SALVADOR, Brazil - Super-sub goalkeeper Tim Krul was the hero Sunday as the Netherlands ended their penalty shoot-out jinx to beat Costa Rica and set up a World Cup semi-final showdown with Argentina on Wednesday.
Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul celebrates after making a save from Costa Rica's forward and captain Bryan Ruiz during the penalty shoot-out of their quarter-final match. (AFP photo)
Dutch coach Louis van Gaal stunned onlookers at Salvador's Fonte Nova Arena by bringing on Krul to replace Jasper Cillessen in the final seconds of extra-time after 120 minutes had finished deadlocked at 0-0.
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