Argentina Beats Netherlands In FIFA World Cup Football

Argentina will meet Germany in Sunday’s FIFA Football World Cup final at the Maracana Stadium after winning a 4-2 penalty shootout to eliminate the Netherlands yesterday.

According to BBC Sports after 120 goalless minutes of normal time and extra time, Argentina prevailed and a repeat of the 1986 and 1990 finals when they played West Germany, will be played out on Sunday in Rio.

Argentina’s goalkeeper, Sergio Romero was the hero with penalty saves from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder, while Jasper Cillessen in goal for the Netherlands was unable to repeat the feats of his deputy, Tim Krul, in the quarter-final win against Costa Rica.

Yesterday’s results means that host country Brazil will meet the Netherlands in the third place play-off on Saturday.