UPDATE: Costa Rica’s improbable World Cup run continues with an improbable victory over Greece. Tied 1-1 after extra time, Costa Rica nailed all five of their penalty shots to give them the win over Greece, who only made three penalty shots. Costa Rica goes on to play Netherlands in the quarterfinals on Saturday, July 5.
Few if any expected this Round of 16 match: Costa Rica was the surprise winner of Group B over favorites England and Italy, who were both eliminated. Greece was another surprise, emerging from group play ahead of powerful teams from Japan and Cote d’Ivoire. Both of these teams come into this match as tournament underdogs, but only one will emerge as a winner. See them face off at 4 PM ET (8 PM UTC).
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