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Argentina keeps the World Cup dream alive

The albiceleste advanced to the semifinal of the World Cup by defeating the Netherlands

The Argentina team keeps the World Cup dream alive in Qatar 2022. After they beat the Netherlands 2(3)-(4)2 in the penalty shootout in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Thanks to this victory, the albiceleste advanced to the semifinals.

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The duel was very clear for both teams, as the Dutch arrived thirsty for revenge after the South Americans defeated them in the 2014 World Cup.

Argentina always had the ball on their side and the ball several times reached the goal guarded by goalkeeper Andries Noppert, but without success. However, those led by Lionel Scaloni did not lower the intensity.

It was Nahuel Molina who knew how to take advantage of Lionel Messi's assistance to open the scoring at 35'. Painting the panorama of the albiceleste with hope.

"La pulga" boosted his team by taking a shot from the penalty mark (73'). With the score 2-0, the albiceleste trusted and paid for the mistake with a discount from Weghorst.

The Lusail stadium fully experienced one of the most striking matches of the tournament, as everything indicated that Argentina qualified, until at the last minute Wout Weghorst would score the second goal of the night, tying the actions 2-2.

The match went to extra time after an incredible outcome for both teams, after regulation time, the pass to the next stage of the match was resolved by penalties.

Damián Martínez, goalkeeper for Argentina, stole the center stage of the sporting spectacle, managing to guess the first two shots for the Netherlands, a significant advantage that would mark the path to glory for the Argentines.

Argentina will face Croatia next Tuesday in the semifinal of the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The match is scheduled for 3:00 PM (Venezuela time).

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