The Netherlands and Argentina do battle in the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Friday, Dec. 9 at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, Qatar. Here’s how to watch.
The Netherlands and Argentina face off on Friday with a spot in the World Cup semifinals on the line.
The game will feature two of the best teams at this tournament with a long history of success at the World Cup.
Argentina is a two-time world champion, capturing the title in 1978 and 1986. The Netherlands, meanwhile, reached the final three times, in 1974, 1978 and 2010, but has never lifted the trophy.
The Albiceleste and Oranje have done battle before at the World Cup. They have played each other at five previous World Cups: 1974, 1978, 1998, 2006 and 2014.
The Netherlands defeated Argentina 4-0 in the second group phase of the 1974 World Cup, with Johan Cruyff scoring twice in a 4-0 victory. Four years later, the Oranje made the final, but were defeated by hosts Argentina 3-1 in the title match following extra time.
In 1998, Netherlands striker Dennis Bergkamp scored in the 90th minute in a 2-1 quarterfinal win. In 2006, the sides met during the group stage, playing to a scoreless draw. In 2014, Argentina outlasted the Netherlands on penalties in the semifinals following another 0-0 draw.
Netherlands vs Argentina World Cup live streaming info
- Date: Friday, Dec. 9
- Start time: 2 p.m. ET
- Location: Lusail, Qatar
- Stadium: Lusail Stadium
- TV Info: FOX
- Live Stream: Fox Sports | Fubo.tv
The Netherlands defeated the United States 3-1 in the round of 16 on Saturday to reach the last-8. Argentina made it to the quarterfinals after outlasting Australia 2-1 on the same day.