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Lionel Messi set up a late winning goal as lacklustre Argentina downed Switzerland 1-0 in extra-time to reach the World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday. 

Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi (L) vies with Switzerland's forward Admir Mehmedi during the match against Switzerland at Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014

Angel Di Maria's strike in the 118th minute after a surging counter-attack launched by Messi settled a gritty duel for Argentina as penalties loomed at Sao Paulo's Corinthians Arena.

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