The Dutch dominated but couldn’t find a way past Keylor Navas – then finally broke their penalty shoot-out curse. Read more »
In their fifth World Cup game, Argentina recorded their fifth one-goal victory.
Alejandro Sabella was without Marcos Rojo so brought in Jose Basanta at left-back, and replaced Federico Fernandez and Fernando Gago with Martin Demichelis and Lucas Biglia.
Marc Wilmots played Kevin Mirallas rather than Dries Mertens on the right flank, but otherwise the side was as expected.
Belgium remain a group of individuals, while Argentina play to the strengths of one individual.
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Goals from both centre-backs put Brazil into the semi-finals. Read more »
Mats Hummels’ early header from a Toni Kroos free-kick was the difference in a peculiarly tame, flat contest. Read more »
USA put up a brilliant fight in extra-time, but Belgium had been the superior side for the majority. Read more »