World Cup 2014 Highlights: Costa Rica Defeat Greece on Penalties, Storm Into Quarters

Greece trailed for most parts of the match to finally score in stoppage time.Costa Rica however managed to nudge ahead in a thrilling penalty shootout to advance - a historic achievement for the side.

updated: June 30, 2014 04:45 IST
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Costa Rica had ten men on the field for most parts of the match against Greece. In what was a close battle between the two teams, Costa Rica managed to advance courtesy a 5-3 win in penalties. Here are the highlights. (Fixtures | Matchcentre)

Penalties: Costa Rica hold their nerves- 5-3! Navas makes a save which is enough to take the team to the quarterfinals for the first time ever. It is heartbreak for Greece but Costa Rica would be partying well into the night. They will face tough competition from Netherlands but tonight, nothing matters but the celebrations.

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Emotional players of Costa Rica celebrate their win against Greece.

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0410 hrs IST: PENALTY SHOOTOUT! It's that part of the sport which is the most thrilling and yet the most heartbreaking. Which team will emerge triumphant and which side will be left shattered?

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