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Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

1 year ago July 09, 2014 Jul 9, 2014 Wednesday, July 09 2014 Wednesday, July 09, 2014 4:38:11 PM CDT in Sports
Source: Associated Press
By: Mike Corder

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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