The Dutch team faced the South American team Argentina in the Quarter-final match of the FIFA world cup 2022. The match was played at Lusail Stadium on December 9 2022 Friday at 22:00 local Qatar time.
- Netherlands vs Argentina Match Results
- Netherlands vs Argentina Match Highlights
- Netherlands vs Argentina Penalty Shootout
- Netherlands vs Argentina Match First Half
- Netherlands vs Argentina Match Stats Complete
- Man of the match Netherlands vs Argentina Match
- Why did Argentina win against the Netherlands?
- Why did the Netherlands Lose against Argentina?
- Final Verdict
Netherlands vs Argentina Match Results
Argentina won the match against the Netherlands in the penalty shoot-out by 4-3.
Netherlands vs Argentina Match Highlights
Netherlands vs Argentina Penalty Shootout
Netherlands vs Argentina Match First Half
In the first half of the match, the Netherlands acquired the ball’s possession but did not take any shots, the Argentine team had less possession than Argentina but they took 5 shots of which 3 were on target though all the shots on target were an easy task for the Dutch goalkeeper. Molina scored the first goal for the Argentine team in the first half and the score was 1-0 against the Netherlands till half time.
Netherlands vs Argentina Match Stats Complete
In the second half of the game the Argentine team tried to slow down the game and the Dutch players were trying for an equalizer, and the Argentine players were trying for a counterattack. In a complete match, the Argentine team took 13 shots of which 5 were on target and 2 were converted into a goal. ‘On the other side, the Netherlands team took 6 shots of which 2 were on target and both were a goal for the Dutch.
In the second half, we experienced some hard tackling, fouls, and even fighting between both teams. It was typical south American gameplay. The argentine team won 8 yellow cards while the Netherlands team won 7 and a total of 48 fouls were caught in the complete match.
Weghorst who came as a substitute on the ground scored a goal at 83′ and immediately at 90+11′ and equalize for the Netherlands. And Match went on Penalty Shoot-out.
In the Penalty shoot-out, the Dutch scored 3 goals while the South American scored 4 and beat the Netherlands.
Man of the match Netherlands vs Argentina Match
Emiliano Martínez is the man of the match in the Netherlands vs Argentina match for his penalty saves and one of the best performances in this match.
Why did Argentina win against the Netherlands?
Argentina has won 4 out of 5 of their matches in penalty shoot-outs. They are one of the most experienced teams in this world cup. Argentine has beaten the Netherlands in the 2014 Semi-finals also. They succeeded to score penalties while the Dutch failed.
Why did the Netherlands Lose against Argentina?
The Netherlands has won only 1 out of 3 matches in the penalty shoot-outs. Maybe they remembered the 2014 semi-final match against Argentina which created pressure on them leading to a big loss.
Finally, Lionel Messi’s Argentina has qualified for the FIFA world cup semi-finals in 2022 Qatar, and the curse of the world cup still stays with the Netherlands.
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