4 Jul 2014

FIFA World Cup 2014: Costa Rica vs Greece 52th Match in Pictures

Keylor Navas produced one of the best goalkeeping displays at the World Cup as Costa Rica reached the quarter-finals for the first time by beating Greece 5-3 on penalties on Sunday having played almost an hour with 10 men.

After the Ticos had conceded a stoppage time equaliser and extra time had finished in a 1-1 draw, it was left to Navas to make the defining contribution with a superb one-handed stop to keep out Theofanis Gekas's fourth spot-kick.

That allowed Michael Umana to fire high into the top corner and send the Central Americans into a last eight meeting with Netherlands and spark raucous celebrations.

Navas had already made two stunning saves, the latter in the final minute of stoppage time, as Costa Rica held on bravely having had Oscar Duarte sent off after 66 minutes.






































(AFP Photo)

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