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Spot-on Krul saves Netherlands as Costa Rica downed

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BRASíLIA - Super-sub goalkeeper Tim Krul was the hero 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 Saturday. 

Netherlands' goalkeeper Tim Krul saves a penalty during the penalty shoot-out of the quarter-final football match between the Netherlands and Costa Rica in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 5, 2014

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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