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2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Netherlands Match Preview

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:04

After Brazil`s utter humiliation against Germany, anything less than a win in Saturday`s third-place match against an indifferent Netherlands team would deepen the gloom hanging over the World Cup hosts.

Unbelievable experience to watch football in stadium: Big B

Unbelievable experience to watch football in stadium: Big B

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:53

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in Brazil to watch the last leg of matches of the FIFA World Cup, says he is enjoying every bit of his experience and there is nothing like watching a match from inside a stadium.

Argentina in the final: Brazil`s Cup nightmare deepens

Argentina in the final: Brazil`s Cup nightmare deepens

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:52

Brazilians might have thought that their World Cup nightmare couldn`t possibly get any worse -- and then bitter rivals Argentina reached the final in their own backyard.

Holland exit robs Robben of chance to atone

Holland exit robs Robben of chance to atone

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:31

The Netherlands` heartbreaking penalty shootout loss to Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals looks to have definitively ended Arjen Robben`s hopes of exorcising his ghosts from the 2010 final.

Germany have World Cup final edge, says Sabella

Germany have World Cup final edge, says Sabella

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:31

Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella believes a well-rested Germany will have the advantage against the weary South Americans in Sunday`s World Cup final.

From Ground Zero: Argentina set final date with Germany at Maracana

From Ground Zero: Argentina set final date with Germany at Maracana

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:28

Argentinians sneaked past the Netherlands on Wednesday after a tense round of penalty shootouts after a goalless draw. Now, they meet the Germans at the World Cup final on Sunday (July 13).

Lionel Messi missing signature World Cup moment

Lionel Messi missing signature World Cup moment

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:25

The World Cup can only hope that Lionel Messi is leaving his best for last.In the most important World Cup match to date in his epoch-shaping career, football`s superstar was neither super nor a star.

Dutch fate undeserved, says Sneijder

Dutch fate undeserved, says Sneijder

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:20

The Netherlands` penalty shootout loss to Argentina in the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday was an unjust way for them to exit the tournament, according to playmaker Wesley Sneijder.

Time for Argentina to avenge 1990 World Cup final loss against Germany

Time for Argentina to avenge 1990 World Cup final loss against Germany

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:34

In the second semi-finals of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014, Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout to set up a summit clash with Germany. After 24 long years, Argentina have managed to reach the final of the football World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Argentina beat Netherlands in shootout to set up Germany final

FIFA World Cup: Argentina beat Netherlands in shootout to set up Germany final

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 09:26

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero pulled off two stunning saves as Argentina edged out the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout in a grinding semifinal match to set up a World Cup summit clash against Germany here Wednesday.

2014 FIFA World Cup, 2nd semi-final: Netherlands vs Argentina - As it happened...

2014 FIFA World Cup, 2nd semi-final: Netherlands vs Argentina - As it happened...

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 06:12

Welcome to the live coverage of second semi-final between the Netherlands and Argentina being played at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo.

Argentina, Netherlands set for battle as Brazil wonders what happened

Argentina, Netherlands set for battle as Brazil wonders what happened

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:38

Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil`s humiliating exit gathered pace.