Argentina Defeats Netherlands on Penalties, anda advances to Final, with a 4-2 shootout win. La Albiceleste will meet Germany on July 13, 2018.
warnacat.com — Possible lineup Netherlands v Argentina in the semifinal 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
This semifinal will be the best chance for the Argentinians to beat Netherland and claim the world cup after 28 years since their last win in 1986. Can they make it through?
Martin Indi, Vlaar, Indi
Kuyt, Wijnaldum, Senidjer, Blind
Depay, Huntelaar, Robben
Lavezzi, Mascherano, Biglia, Perez
Zabaleta, Demichelis, Garay, Rojo
The Oranje has a little advantage over Argentina ahead of the semifinal. Angel Di Maria certainly could not play against Holland, due to an injury he got while performing in the quarter-final against Belgium.
The good news is striker Manchester City, Sergio Aguero is likely be back in action after missing the last two games due to a hamstring injury, while Marcos Rojo is also featuring. Meanwhile, in the heart of the defense, Martin Demichelis is likely retained as a starter.
Louis van Gaal said: "Robin van Persie has an intestinal problem and I didn’t want to take a risk. He is a very important player for us."
Venue: Arena de Sao Paulo.
Date: Wednesday, 9 July Kick-off: 21:00 BST
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)