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  • Romero tells Argentines to savor the moment

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero told his compatriots to "enjoy the moment" after saving two penalties in the semi-final shootout win over the Netherlands on Wednesday to send his country into their first World Cup final since...
  • Dutch shootout demons return to haunt them

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Traditional Dutch frailty in penalty shootouts again proved their Achilles heel when they lost 4-2 on spot-kicks to Argentina after a goalless World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Coach Louis van Gaal was forced to use defender Ron...
  • Messi has the stage to secure his place among the greats

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lionel Messi can secure his place among the game's greats with a World Cup triumph after Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties on Wednesday to reach the final. On Sunday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, Messi will come up...
  • Argentina Advances On Penalty Kicks

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga...
  • Argentina, Dutch level at 0-0 at halftime in semi

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina and the Netherlands were level at 0-0 at halftime in their World Cup semi-final on Wednesday with Lionel Messi's side having most of the play and creating the best chances. Messi's low free kick around the wall was saved...
  • Netherlands vs Argentina match statistics

    (Reuters) - Match statistics for Netherlands' 4-2 loss on penalties to Argentina in their World Cup semi-final match at the Corinthians arena, Sao Paulo on Wednesday. Netherlands Argentina Goals scored 0 0 Total shots 7 8 Shots on target 3 5...
  • Argentina beat Netherlands 4-2 on penalties – 2014 World Cup semi-final result

    (Reuters) - Netherlands 0 Argentina 0 – 2014 World Cup semi-final result, after extra time. Argentina won penalty shoot-out 4-2 At the Corinthians arena, Sao Paulo Halftime: 0-0; fulltime: 0-0; after extra time: 0-0 Referee: Cuneyt Cakir...
  • An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better

    An Argentina loss could help Brazil feel a little better
    And on the day after, there is still soccer. Brazil, as tempting as it was, did not ask FIFA to cancel the rest of the competition on account of pain. The most surreal match imaginable -- Germany's touchdown-margin win -- has left the host country of...
  • Argentina volvió al lugar que nunca debería haber abandonado: Mascherano

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - La selección argentina de fútbol recuperó el sitial del fútbol que nunca debía haber abandonado, dijo el miércoles el mediocampista Javier Mascherano después de que la "albiceleste" derrotara por penales a Holanda para clasificar a...
  • As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany

    As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany
    Argentina and the Netherlands were deadlocked 0-0 at their World Cup semifinal game during regular time. And extra time. It came down to a shootout, which Argentina won 4-2 -- and which many observers found less than thrilling. But excitement from the...
  • Argentina beat Dutch in shootout to reach final

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina's Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to seal their first World Cup final place in 24 years after the first ever goalless semi-final at the end of extra time on Wednesday. Romero...
  • World Cup: Lionel Messi capable of outshining Argentina's flaws

    And the winner of Biggest Sore Loser is . . . Marc Wilmots. "We were not impressed by Argentina," the Belgium coach spat after his team was drummed out of the World Cup quarterfinals. "They were just ordinary." Beneath the sour grapes is a kernel of...