Netherlands 2, Argentina 1
Jul. 04, 1998
MARSEILLE, France (AP) _ Dennis Bergkamp scored with 32 seconds remaining to give the Netherlands a 2-1 victory over Argentina today and send the Dutch to the World Cup semifinals for the first time since 1978.
Bergkamp scored only two minutes after Ariel Ortega was ejected for a headbutt on Dutch goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, an expulsion which evened the sides at 10 men apiece.
Bergkamp took a long pass from Frank de Boer with his right foot, touched it inside defender Roberto Ayala and beat Argentine keeper Carlos Roa with a right-foot shot from 7 yards.
The Dutch lost to Argentina in the Cup final of 1978. They will play defending champion Brazil on Tuesday.