Lionel Messi celebrates after qualifying to the next round after Argentina defeats the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out on Friday. Photo: AFP
Lionel Messi celebrates after qualifying to the next round after Argentina defeats the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out on Friday. Photo: AFP

Fifa World Cup 2022: Argentina beat Netherlands and go into semis after late-night drama

  • South Americans looked set to reach last four after Messi conjured up a brilliant assist for Nahuel Molina and clinical goal from penalty spot
  • But the Dutch came back to life with two late goals by Wout Weghorst to force extra time, before finally succumbing in penalty shoot-out

Lionel Messi celebrates after qualifying to the next round after Argentina defeats the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out on Friday. Photo: AFP
Lionel Messi celebrates after qualifying to the next round after Argentina defeats the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out on Friday. Photo: AFP
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