World Cup 2014: Netherlands Beat Costa Rica in Penalty Shootout, Face Argentina in Semis

Updated: 06 July 2014 04:58 IST

Tim Krul, who came on in the 120th minute, stopped shots from Bryan Ruiz and Michael Umana in the shootout.

World Cup 2014: Netherlands Beat Costa Rica in Penalty Shootout, Face Argentina in Semis
Netherlands celebrate their quarterfinal victory on penalties. © AP

Salvador, Brazil:

Late substitute Tim Krul made two saves in a 4-3 penalty shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday to give the Netherlands a spot in the World Cup semifinals following a 0-0 draw. (Match Highlights)

Krul, who came on in the 120th minute, stopped shots from Bryan Ruiz and Michael Umana in the shootout.

The Dutch team will face Argentina in the semifinals on Wednesday in Sao Paulo.



Topics : FIFA World Cup 2014 Netherlands Costa Rica Football
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