If you win, the semi-finals are guaranteed. Confirm bye if you lose. Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 in the quarter-finals to advance to the semi-finals.
Unfortunately for Brazil and Brazil dear World fans. Five-time world champions, Brazil exited the World Cup after losing 4-2 to Croatia after playing some fantastic football.
However, Lionel Messi did not disappoint the Argentina fans and Argentina fans of Brazil. Molina and Messi made the team’s semi-final dreams come true by scoring in the 35th and 73rd minutes against the Netherlands.
However, Dutch star Wout Weghorst narrowed the gap a bit with 83 excellent nods. There was only 1 minute left in the game. The free kick was awarded to the Netherlands at that time. Wieghorst scored a fantastic free kick to make the Dutch 2-2 in a historic match.
After the scheduled 90 minutes, the match went to extra time due to a 2-2 draw for 30 minutes.
Both teams failed to score in extra time. Then there will be a tie-break. Lionel Messi’s Argentina progressed to the semi-finals by beating the Netherlands 4-3 on penalties.
ARGENTINA DEFEAT NETHERLANDS ON PENALTIES— B/R Football (@brfootball) December 9, 2022
TWO. MORE. WINS 🇦🇷 pic.twitter.com/nzLroOD9YG
Although the Dutch lost, they competed in the eyes of the Argentines. They showed great skill to level the game even after losing two goals.
In the 2014 World Cup, Lionel Messi’s Argentina team lost to Germany in the final. Messi left the 2018 World Cup in Russia before the quarter-finals.
Argentina started its tenure by losing to a relatively weak team like Saudi Arabia at the 22nd FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Today they beat the Netherlands 4-3 in the quarter-finals to advance to the semi-finals.