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2014 World Cup-Argentina reaches final

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Added On July 10, 2014

Now,the latest on the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

Argentina has secured its place in the final after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in penalty shootouts.

Let's take a look.

After 120 tedious and goalless minutes, Argentina finally prevailed. 

It was in penalty shootouts that Argentina seized their chance, knocking four goals past the keeper, two more than the Netherlands.
 
Argentina's Goalkeeper Sergio Romero has been hailed the shining hero with penalty saves from Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijdar.
 
Dutch coach Louis Van Gaal did not repeat the successful goalkeeper substitution strategy in the quarterfinal penalty shootout win against Costa Rica. In that match, reserve keeper Tim Krul came into the pitch in the last minute of extra time and blocked two kicks in the following penalty duel.
  
The victory marks the first time Argentina has made it to the World Cup final since the 1990 tournament in Italy.  
 
They will now face Germany in the final battle for the trophy in Rio on Sunday.