SAO PAULO - Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a shootout with the Netherlands on Wednesday to take his country through to the World Cup final for the first time since 1990.
The Netherlands will play Brazil in the third-place playoff in Brasilia late Sunday night.
Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt is challenged by Argentina's Javier Mascherano, left, and Ezequiel Garay during their World Cup semifinal at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo. (AP Photo)
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