) saved in the game vs Argentina (0-2) his 2nd penalty at this tournament and equaled two other goalkeepers with 2 penalty saves at the same World Cup edition, his compatriot Jan Tomaszewski (1974) and Brad Friedel (USA, 2002).
They three share the record on penalty saves in the World Cup games overall with Iker Casillas (Spain) who stopped 1 in 2002 and 1 in 2010

The statistics on 2022 World Cup day 11 (30 November)

*Tunisia avoided losing in each of 2 matches of their World Cup history against the active champions, 0-0 vs Germany in 1978 and 1-0 now vs France.

*Wahbi Khazri (Tunisia), being born in France, became the 2nd player at this World Cup edition to score against his native country, after Breel Embolo (for Switzerland vs Cameroon).

*Khazri became the first African player in World Cup history to score at 3 consecutive starts (including 2 games in 2018 edition).

*Australia (1-0 vs Denmark) have qualified for the World Cup playoff stage for the 2nd time (after 2006).

*Antoine Griezmann hasn't missed a France match since 13 June 2017 (vs England 3-2). He has played in 70 consecutive games with his team (an unprecedented record in France).

*Szczesny is only the 2nd goalkeeper in World Cup history to save a penalty appointed after his own foul, after Joel Bats for France vs Brazil in 1986.

*Lionel Messi is the 2nd player in World Cup history to miss 2 penalties (not counting shootouts), 1 in 2018 and 1 in 2022. The first was the Ghanaian Asamoah Gyan (1 in 2006 and 1 in 2010).
Messi has only scored 1 penalty (against Saudi Arabia) from 3 attempts in the World Cup. 

*Messi has played his 22nd game in World Cup and surpassed Diego Maradona (21) as the most capped Argentine player in the competition history.

*Argentina became 3rd team that lost the first game and then won the group at World  Cup since 3 points are awarded for victory (1998), along with Spain in 2010 (after losing first game to Switzerland) and Colombia in 2018 (after losing to Japan).

*Mexico (despite 2-1 win vs Saudi Arabia) failed to qualify from the group stage for the first time since 1978. They had surpassed the last 8 group stages they had played.

*Luis Chávez scored Mexico's first free-kick goal in the history of the World Cup (in 60 games). Only Italy played more games (83) without ever scoring in this way.