LIVE World Cup Blog: Netherlands Vs USA And Argentina Vs Australia In The Last 16

It's the first day of the World Cup Round of 16!
14:53, 03 Dec 2022
Last Updated: 21:09, 03 Dec 2022

The Round of 16 has begun! The USA play the Netherlands and Australia come up against Copa America holders Argentina. Does this World Cup have any more shocks in store?

Updates
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MATCH REPORT | Argentina 2-1 Australia

Lionel Messi marked his 1000th game with a wonderful goal that helped take Argentina through to the World Cup quarter-finals, where they will face the Netherlands. A 2-1 win, thanks to goals from the great man and Julian Alvarez, was enough to see off a spirited Australian side that have done so well at this year’s tournament. 

Lionel Messi Produces Magic On 1000th Appearance As Argentina Make It Through
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GOAL!!!

Argentina 2-1 Australia 

77' Craig Goodwin

Australia are on the scoresheet! Could they make an incredible comeback?

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GOAL!!

Argentina 2-0 Australia 

57' Julian Alvarez 

A mistake from Matt Ryan leads to a second Argentina goal.

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HALF-TIME

Argentina 1-0 Australia

 

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GOAL!!!

Argentina 1-0 Australia 

35' Lionel Messi

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KICK-OFF

Argentina 0-0 Australia 

Lionel Messi stars in the 1000th game of his career.

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Argentina Vs Australia Line Ups
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MATCH REPORT: Netherlands 3-1 USA

Louis van Gaal is working his magic again and has taken the Netherlands to another World Cup quarter-final after a 3-1 success over the USA. 

'Boring' Louis Van Gaal Works His Magic Again As The Netherlands Reach Last Eight
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GOAL!!

81' Denzel Dumfries

Netherlands 3-1 USA

Well that didn't last long!

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GOAL!!

Netherlands 2-1 USA

76' Haji Wright

The USA are back in this game!!

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HALF-TIME

Netherlands 2-0 USA

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GOAL!!

Netherlands 2-0 USA

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A huge goal before the break, the Netherlands double their lead!!

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A reminder of Memphis Depay's recent form...
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GOAL!

Netherlands 1-0 USA

10' Memphis Depay

Memphis Depay's incredible goalscoring record for his country continues. 

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KICK-OFF

Netherlands vs USA

Let's goo!!

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Netherlands Vs USA
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