|August 20th, 2008|
|W34||Semifinal||8:30pm||NED - ARG||5 - 2 (3 - 0)||Final|
Semi-final: Netherlands v Argentina
> This match is a replay of the Athens 2004 semi-final when The Netherlands beat Argentina 4-2 on penalty strokes after the match finished 2-2.
> Agustina Soledad Garcia (ARG), Maria Magdalena Aicega (ARG), Sylvia Karres (NED) and Mijntje Donners (NED) scored in regular time.
> Janneke Schopman (NED) and Luciana Aymar (ARG) scored in the penalty stroke competition.
> At Sydney 2000 Argentina beat the Dutch 3-1, having suffered two defeats in 1996 (4-1) and 1988 (1-0).
> The Netherlands have scored 11 goals from penalty corners. This is 79% of their total number of goals at Beijing 2008.
> Maartje Paumen (NED) is the leading goalscorer with eight goals at Beijing 2008. She has scored in all five of Holland's matches at Beijing 2008.
> Paumen needs just one more goal to break the record for most goals in a single edition, which she now shares with Alyson Annan (AUS, 1996), Chang Eun-Jung (KOR, 1996), Lisanne Lejeune (NED 1988) and Beth Anders (USA, 1984).
> Paumen is also closing in on Mijntje Donners' record for all-time Dutch goalscorer at the Olympics (9 goals).
> Paumen has already broken the all-time Olympic record for most penalty corner goals by converting eight penalty corners.
> The previous record of seven was jointly held by Lisanne Lejeune (NED) and Franziska Hentschel (GER).
> Argentina's Luciana Aymar has collected 3 green cards at Beijing 2008.
> Agustina Soledad Garcia (ARG) has scored eight field goals at the Olympics. Rechelle Hawkes (AUS) is he only female player to have scored more goals from open play (11) in Olympic history.