10 interesting stats ahead of Argentina vs Netherlands

0 – Argentina are yet to fall behind at the 2014 World Cup.

3 – Argentina have progressed from all three of their World Cup semi-final appearances.

3 – The Netherlands have come from behind to win three of their five matches so far at this World Cup.

5 – This will be the fifth meeting between Argentina and the Netherlands in a World Cup. Netherlands won the first meeting 4-0 in 1974 in the second group stage, Argentina won the final of 1978 3-1 after extra-time against the Dutch, Netherlands won their quarter-final meeting 2-1 in 1998 and they drew 0-0 in their group stage match in 2006.

5 – Argentina are the only semi-finalist to have won all five of their matches to get here.

10 – The Netherlands are unbeaten in 10 of their last 12 World Cup matches, drawing one.

16 – Wesley Sneijder has played more World Cup games than any other Netherlands player.

1990 – Argentina have reached the final four for the first time since 1990. That year they went on to lose 1-0 to West Germany in the final.

83% – 10 of the Netherlands’ 12 goals at this tournament have come after half-time.

253′ – Argentina enter their semi-final without conceding a goal in 253 minutes.

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