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  • U.S. rival Costa Rica crashes the World Cup quarterfinals

    U.S. rival Costa Rica crashes the World Cup quarterfinals
    To be sure, the party crashers from Costa Rica who have elbowed and kneed their way into the World Cup's elite eight are like third-party candidates in elections. Their chance of winning it all ranges between slim and none. But the Ricans' opponents...
  • As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge

    As Brazil sputters, World Cup still waits for dominant team to emerge
    Three weeks ago, Juergen Klinsmann predicted his U.S. team wouldn't win the World Cup. And he was right. So who is he picking in the final? "Brazil is the No. 1 name to mention," Klinsmann said Wednesday, "because of their talent [and] their home...
  • World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off

    World Cup round-up: Argentina-Belgium, Holland-Costa Rica square off
    The joy of Brazil advancing to the World Cup semifinals on Friday was tempered by the loss of its star, Neymar. The 22-year-old playmaker suffered a fractured vertebra in his lower back when he was kneed in the back by Colombia's Juan Camilo Zuniga...
  • 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...
  • Costa Rica clear underdog in World Cup clash with the Netherlands

    Costa Rica clear underdog in World Cup clash with the Netherlands
    World Cup watchers have endured a long wait for a quarterfinals standard: a member of the bourgeoisie versus one from the proletariat. Now the two days of doubleheaders conclude with a face-off of teams from different soccer strata. By any name, the...
  • Costa Rica's Navas defies Dutch in goalless first half

    SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) - The Netherlands looked the more likely team to score but were unable to break the resistance of underdogs Costa Rica during a goalless first half of their World Cup quarter-final on Saturday. Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas...
  • Netherlands edges Costa Rica, 4-3, in penalty kicks

    Netherlands edges Costa Rica, 4-3, in penalty kicks
    The Dutch held off on their final substitution for a reason. Tim Krul comes on at keeper for Jasper Cillessen. The matchup is rusty but rested man in goal with one who is exhausted but in the zone. Costa Rica will lead off. Round one of the shootout:...
  • 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...
  • Holanda vence a Costa Rica por penales, enfrentará a Argentina en semifinal

    Holanda vence a Costa Rica por penales, enfrentará a Argentina en semifinal
    La selección de fútbol de Holanda clasificó el sábado a las semifinales del Mundial al derrotar 4-3 a Costa Rica en una impecable definición por penales, en la que el arquero Tim Krul se convirtió en héroe segundos después de que el técnico Louis van Gaal...
  • Substitute Krul the saviour as Dutch reach semis

    SALVADOR Brazil (Reuters) - Netherlands keeper Tim Krul made a dramatic entrance off the bench to save two penalties in a 4-3 shootout win over Costa Rica on Saturday, following a 0-0 draw after extra time, to send the Dutch into a World Cup semi-final...
  • Holanda vence a Costa Rica por penales, enfrentará a Argentina en semifinal

    SALVADOR Brasil (Reuters) - La selección de fútbol de Holanda clasificó el sábado a las semifinales del Mundial al derrotar 4-3 a Costa Rica en una impecable definición por penales, en la que el arquero Tim Krul se convirtió en héroe segundos después de...
  • Cómo llegan los equipos que pasaron a cuartos de final del Mundial

    Cómo llegan los equipos que pasaron a cuartos de final del Mundial
    El Mundial comienza el viernes su desenlace, con el inicio de los cuartos de final del torneo. Solo ocho de los 32 equipos que llegaron a Brasil siguen en la carrera por el título, y a continuación se ofrece un vistazo sobre cómo llega cada uno de estos...