FIFA World Cup 2022,Quarter Finals:Dramatic Exit Of Netherlands From The World Cup

By Babita Singh

The Netherlands' heartbreaking penalty shootoaut loss to Argentina in the World Cup quarterfinals has eliminated them.

In the second quarterfinal game of the tournament, Argentina defeated the Netherlands on penalty kicks in Qatar's Lusail Stadium.

Nahuel Molina's goal in the first half gave Argentina the appearance that they were in charge of the game.

In the second, Lionel Messi converted a penalty kick to make it 2-0.

In order to make it 2-1, Wout Weghorst scored on a header in the 83rd minute. He then scored again in the 11th minute of extra time.

Through extra time, neither team managed to score, setting up penalty kicks.

Emiliano Martinez, the goalie for Argentina, stopped the first two shots, giving Argentina the advantage before winning 4-3 on penalties.

Argentina will now move on to the semifinals, which start on Tuesday, where they will meet Croatia.

In the first quarterfinal clash on Friday, Croatia shocked tournament favourite Brazil, prevailing on penalties and securing its place in the semifinal stage.