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Messi’s Argentina Beat Netherlands In Penalty Shootout To Reach Semi-Finals

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Argentina on Friday night beat the Netherlands on penalty kicks in an extraordinary quarter-final at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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With this win, Argentina will now play against Croatia for a place in the final.

Captain of the team cum seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi set up Nahuel Molina for the first-half opener before
converting a penalty kick to put his side on course to face Croatia for a place in the final.

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But their victory was short-lived as Wout Weghorst’s header 10 minutes later sparked his side into life and he then forced an additional thirty minutes when he scrambled the ball with only seconds left.

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After 120 minutes of play without a winner, both teams went into a penalty shootout.

With the penalty shootout, Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 to keep Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream alive.

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Emiliano Martinez saved the first two Dutch penalties to give Argentina a huge advantage, and Lautaro Martinez sent Andries Noppert the wrong way to set up a date for the South Americans with Croatia in the semi-finals on Tuesday.

In other news, Kanyi Daily reported how a Nigerian man lost his car after he used it to bet that Argentina was going to defeat Saudi Arabia at the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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