Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk ‘floors’ Argentina star Leandro Paredes after midfielder kicks ball at Netherlands bench. Argentina’s clash with Netherlands broke out in an on-field brawl after Leandro Paredes booted the ball at the Dutch dugout. And Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk made sure he paid for his sins.
The way the Dutch bench reacted to Paredes’ conduct was not good.
As the 90th minute approached, Louis van Gaal’s team was behind 2-1 despite a brilliant performance from Lionel Messi that gave them complete control.
Wout Weghorst’s goal in the 83rd minute set up a suspenseful conclusion.
The Netherlands were quite motivated by that as they fought to remain in the competition.
After launching a strong header from the halfway line, Nathan Ake picked up the ball and advanced into Argentina’s half.
Never one to back down from a tough challenge, Paredes slid in with one on the Manchester City player that left him on the ground.
The Netherlands substitutes bench and coaching staff flooded the field to confront the hard-charging midfielder, taking issue with his disobedience.
Prior to Paredes receiving a booking for his conduct, Van Dijk also got involved by shoving the Argentine midfielder to the ground.
Well, take care of this one,” Stuart Pearce said on talkSPORT. The task was inadequate. When Van Dijk arrived, he was astounded by his size.
After a further 10 minutes, Weghorst struck once more to force overtime in the tense match.
After Van Dijk failed the Dutch team’s first penalty attempt, Argentina prevailed 4-3 in penalties with Paredes having the last laugh.
19 yellow cards named in Argentina vs Netherlands ᴡaг
The number of penalties ever called in a single game was broken during the quarterfinal World Cup 2022 match between Argentina and the Netherlands.
Argentina defeated the Netherlands in a ɗramatic shootout to go to the 2022 World Cup semifinals. After 120 minutes of tense play, Lionel Messi and his teammates bravely drew 2-2. on the 11th.
The game between Argentina and the Netherlands was played with a great deal of teamwork on both sides.
Because of the increased tension, this game sets a new World Cup record for most penalties called.
By issuing a total of 19 yellow cards, referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz’s quarterfinal between the Netherlands and Argentina became the World Cup match with the most cards ever.
The amount of 19 yellow cards eclipsed the previous record in the round of 16 match between Portugal and the Netherlands at the 2006 World Cup, known as the “𝙱attle of Nuremberg”.
Referee Valentin Ivanov issued 17 cards in the Nuremberg match at that time.
The 23rd-minute goal by Maniche gave Portugal a 1-0 victory.
Statistics show that the Netherlands vs. Argentina game also had the most penalties issued in the history of FIFA’s management system.
Argentina ƅeat the Netherlands 4–3 on penalties to advance to the semi-finals, where they will face Croatia. Superstar Lionel Messi shone with 1 goal and 1 assist for Argentina, before Weghorst scored a breathtaking brace from 83 to 90 + 11 minutes to send the game into extra time.
List of players who received a penalty card in the match between Argentina and the Netherlands
Walter Samuel (assistant – 31′)
Marcos Acuna (43′)
Jurien Timber (43’)
Wout Weghorst (45+2′)
Christian Romero (45’)
Memphis Depay (76’)
Lisandro Martinez (76′)
Virgil Van Dyke (91′)
Steven Berghuis (88′)
Leandro Parades (89′)
Lionel Scaloni (90′)
Lionel Messi (90+10′)
Nicolas Otamendi (90+12′)
Steven Bergwijn (91′) – Extra Time
Gonzalo Montiel (109′) – Extra Time
German Pezzella (112′) – Extra Time
Denzel Dumfries (128′) – Penalty (red card – 2 yellow cards)
Noa Lang (129′) – Penalty
Messi received a rain of compliments from the Argentina coach, worthy of the title of brave captain
Coach Scaloni did not regret praising Messi after M10 shone and brought Argentina to the semi-finals of the World Cup 2022.
Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalties to advance to the 2022 World Cup semifinals. The game lasted for more than 120 minutes on the field, and the intensity of it continued even after the final whistle blew because both teams kept hurling insults at one another.
Argentina’s coach Scaloni, in contrast to the players, responded to the news conference in a very composed manner.
The 1978-born military chief stated: “Argentina never gives up, even when the goal is scored. We always think about attacking. Although we had complete control, the entire team was having issues. Argentina was in jeopardy when the Netherlands sent tall players onto the field late in the game. At the moment, I wanted to make a substitution, but it needed to be calculated.
Anyway, I don’t want to discuss the play strategy of the opposition.
But to be completely honest, the interruptions had a significant negaтive impact on the game.
Balls in controversy should land on the pitch.
They intend to blame Messi for the foul.
Messi, however, is a fantastic athlete.
He’s a lucky addition to the team.
Talking about the series of penalties, coach Scaloni said he was prepared: “I know Emiliano Martinez will save a few. He has saved Argentina many times. The other players also want to take the penalty. I’ve got the math, my job is just to sort things out.”
Finally, when asked about the preparations for the 2022 World Cup semi-final with Croatia, coach Scaloni emphasized: “Football is always changing, it’s difficult to predict anything. But I want to see Argentina in the World Cup final. 2022”.
Coach Scaloni also declined to comment on referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz. The captain of Argentina said he has a good relationship with Antonio. However, Messi has the opposite reaction. M10 publicly criticized the Spanish black king and asked FIFA to stop Antonio’s duties at the 2022 World Cup.