December 10, 2022, 03:47 – Public News Service – OSN
The Argentine national team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shoot-out in the 1/4 finals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Argentine team defender Nahuel Molina opened the scoring in the 35th minute after a pass from Lionel Messi. In addition, in the second half, Messi scored with penalty and doubled Argentina’s lead.
In the 83rd minute, Dutch striker Wout Weghorst converted one goal, and in the 90+11th minute, Weghorst scored a double after a tricky free-kick. It is noted that the teams could not determine the winner in regular time, finishing match with a score of 2:2.
In extra time, the teams failed to change the score with a draw. In the penalty shoot-out, the Argentine players showed great accuracy – 4:3.
Earlier, as the Public News Service reported, the Croatian national football team beat the Brazilian national team and earned a place in semi-finals World Cup 2022 in Qatar. The match was played at the Education City Stadium in Ar Rayyan.
In regular time, the teams failed to open an account, it ended at 0:0. After two additional halves, the score was again equal – 1:1. The goals were scored by Neymar (Brazil) and Bruno Petkovic (Croatia).