In contrast to the goal fest night, the second World Cup semifinal tie between Argentina against Netherlands ended goalless until full 90 minutes mark plus extra time, forcing that tie to be decided by penalty shoot out.
Argentina keeping their hope of winning 2014 World Cup alive as they made it into the final of that tournament after defeating Netherlands through penalty shoot out drama.
Both teams were looking eager to put on an attacking display since kick off, but refused to neglect their defensive play as they don't want to concede an early goal.
An exciting match is set to entertain football fans this midweek when Netherlands play Argentina in the second semi final of World 2014 which will determined what team are set to face Germany in upcoming Final.
Netherlands' head coach Louis Van Gaal is looking forward for his team's World Cup semi final clash against Argentina which the tactician consider as an even contest where luck might play a part in determining the winner.
Losing to Argentina in the Quarter finals of World Cup 2014 may left some disappointment for Belgium players, but skipper Vincent Kompany along with his head coach, Marc Wilmots is keen on taking the positives from their campaign.
Argentina made their way into World Cup 2014 semi finals and although there's still a tough hurdle from Netherlands along the way, but there's no point of hiding that Albiceleste are already dreaming of the final.
Argentina successfully making their way into the semifinals stage of World Cup 2014 after defeating Belgium this weekend.
Keen on advancing into that final four stage, Argentina immediately put on an aggressive display which was rewarded with an early goal from Gonzalo Higuain on eight minutes.
Argentina are set to face another tough European side on their quest in chasing for World Cup glory as this weekend Alejandro Sabella's men are being challenged by Belgium.
Although their opponent is well known for their talented attacking players, such as Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku, but Sabella is much more concern with Red Devils' defensive solidity.
Facing one of the tournament favorites, Argentina, in the quarter final of World Cup doesn't seem to give much fear for Belgium as their head coach, Marc Wilmots believes Red Devils have what it takes to defeat their opponent.
Argentina dramatically earned their place into the quarter finals of World Cup 2014 after grabbing an extra time win over Switzerland.
Being tipped as one the favorites, Argentina were keen on showcasing their qualities but it was far from an easy contest as Swiss put on a positive display.
Advancing into the knock out stages of World Cup 2014 as runners up of group E, a difficult battle awaits Switzerland as they will be facing Argentina.
Although admitting that their opponent are a strong footballing nation with many quality players, Swiss midfielder Admir Mehmedi is confident that his side have the ability in creating a shock.