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Netherlands

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Top Netherlands Articles

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  • Brazil face must-win game the Dutch don't even want

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - After Brazil's utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday's third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts. Brazil's astounding 7-1 semi-...
  • Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?

    Is Argentina's Lionel Messi better than legend Diego Maradona?
    Will this finally be Argentina star striker Lionel Messi's magical World Cup? After so many quiet World Cup appearances, few seemed to expect much from Messi. FC Barcelona, a European soccer team with deep pockets to pay for all-star talent, put Messi...
  • Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final

    Argentina edges Netherlands on penalty kicks to advance to World Cup final
    For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga titles, three Champions...
  • De Jong, Van Persie start for Netherlands

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Netherlands midfielder Nigel de Jong was named in the starting line-up to face Argentina in the World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, completing a remarkable recovery after straining his groin muscle in the last-16 game against Mexico...
  • Netherlands vs Argentina match statistics

    (Reuters) - Match statistics for Netherlands' 4-2 loss on penalties to Argentina in their World Cup semi-final match at the Corinthians arena, Sao Paulo on Wednesday. Netherlands Argentina Goals scored 0 0 Total shots 7 8 Shots on target 3 5...
  • Argentina beat Netherlands 4-2 on penalties – 2014 World Cup semi-final result

    (Reuters) - Netherlands 0 Argentina 0 – 2014 World Cup semi-final result, after extra time. Argentina won penalty shoot-out 4-2 At the Corinthians arena, Sao Paulo Halftime: 0-0; fulltime: 0-0; after extra time: 0-0 Referee: Cuneyt Cakir...
  • As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany

    As Argentina beats Netherlands at World Cup, Twitter focuses on Germany
    Argentina and the Netherlands were deadlocked 0-0 at their World Cup semifinal game during regular time. And extra time. It came down to a shootout, which Argentina won 4-2 -- and which many observers found less than thrilling. But excitement from the...
  • Argentina beat Dutch in shootout to reach final

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina's Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands to seal their first World Cup final place in 24 years after the first ever goalless semi-final at the end of extra time on Wednesday. Romero...
  • Romero tells Argentines to savor the moment

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero told his compatriots to "enjoy the moment" after saving two penalties in the semi-final shootout win over the Netherlands on Wednesday to send his country into their first World Cup final since...
  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...
  • Messi has the stage to secure his place among the greats

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Lionel Messi can secure his place among the game's greats with a World Cup triumph after Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties on Wednesday to reach the final. On Sunday at the Maracana stadium in Rio, Messi will come up...