SAO PAULO (SportingAlert) — Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that two players refused to take the opening penalty kicks in their World Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out defeat to Argentina on Wednesday. Lionel and Argentina went on to win the shootout 4-2 and book a place in the World Cup final against Germany
SAO PAULO (SportingAlert.com) — The Netherlands and Argentina face-off in semi-final two of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Arena Corinthians, here in Sao Paulo on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO (SportingAlert) — Full results from all the FIFA World Cup quarter-final games that took place last week. There were four exciting quarter-finals at this year’s World Cup tournament, with Germany, Brazil, Argentina and the Netherlands, all securing passages into the semi-finals.
Costa Rica and the Netherlands are heading into a penalty shootout to decide who will play Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals next week.
Robin van Persie and Wesley Sneijder both shake off knocks to start for the Netherlands in their World Cup quarter-finals clash with Costa Rica here at Arena Fonte Nova, in Salvador on Saturday.
World Cup quarter-finals action will continue on Saturday as Argentina take on Belgium and the Netherlands face Costa Rica in the second match. Live streaming and TV channels include ESPN3, WatchESPN, ABC and Watch ABC.