Jul 5, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Netherlands
0-0
Costa Rica

Martins Indi (64'), Huntelaar (111')
FT

Diaz (38'), Umana (52'), Gonzalez (81'), Acosta (106')
Netherlands win 4-3 on penalties

Jorge Luis Pinto "proud" of Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Colombian coach Jorge Luis Pinto gestures during a quarter-final football match between Netherlands and Costa Rica at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 5, 2014
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Costa Rica manager Jorge Luis Pinto says that his side can be proud of their achievements after being knocked out of the World Cup by the Netherlands.

Costa Rica manager Jorge Luis Pinto has said that his side can be proud of their achievements after being knocked out at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup by the Netherlands.

The Central Americans were beaten 4-3 in a penalty shootout following a goalless draw in Salvador.

Pinto has admitted that his side were fortunate to end the game level after extra time, but he has praised his players for their unbeaten run to the last eight of the tournament.

"We are proud of what we have achieved," Pinto told reporters following the match. "We leave the tournament unbeaten and with our heads held high. It can happen to make mistakes in a shootout and we did all we could against great players.

"It's true we defended well and were also a little fortunate, but we had faith in ourselves."

Costa Rica had failed to advance beyond the last 16 in their three previous World Cup appearances.

Dirk Kuyt of the Netherlands is challenged by Christian Bolanos of Costa Rica during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between the Netherlands and Costa Rica at Arena Fonte Nova on July 5, 2014
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