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Virgil van Dijk says anything is possible for Liverpool in ‘crazy’ season
Virgil van Dijk said World Cup disappointment had fuelled his desire for success with Liverpool and the Netherlands

Andy Hunter

01, Jan, 2023 @10:30 PM

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The fracas in Qatar: Argentina take Dutch devilry beyond the bitter end | Sid Lowe
Seventeen yellow cards, flying tackles and constant clashes: the Netherlands and Argentina played out a legendary dust-up

Sid Lowe in Doha

10, Dec, 2022 @3:13 PM

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Lionel Scaloni hails his Argentina side’s ‘beautiful’ victory in ‘ugly game’
Argentina manager said Netherlands ‘played in a way I didn’t expect from them’ but that Lionel Messi had shown he was ‘the best of all time’ in their victory

Sean Ingle at Lusail Stadium

10, Dec, 2022 @12:15 AM

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Lionel Messi: an emblem of the transient fragility of human beauty
Argentina’s maestro moves closer to emulating Maradona and inspiring a team far from world beaters to win the World Cup

Jonathan Wilson at Lusail Stadium

09, Dec, 2022 @10:35 PM

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Argentina into World Cup semi-final after beating Netherlands on penalties – as it happened
Lionel Messi’s World Cup dream is still alive after Argentina finally overcame the Netherlands in a dramatic, ill-tempered classic

Rob Smyth

09, Dec, 2022 @10:21 PM

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Argentina edge Netherlands in shootout to win World Cup quarter-final thriller
Argentina beat the Netherlands 4-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw in the World Cup quarter-final

Ben Fisher at Lusail Stadium

09, Dec, 2022 @10:09 PM

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World Cup 2022 briefing: Louis van Gaal is a man apart in Qatar
Louis van Gaal’s Dutch team may not play beautiful football but winning the trophy would be a fitting feelgood tale

John Brewin, Will Unwin, Martin Belam and Niall McVeigh

09, Dec, 2022 @4:00 AM

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‘Messi is liberated’: Jorge Valdano on Argentina, politics and his goal in ‘86
The former Argentina striker talks to Sid Lowe about his World Cup triumphs and heartbreaks, and the current side’s chances against the Netherlands

Sid Lowe in Doha

08, Dec, 2022 @11:00 PM

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Netherlands v Argentina: their previous World Cup meetings
With the Albiceleste set to take on the Oranje in Qatar, we relive the best (and worst) from their previous showdowns

Luke McLaughlin

08, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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‘A score to settle’: Van Gaal builds up Netherlands for Argentina showdown
After painful 2014 World Cup semi-final the manager wants his squad to puff out their chests in latest encounter

Nick Ames in Doha

08, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Louis van Gaal’s recovery from cancer inspires Netherlands’ World Cup bid
Daley Blind has said Van Gaal’s health is ‘in the back of our heads’ as the Netherlands prepare for a quarter-final against Argentina

Andy Hunter in Doha

04, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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USA’s familiar shortcomings exposed against clinical Dutch at World Cup
The Americans are a talented young team with a bright future, but attacking profligacy and a lack of a knockout power cost them against the Netherlands

Bryan Armen Graham at the Khalifa International Stadium

03, Dec, 2022 @8:31 PM

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