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10-man Costa Rica hang on in extra-time and see off Greece with perfect penalties
They will face the Netherlands in their first World Cup quarter-final appearance.

IN THE END, this dramatic late equaliser from Socratis Papastathopoulos merely delayed Costa Rica’s passage into the World Cup quarter-finals.

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Costa Rica would go on to win 5 – 3 on penalties.

Bryan Ruiz produced this brilliant, deft finish to put Costa Rica ahead of Greece after 52 goalless minutes of tonight’s last 16 clash.

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Greece had created the best chance of the first half, but fortunately for Costa Rica, Keylor Navas stuck out a big right leg.

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Greece’s hope of forcing extra-time was been given a boost with a red card for Oscar Duarte, this being the challenge that earned his second yellow card.

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KLM’s cheeky post-match tweet sent Gael Garcia Bernal into a blind rage

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