The Argentina team entered a World Cup semifinal for the first time since 2014 by beating the Netherlands in a penalty shootout 4-3, after the match ended tied 2-2 in regulation time. In a very even first half it was a genius of Messi who pulled the mark of several players and gave a precise pass to Molina who left him hand in hand against the goalkeeper Noppert, to score the goal that gave Argentina the advantage minute 35′ of the first half. In the second half, Argentina continued to dominate in the midfield and control the ball, with the advantage on their side, when at minute 71′ Acuña was fouled in the area and the penalty was awarded, which was charged by Messi for the 2nd -0 and the response from the Netherlands came through Weghorst who achieved the discount at minute 83 ‘and launched the attack looking for the tie that came in the last play of the game with Weghorst to send the game to overtime. The game was decided in a penalty shootout where Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 and advanced to the semifinals where they will face Croatia, scored by Argentina; Messi, Paredes, Montiel and Lautaro Martínez where Dibu Martínez dressed as a hero by stopping the shots of Van Dijk and of Berghuis.
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