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Why the quarter-final between Argentina and the Netherlands went wrong

Why the quarter-final between Argentina and the Netherlands went wrong

The tension between the Netherlands and Argentina took on another dimension in the 88th minute of the quarter-final on Friday evening. The Argentinians were still in front (2-1), after Wout Weghorst reduced the score five minutes earlier (83rd). Leandro Paredes, he returned to the 66th. his entry into play, the Juventus player multiplies the tackles …

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World Cup – The photo of the Argentines who provoke the Dutch: the symbol of a match full of animosity

World Cup – The photo of the Argentines who provoke the Dutch: the symbol of a match full of animosity

It was almost a classic in the history of the World Cup. For long minutes, this Netherlands – Argentina has long looked like a quarter-final without history other than that, already told, of the genius of Messi. And then, it all came crashing down. Under the impetus of Louis van Gaal’s coaching, the Netherlands regained …

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Argentina eliminated the Netherlands on penalties and joined Croatia in the semi-finals

Argentina eliminated the Netherlands on penalties and joined Croatia in the semi-finals

The match: 2-2 (4-3 on pens) The surprise elimination of Brazil a little earlier against Croatia (1-1, 4-2 on pens), for the first quarter-final, surely cooled the ardor of the Argentinians and the Dutch. After a lackluster first half hour and a slight Dutch domination in possession, the light came from one man: Lionel Messi. …

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World Cup - Argentina - Netherlands: How does Argentina manage to have such an atmosphere in the stadiums?

World Cup – Argentina – Netherlands: How does Argentina manage to have such an atmosphere in the stadiums?

Even the Dutch press ended up giving up trying to find an exact figure. The observation is obvious to her: the Oranje Army, never the last when it comes to supporting its national teams, has already lost the war for Friday. In the stands of the Lusail stadium, LIT had put forward the figure of …

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World Cup I Netherlands - Argentina I 1998: Dennis Bergkamp against Argentina, the story of an absolute god

World Cup I Netherlands – Argentina I 1998: Dennis Bergkamp against Argentina, the story of an absolute god

A moment was enough. Just enough time to realize. Argentina had just beaten Australia by gritting their teeth (2-1). And to join the Netherlands, winners a little earlier from the United States (3-1), in the quarter-finals. The mere mention of a duel between the Albiceleste and the Oranje in the World Cup has this fabulous …

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WORLD 2022 |  Netherlands - Argentina |  Virgil Van Dijk, breaking Messi's dream to write his story

WORLD 2022 | Netherlands – Argentina | Virgil Van Dijk, breaking Messi’s dream to write his story

Lionel Messi versus Virgil van Dijk! The duel makes you salivate. But also recalls the cruelty of international football. We are talking about two monsters who have marked modern football in different ways. Of two heads. Two captains of their selection but also of two idols with upset stories with the World Cup, but not …

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