Netherlands vs Argentina Highlights: Argentina Advances In Semi-Finals

By Aashirwad

December, 10

Goals from Nahuel Molina and Lionel Messi to make it 2-0 in the second half, Argentina appeared to be in complete control of the game. 

In order to make it 2-1, Wout Weghorst scored on a header in the 83rd minute. He then scored again in the 11th minute of extra time.  

23′: Messi just a bit too high Lionel Messi had a promising opportunity right outside the box, but his strike had too much touch on it as the ball sailed over the net to keep the match scoreless.

35′: Messi’s magic sets up Argentina goal  It wasn’t a shot from Messi that helped put Argentina in front. Rather, it was a no-look pass on a through ball to Nahuel Molina that put Argentina up 1-0 late in the first half.

73′: Messi makes the most of it  Messi converted on the penalty kick to put Argentina up 2-0, putting it in a great spot to advance to the semifinals.

83′: Stayin’ alive  Wout Weghorst connected on the header for the Dutch to make it 2-1 to some time remaining.

90′ + 11′: A Dutch delight sends it to extra time!  Weghorst scored his second goal of the match off a set to save the Netherlands and send the match to extra time.

Argentina defeating the Netherlands on penalties (4-3) at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium