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  • Argentina Advances On Penalty Kicks

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – For all his individual brilliance, one of the knocks against Lionel Messi has always been that he's only as good as the players around him. Surround him with an all-star team like he has at Barcelona and he wins six La Liga...
  • "La Sele" es recibida en Costa Rica como héroes

    "La Sele" es recibida en Costa Rica como héroes
    SAN JOSE - La selección de fútbol de Costa Rica llegó el martes a San José donde fue recibida por miles de entusiastas aficionados que la vitorearon después de su histórica participación en la Copa del Mundo de Brasil. El presidente de Costa Rica,...
  • World Cup: Previewing Tuesday's Brazil-Germany semifinal

    World Cup: Previewing Tuesday's Brazil-Germany semifinal
    BRAZIL VS. GERMANY Where: Belo Horizonte. Time: 1 p.m. PDT. TV: ESPN, Univision. The buzz: Brazil, a five-time champion and playing at home, meets Germany, whose three titles are second-most in the tournament's modern era. Both teams are unbeaten,...
  • Frans Hoek, el secreto de Holanda en el Mundial

    Frans Hoek, el secreto de Holanda en el Mundial
    Juan José Lahuerta Río de Janeiro, 8 jul (EFE).- Cuando Tim Krul detuvo dos penaltis a Costa Rica y clasificó a Holanda para las semifinales del Mundial, todas los focos apuntaron a Louis Van Gaal y su libreta. Su decisión de sustituir al guardameta...
  • Factbox-Netherlands v Argentina

    (Reuters) - The Netherlands play Argentina in a World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Where: The Corinthians arena, Sao Paulo Capacity: 62,601 When: Wednesday, July 9, 17:00 local (2000 GMT/09.00 p.m. BST) Referee: TBC Probable teams: Netherlands: 1-...
  • Costa Rica recibirá a "la Sele" como héroes

    SAN JOSE - Miles de costarricenses se preparan para recibir este martes en San José, con asueto gubernamental incluido, a su histórica selección que alcanzó por primera vez los cuartos de final de un mundial en Brasil 2014. El equipo, dirigido por el...
  • Dutch can't keep relying on Van Gaal's bag of tricks

    SALVADOR, Brazil, July 6 (Reuters) - Louis van Gaal's tactical masterstroke got them out of a sticky situation again in the quarter-final on Saturday but the Netherlands will know they cannot continue relying on their coach to conjure up tricks if they...
  • Costa Rica paga el precio de falta de poderío ofensivo

    (Reuters) - Los atacantes de Costa Rica necesitarán repetir los destellos de la brillantez que mostraron en la fase de grupos si quieren mejorar su estatus en el escenario de un Mundial, que en esta edición finalizó para ellos en los cuartos de final tras...
  • Olvídense de España, el "tico-taka" de Costa Rica fue lo que emocionó en la Copa

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brasil (Reuters) - Costa Rica se fue del Mundial sin perder ninguno de los cinco partidos que jugó, y en su paso por el torneo logró hundir a dos ex campeones y mostrar un fútbol ordenado que puso en ridículo su estatus de ser la selección...
  • South America, Europe to face off in already memorable World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup has a week to go, and already it is loaded with images that will be engrained in soccer fans' minds for quite some time Spain, England and Italy packing up early; disgraced Uruguayan star Luis Suarez suspended for biting; Mexican...
  • Netherlands coach walks fine line with his goalkeepers

    Netherlands coach walks fine line with his goalkeepers
    Goalkeeping is a lonely existence. You stand in front of the goal, often reduced to a spectator, as your 10 teammates zip up and down the field. The blame aimed your way often overwhelms the plaudits. Anyone with a fragile psyche need not apply. The...
  • Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout

    Netherlands defeats Costa Rica in penalty shootout
    Costa Rica was supposed to have gone home a long time ago. Before Brazil, it had qualified for only three World Cups, making it out of the group stage only once. It was no better then the third-best qualifier from its own region. But on Saturday it...