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Lionel Messi marches as Argentina beat Netherlands on penalties to reach World Cup semi-finals


Argentina beat the Netherlands on penalties to qualify for the semi-finals© AFP

Argentina beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout at dawn on Saturday after a dramatic 2-2 draw to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. Dutch substitute Wout Weghorst scored two late goals, including the equalizer in stoppage time, after Argentina took a 2-0 lead through Nahuel Molina and Lionel Messipenalty. Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez was Argentina’s hero in the shootout, saving two penalties as they won 4-3 on penalties.

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