Monday Jul 14
Grading Every Argentina Player at the 2014 World Cup
It was so near and yet so far for the Argentina national team. The squad, coached by Alejandro Sabella, spent just seven minutes behind in the entire World Cup; unfortunately, those were the final seven minutes of extra time in the final, and the Albiceleste finished 1-0 down to miss out against Germany.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win 2014 FIFA World Cup
Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in the final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Sunday at the Maracana thanks to an extra-time goal from Mario Gotze.
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Buenos Aires Herald
Messi can lead Argentina to glory
It might not be the way Brazilians wanted the World Cup to end but today's final between Argentina and Germany will provide a nerve-jangling climax to the best tournament in history - even though the goals that have lit it up may not flow.
Germany vs. Argentina: Tactical Preview of the World Cup Final
Joachim Low is expected to name an unchanged side for the final, meaning Philipp Lahm continues at right-back and Miroslav Klose retains his spot up front.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Argentina World Cup team capsules
The goalkeeper was Argentina's weak link before the World Cup due to a lack of playing time at French club Monaco, but has been rock solid in Brazil.
A-Z of the 2014 World Cup Final
The 2014 World Cup final will be between Germany and Argentina on Sunday July 13. Germany thrashed Brazil 7-1 in the semi-finals to book their place in the final, while Argentina needed a penalty-shootout win against the Netherlands to make it this far.
Grading the World Cup Final XIs Head-to-Head
The eyes of the world will be on the Maracana on Sunday, as Germany and Argentina battle it out for what is surely the biggest prize in world sport.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tight tussle for final spot
Keepers these days need to be more than handy outfield players and Jasper Cillessen, the Dutch number one, looks useful in that department.
Sydney Morning Herald
Cagey start to second semi
He's definitely concussed, will be interesting to see if he comes back on. If that was last night in Origin, he'd be hitting the showers nice and early! Vlaar gets a touch on a cross pass from Enzo Perez for another Argentina corner, their third of the game so far.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Picking a Combined Argentina-Netherlands 2014 World Cup XI
It is a tactical dilemma that most coaches in the world would die for. Who to pick out of Gonzalo Higuain or Robin Van Persie to lead the attack? Is Javier Mascherano or Wesley Sneijder the most appropriate midfield general? And how to accommodate the brilliance of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the same team? With Argentina's World Cup ... (more)
Sat Jul 05, 2014
World Cup Results 2014: Scores, Updated Bracket and Fixtures After Day 24
Day 24 of the 2014 version provided fans of the global game with two low-scoring, yet ultimately thrilling matches that sent two global powerhouses through to the semifinals.
Argentina vs. Belgium: 6 Things We Learned
Argentina became the third team to advance to the World Cup semi-finals as Gonzalo Higuain's solitary goal was enough to beat Belgium in Brasilia.
Robben looks to press Costa Rica
The quarterfinals wrap up on Day 21 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with Argentina and Belgium playing in the early match, and The Netherlands facing Costa Rica as Los Ticos try to keep their historic run going.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Argentina 1-0 Switzerland
Angel Di Maria's extra-time winner carried Argentina into the World Cup quarter-finals after an unconvincing display against Switzerland.