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2014 FIFA World Cup Semifinals Day 2: Argentina vs. The Netherlands

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Can The Netherlands advance to their second straight final?

Ronald Martinez

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The Teams

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Argentina

Region: CONMEBOL
Manager:Alejandro Sabella

FIFA World Ranking: 5

How They Got Here

Qualifying: Finished 1st in CONMEBOL Qualifying
Group Stage: Winner of Group F (3-0-0, 9 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated Switzerland 1-0 (aet)
Quarterfinals: Defeated Belgium 1-0
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The Netherlands

Region: UEFA
Manager: Louis van Gaal

FIFA World Ranking: 15

How They Got Here

Qualifying: Winners of UEFA Group D
Group Stage: Winner of Group B (3-0-0, 9 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated Mexico 2-1
Quarterfinals: Defeated Costa Rica 0(4)-0(3)

Other Info

Date: July 1st, 2014
Gametime: 3:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Arena de São Paulo, São Paolo, Brazil

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