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It's all over at the Arena Fonte Nova and a valiant effort by Costa Rica was not enough to see off the defiant Dutch. Louis van Gaal's decision to bring Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout paid off as the Netherlands progress to Wednesday's Sao Paulo semi-final against Argentina. We're not quite finished for the night though, as we'll have all the reaction and video highlights from the game to bring you in our daily tournament blog.

19:51
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC

Statistics

Ball possession

64%
36%
15Fouls Committed13
15Attempts On Target3
20Shots6
0Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
19:51
19:48
NAVAS K.
Costa RicaCRC
Goalkeeper

has been elected Man of the Match

120MINUTES PLAYED43TOTAL PASSES0GOALS FOR0SHOTS
19:46
The penalty shoot-out is over.

FULL TIME: The Dutch have seen off Costa Rica with their first World Cup penalty shootout win, and Tim Krul is the hero in Salvador. After a tense 120 minutes, in which the Netherlands hit the woodwork twice, the Newcastle United man was brought on with seconds remaining. He saved two penalties in the shootout, the crucial one from Michael Umana, to send the Dutch through to a semi-final showdown with Argentina.

19:46
(4 - 3) UMAÑA M. (Costa Rica) sees his penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
19:45
(4 - 3) KUYT (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:44
(3 - 3) BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) successfully converts the penalty!
19:44
(3 - 2) SNEIJDER (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:43
(2 - 2) GONZALEZ G. (Costa Rica) successfully converts the penalty!
19:42
(2 - 1) ROBBEN (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:41
(1 - 1) RUIZ B. (Costa Rica) sees his penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
19:41
(1 - 1) V. PERSIE (Netherlands) successfully converts the penalty!
19:40
(0 - 1) BORGES C. (Costa Rica) successfully converts the penalty!
19:40
The penalty shoot-out is about to begin.
19:38

Costa Rica will take the first penalty in the shootout, with Netherlands second.

19:34
The referee blows for the end of the second period of extra time.

END OF EXTRA TIME: A remarkable move by Van Gaal as the Dutch manager replaces his goalkeeper with seconds remaining. Tim Krul comes on to replace Cillessen. He's a full 6cm taller than the Ajax man, will it make a difference as the game goes to penalties?

19:34
120'+ KRUL (in) comes off the bench to replace CILLESSEN (out) (Netherlands)
19:33
120'+V. PERSIE (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
19:33
120'+BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
19:33
120'+KUYT (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:31
119'HUNTELAAR (Netherlands) commits a foul.
19:31
119' (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
19:31
119'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:31
119'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) rattles the crossbar.

OFF THE BAR! The Dutch hit the woodwork for a THIRD time! Good work by Lens on the edge of the Costa Rica penalty area sees Sneijder take a touch, open his body and curl a wonderful right-footed effort at goal. Navas dives, it beats him, but it's back off the crossbar and the No10 is denied by the woodwork for a second time in the game.

19:30
118'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
19:29
117'GONZALEZ G. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

The Dutch go up the other end and a long ball finds Robben. Umana stretches to stop the shot and it eventually goes behind for a corner.

19:29
117'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:29
117'CILLESSEN (Netherlands) blocks the shot.

WHAT A SAVE! We were very close to some late, late drama in Salvador! Urena breaks free down the Costa Rica right and finds enough space to get a venomous shot away. It's blocked by Cillessen and away to safety.

19:29
117'UREÑA M. (Costa Rica) sees his effort hit the target.
19:28
116'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) swings in the corner.
19:27
115'VLAAR (Netherlands) blocks the shot.

Urena bursts past the Dutch defence and is denied by a last ditch De Vrij tackle. It breaks to Bolanos, who hits towards goal, but it's blocked behind for a corner. It's Los Ticos's first of the game after 115 minutes!

19:27
115'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) sees his effort hit the target.
19:26
114'LENS (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
19:25
113'DE VRIJ (Netherlands) blocks the shot.

Bolanos breaks into the Dutch penalty area and dribbles past a couple of challenges. His effort is blocked by De Vrij before it can trouble Cillessen.

19:25
113'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) sees his effort hit the target.
19:24
111' HUNTELAAR (Netherlands) is cautioned.
19:23
111'HUNTELAAR (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on NAVAS K. (Costa Rica).
19:21
108'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.

Robben whips a corner into the box, but Van Persie's effort is off the mark. The Dutch are trying everything to break down this tough Costa Rican defence.

19:21
108'ROBBEN (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.
19:19
107' ACOSTA J. (Costa Rica) is cautioned.
19:19
107'ACOSTA J. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROBBEN (Netherlands).
19:18
106' HUNTELAAR (in) comes off the bench to replace MARTINS INDI (out) (Netherlands)
19:18
The referee signals the start of the second period of extra time.

There's one change at the interval, with Klaas Jan Huntelaar, the hero with a late penalty winner against Mexico in the previous round, on in place of Bruno Martins Indi.

19:15
The referee blows for the end of the first period of extra time.

It's goalless at the break, and we'll have another 15 minutes to decide whether Costa Rica will take another European side to a penalty shootout in the knockout stages of this tournament.

19:12
105'KUYT (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ACOSTA J. (Costa Rica).
19:11
104'UREÑA M. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
19:11
104'LENS (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:11
103'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

Robben hits the free-kick into the wall after Diaz was adjudged to have handballed, and Lens's follow-up is also blocked.

19:11
103'ROBBEN (Netherlands) hits his free-kick on target.
19:10
102' (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
19:10
102'DIAZ J. (Costa Rica) illegally handles the ball.
19:10
102'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:10
102'DIAZ J. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
19:10
102'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:06
99'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) is ruled offside.
19:04
97' CUBERO J. (in) comes off the bench to replace TEJEDA Y. (out) (Costa Rica)

Tejeda, who made the dramatic last minute clearance off the line in normal time, is replaced by the No22.

Player Statistics

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 0
  • Passes (complete)28 (20)
  • Passes Completion Rate71.43%
  • Tackles4
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Midfielder
  • 39International Caps
  • 178Centimeters
  • Date of Birth14 Feb 1987
  • Current clubCS Herediano (CRC)
19:03
96'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
19:01
94'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.
19:01
94'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

GREAT SAVE! Robben whips a corner in from the Dutch right and Vlaar meets it with a header down into the floor. It bounces just in front of Navas and he does excellently to tip the ball past the post.

19:01
94'VLAAR (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
19:01
94'ROBBEN (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.
19:00
92'ROBBEN (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:58
The referee signals the start of the first period of extra time.

The Dutch get extra time underway in the Arena Fonte Nova. The Oranje are looking for a first win after an additional 30 minutes in the World Cup, having had four attempts in the tournament's history so far.

18:52
End of regular time - extra time to follow...

END OF 90 MINUTES: It's finished goalless in Salvador after normal time, and we'll go to an additional 30 minutes to try and decide the winner. The Netherlands twice went close through Sneijder set pieces, one saved brilliantly by Navas and another coming back off the woodwork. Van Persie was also denied in a scramble in stoppage time, but neither side could break the deadlock. Will we have more Costa Rican penalty shootout drama? Stick with us to find out!

18:51
90'+ROBBEN (Netherlands) is ruled offside.
18:49
90'+TEJEDA Y. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

OFF THE LINE AND OFF THE BAR! Van Persie whips a free kick across the box, which is punched high into the air by Navas. It breaks to Blind on the left and he fires a low cross into the six yard box. It's missed by De Vrij, then Kuyt and the No9 follows up, but his effort hits Tejeda and loops up onto the bar and away to safety. Incredible scenes in Salvador!

18:49
90'+V. PERSIE (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
18:49
90'+NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
18:49
90'+V. PERSIE (Netherlands) hits his free-kick on target.
18:48
90'+DIAZ J. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROBBEN (Netherlands).
18:46
89'LENS (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:46

CHANCE! Sneijder whips a superb ball in from the Dutch left towards Van Persie. The usually lethal frontman opens his body to hit it with his right foot, but he completely misses the ball and it spins behind for a goal kick.

18:43
87'LENS (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:41
84'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

Van Persie finds space inside the Costa Rica penalty area and fires a right-footed shot at goal. Navas repels his effort.

18:41
84'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
18:40
83'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROBBEN (Netherlands).
18:39
82'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) free-kick hits the post.

OFF THE POST! Sneijder whips in yet another superb free-kick effort. This time he does beat Navas, but the woodwork denies the No10.

18:38
81' GONZALEZ G. (Costa Rica) is cautioned.

Gonzalez would miss the semi-final, if Costa Rica were to make it, after bringing Roben down just outside the penalty area.

18:38
81'GONZALEZ G. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROBBEN (Netherlands).
18:36
80'LENS (Netherlands) is ruled offside.
18:36
79'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
18:35
79' MYRIE D. (in) comes off the bench to replace GAMBOA C. (out) (Costa Rica)

Gamboa jarred his knee in an earlier challenge, and it looks like it's taken its toll, as the No16 goes off on a stretcher.

Player Statistics

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Defender
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 2
  • Passes (complete)26 (17)
  • Passes Completion Rate65.38%
  • Tackles1
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Defender
  • 12International Caps
  • 185Centimeters
  • Date of Birth01 Jun 1988
  • Current clubCS Herediano (CRC)
18:32
76' LENS (in) comes off the bench to replace MEMPHIS (out) (Netherlands)

The 20-year-old is replaced by the Dynamo Kiev man.

Player Statistics

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target1
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 0
  • Passes (complete)26 (20)
  • Passes Completion Rate76.92%
  • Tackles0
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Forward
  • 25International Caps
  • 178Centimeters
  • Date of Birth24 Nov 1987
  • Current clubFC Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
18:32

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18:31
75'VLAAR (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.

Sneijder whips a terrific ball in from the Dutch left from a free-kick. Vlaar gets his head to it, but it flies over Navas' crossbar.

18:31
74'GAMBOA C. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on BLIND (Netherlands).
18:25
69'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) is ruled offside.
18:25
68'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
18:23
66' UREÑA M. (in) comes off the bench to replace CAMPBELL J. (out) (Costa Rica)

Urena, who scored in his side's opening game against Uruguay, replaces Campbell, another scorer that day.

Player Statistics

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 1
  • Passes (complete)20 (13)
  • Passes Completion Rate65%
  • Tackles2
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Forward
  • 27International Caps
  • 179Centimeters
  • Date of Birth05 Mar 1990
  • Current clubKuban Krasnodar (RUS)
18:22
65'GONZALEZ G. (Costa Rica) sees an effort go off target.

Bolanos lifts a ball from the Costa Rica right to the far post. Gonzalez comes flying in with a headed effort, but it's wide of the mark thanks to pressure from Vlaar.

18:21
64' MARTINS INDI (Netherlands) is cautioned.
18:21
64'MARTINS INDI (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on RUIZ B. (Costa Rica).
18:20
63'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) is ruled offside.
18:19
62'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) strikes his free-kick wide.

Bolanos spots up a free-kick around 30 yards from goal. He powers an effort at goal but it flies over Cillessen's crossbar.

18:18
61'DE VRIJ (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CAMPBELL J. (Costa Rica).
18:18

Junior Diaz is set free down the Costa Rica left and breaks clear of the Dutch defence. He crosses inside towards Campbell, but Martins Indi comes across to clear.

18:17
60'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) commits a foul.
18:16
59'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
18:16
18:13
56'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.

Robben takes his time in finding Van Persie, and the No9 tries to hit a right-footed cross into the six yard box, but it's blocked behind for a corner, which is eventually cleared.

18:11
55'BORGES C. (Costa Rica) commits a foul.
18:11
54'CAMPBELL J. (Costa Rica) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:10
53'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.

After Umana goes into the book, Robben slides a cleverly deceptive free-kick towards Sneijder. The Galatasaray man powers a shot at goal, but it flies over the bar.

18:09
52' UMAÑA M. (Costa Rica) is booked by the referee.
18:08
52'UMAÑA M. (Costa Rica) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:08
51'CAMPBELL J. (Costa Rica) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:03
46'BOLAÑOS C. (Costa Rica) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:02
The second half kicks off.

Netherlands get us underway for the second period.

17:47

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17:47
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Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC

Statistics

Ball possession

62%
38%
9Fouls Committed4
4Attempts On Target0
4Shots1
0Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
17:46
The referee brings the first half to an end.

HALF TIME: It's goalless at the interval at the Arena Fonte Nova and it's been a tense and terse opening period. The Dutch have had the majority of the play, and the chances, but the Costa Rican defence has held firm. Sneijder went closest to breaking the deadlock with a free-kick that was superbly saved by Navas. We're in for an intriguing second half!

17:42
43'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on UMAÑA M. (Costa Rica).
17:42

Van Persie is slipped in by Robben and the No9 rushes through behind the Costa Rica defence. Navas sprints out though and collects before the Manchester United man can get a shot away.

17:39
39'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.
17:38
39'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

WHAT A SAVE! Robben steps over the dead ball before Sneijder hits a curling, dipping effort at goal. Navas is across to touch the ball behind with a magnificent one-handed save low to his right-hand side.

17:38
39'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) hits his free-kick on target.
17:37
37' DIAZ J. (Costa Rica) is booked by the referee.
17:37
37'DIAZ J. (Costa Rica) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:36

A flighted free-kick from the Costa Rica right is headed back across the Dutch box and Borges attempts an overhead kick, but it's cleared away by the Netherlands.

17:34
34'GAMBOA C. (Costa Rica) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ROBBEN (Netherlands).
17:34
34'ACOSTA J. (Costa Rica) sees an effort go off target.
17:33
34'WIJNALDUM (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:32
33'ROBBEN (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on GAMBOA C. (Costa Rica).

A long ball over the Costa Rica defence finds Robben with a good opportunity, but the No11 is adjudged to have fouled Gamboa in the build-up to the chance.

17:31
32'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) commits a foul.
17:31
31'MARTINS INDI (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:29
30'MEMPHIS (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:29
29'CAMPBELL J. (Costa Rica) illegally handles the ball.
17:29
29'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

Van Persie finds space between the Costa Rica midfield and defence and finds Depay sprinting past him on the Dutch left. He plays the 20-year-old in, and he fires a left-footed effort towards goal, but Navas is equal to it.

17:29
29'MEMPHIS (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:28

The sun is setting on Salvador as a Brazil 2014 venue, and the Dutch were also involved in the Arena Fonte Nova's opening game of this tournament, their 5-1 thrashing of World Cup holders Spain.

17:27
27'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) commits a foul.
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17:25
25'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:24
24'MEMPHIS (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:23
24'RUIZ B. (Costa Rica) commits a foul.
17:21
22'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.

Robben spreads the ball wide to Kuyt, who finds Depay in space on the edge of the Costa Rica penalty area. He plays a deceptive reverse pass to Van Persie, but the No9's effort is saved well by Navas, before the keeper collects Sneijder's follow-up.

17:21
22'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:21
21'NAVAS K. (Costa Rica) blocks the shot.
17:21
21'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:20

Campbell turns inside Martins Indi and plays an incisive through ball towards Gamboa. The winger fires in a low cross, but it's well cleared by Vlaar.

17:09
10'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on ACOSTA J. (Costa Rica).
17:08
8'ROBBEN (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.

Robben runs at the Costa Rica defence once again, this time on the Dutch right. Los Ticos force the ball behind for a corner, but the set piece is cleared away with ease.

17:06
6'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) illegally handles the ball.

Robben sprints at the Costa Rican defence and spreads the play wide to Depay. His pass, curled with the instep of his right foot, is too long for Van Persie, but the Dutch skipper is offside anyway.

17:03
3'DE VRIJ (Netherlands) commits a foul.
17:00
The match kicks off.

Costa Rica get us underway in Salvador.

16:59

LINE-UPS: 
There are two changes for the Dutch from their dramatic win against Mexico. Bruno Martins Indi comes in for the injured Nigel de Jong, while Memphis Depay starts in place of Paul Verhaegh. For Los TicosJohnny Acosta replcaes the suspended Oscar Duarte, who was sent off in their shootout win over Greece.

Netherlands v. Costa Rica - Team Line-ups EXCLUSIVE

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Netherlands
NetherlandsNED

1 CILLESSEN, 2 VLAAR, 3 DE VRIJ, 4 MARTINS INDI, 5 BLIND, 9 V. PERSIE, 10 SNEIJDER, 11 ROBBEN, 15 KUYT, 20 WIJNALDUM, 21 MEMPHIS

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Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC

1 NAVAS K., 2 ACOSTA J., 3 GONZALEZ G., 4 UMAÑA M., 5 BORGES C., 7 BOLAÑOS C., 9 CAMPBELL J., 10 RUIZ B., 15 DIAZ J., 16 GAMBOA C., 17 TEJEDA Y.

16:58

Next up is Noble patria, tu Hermosa bandera, and the Costa Rican players grab each other around the shoulders and sing passionately along with their supporters. 

16:57

Het Wilhelmus then rings out around the stadium and the Dutch players join the crowd in song, while gripping each other around the shoulders.

16:56

The two captains Robin van Persie and Bryan Ruiz both speak into the microphone and address the crowd with an anti-discrimination message, joining the captains from the other quarter-finals in doing so.

16:55
16:55
16:50

Your 11

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Netherlands
NetherlandsNED

1 Jasper CILLESSEN, 2 Ron VLAAR, 3 Stefan DE VRIJ, 4 Bruno MARTINS INDI, 5 Daley BLIND, 6 Nigel DE JONG, 8 Jonathan DE GUZMAN, 10 Wesley SNEIJDER, 15 Dirk KUYT, 9 Robin VAN PERSIE, 11 Arjen ROBBEN

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC

1 Keylor NAVAS, 2 Johnny ACOSTA, 3 Giancarlo GONZALEZ, 4 Michael UMANA, 5 Celso BORGES, 7 Christian BOLANOS, 15 Junior DIAZ, 16 Cristian GAMBOA, 17 Yeltsin TEJEDA, 9 Joel CAMPBELL, 10 Bryan RUIZ

16:48
16:47

The players have warmed up on the pitch and have headed back into their respective dressing rooms to make their final preparations ahead of the game. The sun is setting in Salvador as the anticipation builds for what should be a thrilling quarter-final.

16:45

WESLEY SNEIJDER BRAZIL 2014 STATS
 - 345 minutes
 - 1 goal from 11 shots (9% conversion rate)
 - 124 passes completed
 - 30.2km/h top speed
 - 41.9km covered (10.9km per 90 mins)

BRYAN RUIZ BRAZIL 2014 STATS
 - 374 minutes
 - 2 goals from 5 shots (40% conversion rate)
 - 124 passes completed
 - 29.6km/h top speed
 - 43.5km covered (10.47km per 90 mins)

16:41

NETHERLANDS STATS FOR BRAZIL 2014
 - 12 goals scored
 - 70% shots on target
 - 110.2km covered per match (team average)
 - 1360 passes completed
 - 80% pass completion rate

COSTA RICA STATS FOR BRAZIL 2014
 - 5 goals scored
 - 50% shots on target
 - 114km covered per match (team average)
 - 1284 passes completed
 - 70% pass completion rate

16:40

Head-to-Head

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
.0Wins0.
.0Draws0.
0Total Goals scored0
16:37

TREADING THE TIGHTROPE
The Netherlands' Stefan de Vrij and Daley Blind are one booking away from missing a potential semi-final, while Giancarlo Gonzalez, Jose Cubero, Yeltsin Tejeda, Esteban Granados, Bryan Ruiz and Keylor Navas are all in the same position for Los Ticos. Costa Rica's Oscar Duarte misses out through suspension.

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Defender
  • 16International Caps
  • 190Centimeters
  • Date of Birth05 Feb 1992
  • Current clubFeyenoord Rotterdam (NED)
16:34

CHRISTIAN BOLANOS ON JOEL CAMPBELL
"He’s still young, but he’s no baby. Joel’s growing up quickly. He can hurt you one-on-one. He’s got pace and can score goals too."

16:32

THE MAN IN THE MIDDLE
Ravshan Irmatov
from Uzbekistan is the referee for today's match. He is refereeing his ninth World Cup game, a new record.

16:30

DIRK KUYT
"We have players like Robben and [Robin] van Persie in our team who can change the game at any second."

16:24

BRYAN RUIZ
"Maybe in a few months this will all sink in, but for right now we’re just trying to enjoy what we’re living. It’s nice to play against a team like [Netherlands], but it’s difficult too. I have so many friends in the Netherlands. The place was my home for years and I care about its people. But for us it is a dream to play in the quarter-finals. We know we’re doing something so big for the people back home, but maybe we don’t realise the extent of how big just yet. We have nothing to lose. We’ve come so far and done so much, but we want more. We want to continue on and see how far this can go."

16:20

LOUIS VAN GAAL
"Our goal has always been to become world champions and we have already said we are a team which is very difficult to beat. We're not a great team, but a team which is difficult to beat. So far we have shown that and I hope we can continue that up to and including the final. That Costa Rica are considered to be a less strong team, that is by the media. That is not our words, we are not saying that."

16:20

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16:15

JOEL CAMPBELL
"This is a new level for me. This is the World Cup and there’s nothing bigger. I want to perform here. I want to score goals and help the team any way I can. Just because I’m young doesn’t mean less is expected of me. We’re an extraordinary team. We’ve worked really hard and we have some of the best players Costa Rica has ever seen."

16:12

ARJEN ROBBEN
"I feel every player who has come on in the games so far has had an influence and done a fantastic job. Ultimately, that's the kind of strength you need to win a World Cup. I just feel very strong. I feel good, I feel fit, and I think that's the most important [thing] because I can transfer everything on to the pitch. I'm having a lot of fun and really enjoying it here."

16:09

STAT ATTACK: 
Netherlands have come from behind to win three times at the 2014 World Cup, equal to West Germany in 1970. No team has achieved this four times at a single World Cup.

16:06

DID YOU KNOW? 
Keylor
Navas kept joint-second most clean sheets in the 2013/14 Spanish La Liga season, along with Real Madrid’s Diego Lopez. Only Atlético Madrid and Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois kept more (20).

Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
Goalkeeper
  • 57International Caps
  • 184Centimeters
  • Date of Birth15 Dec 1986
  • Current clubLevante UD (ESP)
16:02

DID YOU KNOW? 
Arjen
Robben and Wesley Sneijder have scored six World Cup goals. They both need one more goal to equal Dutch record holder Johnny Rep.

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Forward
  • 79International Caps
  • 180Centimeters
  • Date of Birth23 Jan 1984
  • Current clubFC Bayern Muenchen (GER)
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Midfielder
  • 103International Caps
  • 171Centimeters
  • Date of Birth09 Jun 1984
  • Current clubGalatasaray SK (TUR)
15:59

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15:56

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15:54

BOAS TARDES: 
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15:39

Weather

Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 25° CTemperature
  • 14 m/sWind
  • 81 %Humidity
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Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
  • 1CILLESSEN (GK)
  • 2VLAAR
  • 3DE VRIJ
  • 4MARTINS INDI
  • 5BLIND
  • 9V. PERSIE (C)
  • 10SNEIJDER
  • 11ROBBEN
  • 15KUYT
  • 20WIJNALDUM
  • 21MEMPHIS
Costa Rica
Costa RicaCRC
  • 1NAVAS K. (GK)
  • 2ACOSTA J.
  • 3GONZALEZ G.
  • 4UMAÑA M.
  • 5BORGES C.
  • 7BOLAÑOS C.
  • 9CAMPBELL J.
  • 10RUIZ B. (C)
  • 15DIAZ J.
  • 16GAMBOA C.
  • 17TEJEDA Y.

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