Netherlands and Costa Rica qualified for the quarterfinals - World Cup 2014
After Brazil and Colombia, its the Netherlands and Costa Rica which were qualified for the quarterfinals of the World Cup 2014 at the end of the second day of the round of 16. To the delight of fans and amateur of sports betting, the Oranje won their ticket to the quarterfinals at the expense of Mexico (2-1). Mexicans fail a bit after having lead throughout the match. Indeed, Mexico opened the scoring in the 48th minute on a powerful quick of Dos Santos. And the Netherlands were only able to equalize at the 88th minute thanks to Sneidjer. The Oranje had many opportunities to equalize but the Mexican goalkeeper Ochoa played very well in front of the goal and this, since the beginning of the World Cup. While supporters were expecting overtime, the Dutch were awarded a penalty for a foul on Robben during the additional time (90 +4) and transformed by Huntelaar.
The second match of the evening which opposed Costa Rica and Greece had turned in favor of the South Americans. On paper, Costa Rica had the best odds in online betting but Greece knew how to recover after a failure during the beginning of the match. Bryan Ruiz opened the scoring for Costa Rica (52). Greece equalized during the additional time (90 +1) with Socratis Papastathopoulos. The two teams were not been able to decide which one will continue for the next stage during the overtime. Costa Rica was qualified for the quarterfinals when Keilor Navas stopped the shooting of Theofanis Gekas during the shoot on goal.
Tuesday, 01 July 2014
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