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Romero the shoot-out hero as Argentina reach Final

After 120 goalless minutes, Argentina sunk the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties to secure a FIFA World Cup Final against Germany, with goalkeeper Sergio Romero emerging as the match-winner.

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19:44
The penalty shoot-out is over.
19:43
(2 - 4) M. RODRIGUEZ (Argentina) successfully converts the penalty!
19:43
(2 - 3) KUYT (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:42
(1 - 3) AGUERO (Argentina) successfully converts the penalty!
19:41
(1 - 2) SNEIJDER (Netherlands) sees his penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
19:40
(1 - 2) GARAY (Argentina) successfully converts the penalty!
19:40
(1 - 1) ROBBEN (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:39
(0 - 1) MESSI (Argentina) successfully converts the penalty!
19:38
(0 - 0) VLAAR (Netherlands) sees his penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
19:37
The penalty shoot-out is about to begin.
19:33
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.
19:31
120'DEMICHELIS (Argentina) blocks the shot.
19:31
120'KUYT (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:28
117'ROBBEN (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
19:28
117'CILLESSEN (Netherlands) blocks the shot.

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Line-ups

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Argentina
ArgentinaARG
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
81'
62'
82'
(C) 96'
10
(C)
11
15
16
101'
SubstitutesSubstitutes
22
(GK)
12
(GK)
23
(GK)
(GK)
46' HT
5
Injured
101'
16
62'
17
81'
18
Injured
96'
20
82'
CoachCoach
Louis VAN GAAL (NED)Alejandro SABELLA (ARG)

Match Facts

Sao Paulo

Arena de Sao Paulo

  • Stadium nameArena de Sao Paulo
  • CitySao Paulo
  • Year constructed2014
  • Overall capacity62601

Weather

  • Cloudy
  • 15° CTemperature
  • 10 m/sWind
  • 79 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Cüneyt ÇAKIR
    Turkey
    TurkeyTUR
  • Assistant Referee 1: Bahattin DURAN (TUR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Tarik ONGUN (TUR)
  • Fourth official: Jonas ERIKSSON (SWE)