World Cup 2014: Angel Di Maria's Last-Gasp Winner Breaks Swiss Hearts

Lionel Messi set up Angel di Maria for the only goal two minutes from the end of extra-time as Argentina registered 1-0 win over Switzerland.

updated: July 02, 2014 04:10 IST
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Sao Paulo: Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner kept Argentina's World Cup dream alive on Tuesday as they scrambled into the quarter-finals with a dramatic 1-0 win over Switzerland. (Matchcentre | Highlights)

Argentina had failed to muster much by way of chances but just two minutes before the penalty shoot-out, Lionel Messi picked out Di Maria for his priceless strike.

Switzerland nearly grabbed an equaliser at the death when Blerim Dzemaili's header cannoned off the foot of the post and he sent the rebound wide of the goal. (Fixtures)

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