Memphis Depay opened the scoring for the Netherlands against the United StatesCredit: Getty
Lionel Messi (L) and Julian Alvarez (R) scored against AustraliaCredit: AP
And Argentina followed suit thanks to a 2-1 win over Australia, where Lionel Messi was the star of the show once again.
Messi, 35, is desperate to emulate soccer legend Diego Maradonna in guiding the Argentines to World Cup success.
Plus, that’s the only major piece of silver Messi has ever competed for and never got his hands on.
However, the Netherlands will be on a revenge mission for what happened when the teams clashed during the 2014 edition.
When is Holland vs Argentina? The Netherlands’ match against Argentina will take place on Friday, December 9. The World Cup quarter-final clash is scheduled to kick off at 7pm UK time. The Lusali Stadium is the assigned venue for this eye-catching contest and can hold a staggering 88,966 fans. Argentina eliminated the Netherlands from the semifinal stage on penalties in 2014. On which television channel is it broadcast and can it be broadcast live? Netherlands vs Argentina will be broadcast LIVE on BBC One in the UK. Coverage will begin at 6:15pm UK time, 45 minutes before kick-off. Viewers also have the option of streaming the game live via the BBC iPlayer app or the BBC Sport website. Can I watch it for free?
YES! Fans in the UK can watch the Netherlands vs. Argentina game for FREE as long as they have a valid TV license.
What are the odds?
after 90 minutes
Netherlands 5/2 Draw 2/1 Argentina 6/5
Netherlands 10/13 Argentina 10/6
*Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication