Gonzalo Higuain's goal gave Argentina a 1-0 win over Belgium and a place in their first World Cup semi-finals since 1990 .

Argentina, who last won the trophy in 1986 will play the winner of Saturday's second semi-final between the Netherlands and Costa Rica in Sao Paulo next Wednesday.

Higuain hit a superb volley in the eighth minute after Belgium failed to close him down in a move that started in the centre circle. SAPA- AFP