World Cup Update: The Dutch Are Through To The Semis After Beating Costa Rica 4-3 on Penalties

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.

Louis van Gaal’s decision to bring Tim Krul on for the penalty shootout paid off as the Netherlands progress to play Argentina.


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