Understrength Uruguay fell short but they should be proud of their run anyway, says Joy Gupta
Sam Kelly made the journey to Montevideo to soak up the atmosphere with Uruguay fans.
Ernst Bouwes says Wesley Sneijder proved once again that the Dutch possess the midas touch.
John Brewin says coping with pressure will be key to the outcome of two intriguing semi-finals.
Few expected Uruguay to reach the semi-finals, but Jayaditya Gupta says they are still up for the fight.
Tom Adams argues Luis Suarez should not be demonised for his controversial handball against Ghana.
John Brewin watched as unbelievable drama ended Africa's World Cup dream at Soccer City.
Andrew Warshaw was in Rustenburg to see Uruguay and Mexico avoid the draw, and seal their progress.
John Brewin felt Uruguay's win against South Africa was their best World Cup display for a generation.
Paul Marshall believes France's spin doctors need to accept the fact the team is struggling.