World Cup Soccer – Netherlands beat Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties – 2014 World Cup Quarter final result

Netherlands 0 Costa Rica 0 – 2014 World Cup quarter final result, after extra time. Netherlands won penalty shoot-out 4-3 At the Fonte Nova arena, Salvador Halftime: 0-0, fulltime 0-0 Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan) Compiled by Simon Jennings

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World Cup Soccer-Dutch shootout win down to Krul’s reach, close study

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 5 (Reuters) – Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal said their World Cup quarter-final win on penalties was the result of substitute keeper Tim Krul‘s long reach and a close study of Costa Rica‘s last match, which also ended in a shootout. Regular keeper Jasper Cillessen, who was replaced by Krul shortly before the end of extra time, was…

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World Cup Soccer – Van Gaal admits underestimating his own team

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 4 (Reuters) – Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal admitted he may be guilty of underestimating his own World Cup squad but said his players would not be making the same mistake with regard to their quarter-final opponents Costa Rica. The teams meet at the Fonte Nova arena on Saturday. Van Gaal told reporters on…

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World Cup Soccer-Netherlands v Costa Rica

SALVADOR, Brazil, July 3 (Reuters) – TheNetherlands will play Costa Rica in a World Cup quarter-final match in Salvador on Saturday. Where: the Fonte Nova arena, Salvador Capacity: 52,048 When: Saturday, July 5, 1700 local (2000 GMT/4 PM ET) Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan) Probable teams: Netherlands: 1-Jasper Cillessen; 7-Daryl Janmaat, 3-Stefan de Vrij, 2-Ron Vlaar, 4-Bruno Martins Indi,…

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The Dutch and the Sochi Olympics

Dutch speedskater Sven Kramer wins the 5,000 Today was the last event day for the Dutch speed skaters. These men and women dominated almost every distance at the Sochi Olympics. Today the Netherlands teams capped it’s dominant performance with two more gold medals this Saturday in team pursuit, bringing our nation’s haul to a staggering eight golds and…

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