World Cup 2014: Argentina Beat Netherlands 4-2 on Penalties, Face Germany in Final

Argentina have advanced to their first World Cup final since 1990. Netherlands will face hosts Brazil for third place.

updated: July 10, 2014 04:48 IST
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Messi & Co. celebrate after Argentina advanced to their first World Cup final in 24 years


Sao Paolo: Lionel Messi's Argentina beat Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout in Sao Paulo on Wednesday to reach the World Cup final for the first time since 1990. (Highlights | Matchcentre)

Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Wesley Sneijder and Ron Vlaar to take his side through.

The South Americans play Germany in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday.

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