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Now that the line-up for the Final has been decided, Germany-Argentina on Sunday at the Maracana, we're here to digest all the reaction from an intriguing clash in Sao Paulo on our daily tournament blog. Thanks for joining us here and the Global Stadium will open again on Saturday for the penultimate match at Brazil 2014, the play-off for third place between Brazil and Netherlands.
There are emotional scenes at the final whistle as Robben and Van Persie salute the Dutch fans. Messi and his teammates wildly celebrate with the Argentinian faithful.
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has been elected Man of the Match
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ARGENTINA ARE INTO THE FINAL! They will face Germany after Maxi Rodriguez converted his penalty. After an attritional 120 minutes, it was Sergio Romero who was the hero. He saved from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder, with Rodriguez scoring the crucial spot kick.
IT'S IN! ARGENTINA ARE INTO THE FINAL! Cillessen gets a touch on the ball but it crashes in off the underside of the bar.
Kuyt passes the ball low to his right, and Romero goes the wrong way.
Aguero scores low to Cillessen's right, with the keeper getting close to the ball but unable to keep it out.
Sneijder's effort is saved! Romero dives to his right to keep the penalty out.
|Louis VAN GAAL (NED)||Alejandro SABELLA (ARG)|