Netherlands vs Argentina quarter final live score: Can Virgil van Dijk stop Lionel Messi?©AFP
FIFA World Cup 2022, Netherlands vs Argentina Live Updates: Lionel Messi made the difference again as Argentina led 1-0 thanks to a fine finish from Nahuel Molina. Messi rocked the Argentine defender with a brilliant through ball that did not disappoint. The Netherlands were unable to stage a comeback in the first half as the two teams went into halftime with Argentina leading 1–0. (Live Match Center)
Here are the LIVE score updates of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, soccer match between the Netherlands and Argentina, straight from the Lusail stadium
Netherlands vs Argentina: rest
This marks the end of the first half of the quarter-final between Argentina and the Netherlands. Argentina has taken a 1-0 lead over the Netherlands. Nahuel Molina scores for Argentina. The Netherlands must redeem itself in the second half.
The Netherlands vs Argentina: yellow card for Wout Weghorst
Referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz shows a yellow card to the Dutchman Wout Weghorst, who shows unethical behavior off the field.
Netherlands vs Argentina: 5 minutes stoppage time
The injury time for the quarter final between the Netherlands and Argentina is 5 minutes. Argentina leads 1-0 after Nahuel Molina broke through for the first time.
Netherlands vs Argentina: yellow card for Marcos Acuna
Referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz shows a yellow card to Argentina’s Marcos Acuna after a rough tackle on the field. Acuna will miss his next game.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Good save by Andries Noppert
Lionel Messi gets a good pass and fires a shot towards the center of the goal, but Dutch goalkeeper Andries Noppert makes a comfortable save.
Netherlands vs Argentina: GOAL
GOAL!!! Nahuel Molina receives a brilliant pass from Lionel Messi and unleashes a superb shot into the nets as Argentina take a 1-0 lead over the Netherlands.
Live score: ARG 1: NED 0 (35″)
Netherlands vs Argentina: Foul by Jurrien Timber
Referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz signals a foul after Dutchman Jurrien Timber shows a rough tackle on the field as he tries to get the ball.
Netherlands vs Argentina: No goal for Messi
Argentina’s Lionel Messi gets a brilliant run and takes the ball towards the edge of the penalty area. His effort is in vain, because the ball goes high over the goal post.
Netherlands vs Argentina: No goal for Argentina
Argentina’s Cristian Gabriel Romero looks for a teammate and makes a pass. His pass is too powerful, however, as the ball goes out of play and Argentina loses the chance.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Memphis Depay does not score
Memphis Depay gets the ball perfectly in the penalty area and produces the shot towards goal. However, the ball has too much power when it goes to Cody Gakpo.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Rodrigo de Paul loses the chance
Argentina’s Rodrigo de Paul unleashes a first shot from the edge of the penalty area, but it is intercepted by his teammate and Argentina misses a good chance.
Netherlands vs Argentina: We are on our way
The quarterfinals between the Netherlands and Argentina will start in the Lusail Stadium. The Netherlands kicks off.
The Netherlands vs Argentina: Time for the national anthem
Both teams take the field for their respective national anthems. We are only minutes away from the game.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Winner meets Croatia in semi-final
The winner of this quarter-final will meet Croatia in the semi-final. Croatia stunned Brazil 4-2 (1-1) in the penalty shootout in their quarter-final.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Here are the lineups
Netherlands (3-4-1-2) Noppert; Wood, Van Dijk, Ake; Dumfries, De Roon, Klaassen, F de Jong, Blind; Gakpo; Depay, Bergwijn.
Argentina (3-5-2) E Martinez; Romero, Otamendi, Lisandro Martinez; Molina, De Paul, Fernandez, MacAllister, Acuna; Messi, Alvarez.
Netherlands vs Argentina: Hello and welcome
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the quarter final between the Netherlands and Argentina, direct from the Lusail Stadium.
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