Argentina beats Belgium to advance to World Cup semifinals

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FIFA World Cup 2014 : Argentina Belgium
World Cup 2014 : Argentina 1-0 Belgium 05/07/2014

BRASíLIA, Jul. 5, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : Argentina reached the semifinals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a 1-0 win against Belgium (halftime: 1-0) on Saturday afternoon at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasília.

All the action happened in the first half, with Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuaín goal in the 8th minute.

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Argentina at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1978, 1986)
  • 16 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1978, 1986) Runners-up (1930, 1990)

Belgium at the World Cup

  • 12 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1986)
2014 World Cup Poster
Argentina
1:0
Belgium
1:0 (1:0)
  • 5 July 2014
  • 13:00
  • Brasília

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