World Cup semifinal lineups is confirmed with Argentina taking on Holland in the second semifinal of 2014 world cup which will be the repeat of 1978 final where Argentina beat Holland to win the world cup. Holland has a wonderful chance of making it to their 4th world cup final by getting a win over Lionel Messi and Company while Argentina will be hoping to make good use of their first semifinal appearence since 1990.
Watch Live Coverage of Holland vs Argnetina Semifinal Match:
This will be the second semifinal of the 2014 world cup and you can tune in here to get the live links which will be available 1 hour before the kickoff come 09th july 2014. We will place BBC Primary links as well as Alternative links containing ITV Coverage plus dutch, portugese and spanish commentary links on the day. Below is the schedule of the match so do take a note as the game will be starting at around 21:00 UK time.
|Wednesday, 09 July 2014||17:00 Local – 22:00 Europe||BBC & ITV, ESPN3, SonySix||Sao Paulo|
It is pretty much a Arjan Robben vs Lionel Messi match as both players have played massive role for their respective teams to guide them in the semifinals. Robben is looking sharpe and unplayable at times, specialy on the counters where his pace looks so frightening. It will be interesting to see what Louis Van Gaal has in store to stop Lionel Messi who is not playing at his best but showed his quality in the games when it really mattered.
Holland are playing with 5-3-2 formation but it becomes 3-4-3 when the have the ball. Robben, Van Persie and Memphis Depay/Jermain Lens playing as the front three and Dirk Kuyt and Blind joing the midfield and forward line in attacks. Will Van Gaal change his strategy for this game ? Holland might miss Nigel De Jong who could provide extra protection to stop Messi.