FIFA opens probe after fiery Argentina-Netherlands World Cup game | Football News

DOHA: FIFA announced on Saturday that it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Argentina and the Netherlands after a series of ugly incidents marred their World Cup quarter-final in a bad mood.
A World Cup record 18 yellow cards were shown as Argentina beat the Dutch 4-3 on penalties on Friday after a 2-2 draw at Lusail Stadium.
The game featured multiple mass confrontations and heated exchanges as the Dutch came back from two goals down to force extra time.
The charges against the Argentine football federation relate to player and staff misconduct and “order and security at matches”, FIFA said in a statement.
The Dutch are also under investigation over the behavior of the team.


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