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Argentina vs. Switzerland: Goals, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Game

Switzerland's goalkeeper Diego Benaglio dives but can't stop a goal by Argentina's Angel di Maria in extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Argentina and Switzerland at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
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Lee WalkerUK Managing EditorJuly 1, 2014

Argentina beat Switzerland 1-0 in Sao Paulo to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

The game went to extra-time, where Lionel Messi teed up Angel di Maria for the only goal of the game in the 118th minute.

There was still time for late drama as Blerim Dzemaili hit the post with a header.

In the first-half, Sergio Romero was called into action to deny Granit Xhaka.

Josip Drmic then spurned a great opportunity as he opted to try to lob Romero.

Diego Benaglio was finally called into action in the second-half when Marcos Rojo tested him.

The Swiss custodian then tipped over from Gonzalo Higuain.

Messi tried to put his stamp on the game but fired just over the crossbar.

The Barcelona superstar then fizzed a shot through a crowd that Benaglio did well to smother.

The only real chance in the first period of extra-time came was when Benaglio tipped over from Di Maria.

However, it was the Real Madrid man who set up a quarter-final with either Belgium or the United States on Saturday.

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