World Cup 2022: Watch Holland’s Last Gasp Goal Which Broke Argentina Hearts

World Cup 2022: Watch Holland’s Last Gasp Goal Which Broke Argentina Hearts

  • Argentina and the Netherlands served an entertaining quarterfinal tie on Friday, December 9
  • The Dutch came from two goals down to send the enthralling game to extra time and eventually penalties
  • Despite losing via penalties, the three-time World Cup losing finalists scored a brilliant last-minute goal

The Netherlands pulled off a stunning last-gasp goal in their quarterfinal clash with Argentina at the Lusail Iconic Stadium.

Argentina stormed to a two-nil lead in Friday's tie however the Dutch managed to claw back from the jaws of defeat.

A well-weighted pass from Lionel Messi was finished by defender Nahuel Molina to hand La Albiceleste a well-deserved lead.

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Weghorst scored a last-gasp goal as the Netherlands shared the spoils in a nail-biting quarterfinal clash with Argentina. Photo credit: @ESPNFC @ESPNIndia
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Talisman, Messi notched his fourth goal of the competition via the penalty spot as Argentina looked home and dry with 15 minutes left on the clock, Givemesport reports.

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But an inspired substitution from Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal changed the destiny of the game. Lanky striker Wout Weghorst halved the deficit in the 83rd minute to put the cat among the pigeons.

Holland then did the unthinkable from a freekick situation when Koopmeiners set up Weghorst with virtually the last kick of the game, GOAL notes.

Below is the video of the last-gasp goal:

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La Albiceleste went into the game with the knowledge that getting past the Netherlands would set up a semi-final clash with Croatia, who stunned favourites in the earlier match.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Argentina's wish of winning this year's World Cup in Qatar hangs in the balance after a 'Time Traveller' shared the winner of the tournament on TikTok.

La Albiceleste are looking to win back-to-back major tournaments in the Middle East country, having ended a 28-year wait for a major trophy by winning the Copa America last year in Brazil.

Lionel Messi and his teammates will face the Netherlands in a mouthwatering quarter-final clash at the Lusail Iconic Stadium on Friday evening, with the winner facing either Brazil or Croatia in the semi-finals.

Source: Sports Brief News