Argentina opened up their account by thrashing the United Emirates.

The match happened in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday and settled at a score of 5-0.

They have extended their unbeaten run to 36 games.

Lionel Messi hit a fine shot from the corner after a pass from Di Maria just a minute before halftime.

Julian Alvarez scored the first goal for the visitors and gave them an early lead.

Angel De Maria scored two outstanding goals.

Two goals were scored by Angel De Maria, and Messi, Joaquin, and Alvarez struck one goal each.

Argentina's next faceoff is with Saudi Arabia in Qatar on Thursday.