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Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

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Posted: Jul 9, 2014 5:38 PM by Mike Corder
Updated: Jul 9, 2014 5:38 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Netherlands, World Cup, Argentina, penalties, Brazil

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout.

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to give Argentina the win after the game finished 0-0 following extra time. Maxi Rodriguez put away the winning spot kick.

Argentina will play Germany in Sunday's final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

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