Netherlands take on Lionel Messi’s Argentina for the second semi-final of the FIFA World Cup 2014 at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. Germany have already reached the final and are awaiting the winner of this mouth-watering encounter. The Dutch have played some of the best football of the competition so far while Argentina have only just about scraped through their opponents thanks to the brilliance of Messi.
You can watch the live streaming of the Netherlands vs Argentina match in India at livsports.in and for the viewers in USA, you can watch the match on Espn.go.com. Football lovers can watch the live telecast of this match at Sony Six TV Channel. The kick off time is 8:00 PM GMT (1:30 am IST, July 10).
NETHERLANDS VS ARGENTINA MATCH FACTS
Netherlands have won 11 of their last 12 World Cup matches, with the only blip in this run being their 2010 final defeat against Spain.
Seven different players have scored for Holland at this World Cup.
Wesley Sneijder has scored five goals in his last six World Cup knockout matches for the Netherlands.
Sneijder has played more World Cup games than any other Dutchman (16).
Holland have kept just one clean sheet in their last 12 World Cup knockout games, and that was against Costa Rica.
This is the first time Argentina have been in the semifinal since 1990, when they reached the final in Italy.
Lionel Messi has scored (4) and assisted (1) five of Argentina’s eight goals at this World Cup. Three of his four goals have been scored from outside the box.