Apart from the key saves, Alireza who was last on loan in Portugal, was reliable and calm at the back as his side frustrated the tournament favouritesThe 25-year-old Iranian goalkeeper was in superb form to repeatedly deny the Argentinians who had to leave it late for a moment of magic from Lionel Messi to find a way past him.
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