Netherlands' forward Arjen Robben (L) and Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi. (AFP PHOTO / FILES / MARTIN BERNETTI / NELSON ALMEIDA)
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The Netherlands are one win away from a second straight World Cup final while opponents Argentina head into Wednesday's last-four clash looking to end their 24-year wait for a place in the biggest game of all.For all the expectation, all the history and all the focus on the tactical approaches of Alejandro Sabella and Louis van Gaal, the clash at the Corinthians arena is likely to come down to how two individuals seize the moment.With both teams set to pack the midfield, regardless of what formal formation they field, Argentine Lionel Messi and Dutchman Arjen Robben will be charged with producing thrilling moments of skill that could decide who heads to Rio for the final. Messi has always had the ability, for Barcelona and Argentina, to drop away from the opposing back-line and run at defenses from deep, but in the quarter-final win over Belgium he played almost as a classic playmaking number 10 .
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