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Dutch run out of ideas as Argentines advance 
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Dutch run out of ideas as Argentines advance
by Mike Woitalla on Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 7:54 PM EDT
The Dutch came into the semifinal after going 120 scoreless minutes against Costa Rica and needing a shootout to advance. The Argentines mustered only one goal against Belgium in their 1-0 round of 16 win.

  
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Dutch and Argentines well-balanced; For Germany, the Brazilian cauldron awaits
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Down to the final four, and things seem to have arranged themselves pretty much as expected. The cream of South America -- Brazil and Argentina -- against the best of Europe, Germany and the Netherlands.

"I think he made some very shrewd decisions in his choice of who is on the team. But I think he proved to be a very effective coach, and his coaching brought out the best in the players that he chose, and it helped to finally, I think, put soccer … on the map in the United States. So I give him a lot of credit for that."

-- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton upon being asked to comment on the USA's German coach Jurgen Klinsmann in an interview with Germany's Spiegel Magazine.