BUENOS AIRES, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Argentina has a history of adverse results against the Netherlands, which it will face at the semi-final of the 2014 World Cup on Wednesday.
Argentina defeated the Netherlands only in the final of the 1978 Argentina World Cup, 3-1. They met four times in World Cups with Argentina losing twice.
Argentina lost 4-0 in the second round of the 1974 Germany World Cup, and 2-1 in the quarter-final of the 1998 France World Cup. In the 2006 Germany version, the teams drew 0-0 in the group stage.
Argentina and the Netherlands faced each other eight times internationally, with the Dutch recording four wins, three draws and one loss.
The following is a list of results of the total matches between both teams:
1-1974, at Amsterdam (Netherlands), friendly, Argentina 1 Netherlands 4.
2-1974, at Gelsenkirchen (Germany), World Cup second round, Argentina 0 Netherlands 4.
3-1978, Buenos Aires (Argentina), World Cup final, Argentina 3 Netherlands 1.
4-1979, Zurich (Switzerland), FIFA's 75th Anniversary Cup, Argentina 0 (8) Netherlands 0 (7).
5-1998, Marseille (France), World Cup quarter-finals, Argentina 1 Netherlands 2.
6-1999, Amsterdam (Netherlands), friendly, Argentina 1 Netherlands 1.
7-2003, Amsterdam (Netherlands), friendly, Argentina 0 Netherlands 1.
8-2006, Frankfurt (Germany), World Cup first round, Argentina 0 Netherlands 0.