Argentina vs Netherlands: Quarter-final Highlights

Argentina vs Netherlands: Quarter-final Highlights

When Louis van Gaal’s team plays Argentina in the FIFA World Cup quarterfinals on Friday, Netherlands defender Timber will have the difficult chore of attempting to contain perhaps the best footballer in the world.

Messi, who scored three goals for Argentina in Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022, put on a masterful performance as the Albiceleste defeated Australia 2-1 on Saturday. One of the main questions in the Opta Challenge, below, is whether Messi will score once more.

Friday’s highly anticipated quarterfinal between Argentina and the Netherlands in Qatar is also a rematch of some of the best games, continuing Lionel Messi’s quest for his first World Cup.

Argentina vs Netherlands: Quarter-final Highlights

Messi makes no errors as he takes a single step and drives the ball past a stranded Noppert to make it 2-0.

Molina gives Argentina the lead, but Messi’s handprints are all over this accomplishment.

The small No. 10 finds his right-back with a beautifully disguised pass behind a crowded Dutch defense. The defender does well to grab the pass and drag it in front of him before slipping by Noppert, who is closing in quickly.

The entire Lusail Stadium explodes.

How to watch the quarterfinal match between the Netherlands and Argentina in the 2022 World Cup on Friday, December 9. In the round of 16, Argentina defeated Poland 2-0, while the Netherlands defeated the United States 3-1.

The two teams will meet for the first time since the 2014 World Cup semifinal, which the Argentines won on penalties. For the first time, Lionel Messi is attempting to win the World Cup.

Argentina vs Netherlands Score

Time Team Score Team Date
00:12 AM Argentina 2(4)-2(3) Netherlands 9th Dec at Lusail Iconic Stadium

Argentina 2022 FIFA World Cup Squad

Argentina Football Team

Role Players
Goalkeeper Franco Armani, Geronimo Rulli, Emiliano Martinez
Defenders Nahuel Molina, Gonzalo Montiel, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Cristian Romero, Lisandro Martinez, Nocolas Tagliafico, Marcos Acuna, Juan Foyth.
Midfielders Guido Rodriguez, Rodrigo De Paul, Exequiel Palacios, Alexis Mac Allister, Enzo Fernandez, Alejandro Gomez, Leandro Paredes.
Forwards Lionel Messi, Nicolas Gonzalez, Lautaro Martinez, Paulo Dybala, Julian Alvarez, Joaquin Correa, Angel Di Maria.
Captain Lionel Messi
Coach Lionel Scaloni

Netherlands 2022 FIFA World Cup Squad

Netherlands Football Team

Role Players
Goalkeeper Remko Pasveer, Justin Bijlow, Andries Noppert.
Defenders Jurriën Timber, Matthijs de Ligt, Virgil van Dijk, Nathan Aké, Stefan de Vrij, Tyrell Malacia, Daley Blind, Denzel Dumfries, Jeremie Frimpong.
Midfielders Davy Klaassen, Marten de Roon, Teun Koopmeiners, Frenkie de Jong, Kenneth Taylor, Xavi Simons.
Forwards Steven Bergwijn, Cody Gakpo, Luuk de Jong, Memphis Depay, Noa Lang, Vincent Janssen, Wout Weghorst.
Captain Virgil van Dijk
Head Coach Louis Van Gaal


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