Jul 5, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador
Costa Rica
Netherlands win 4-3 on penalties

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

Diaz (38'), Umana (52'), Gonzalez (81'), Acosta (106')

Wesley Sneijder wary of Costa Rica

Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder warns his teammates not to underestimate Costa Rica when they meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

Wesley Sneijder has warned his Netherlands teammates not to underestimate Costa Rica when they meet in the World Cup quarter-finals tonight.

The Dutch head into the match having beaten Mexico in the last 16, while Costa Rica saw off Greece.

While Sneijder and the Netherlands are favourites to go through to the semi-finals, the 30-year-old believes that their opponents are more than capable of reaching the next round.

"They are in the last eight of the World Cup," he told The Times of India. "That says that they are among the eight best football-playing countries.

"Every match at this stage starts as 50-50. The difference is so little among the teams, anything can happen on a given day and Costa Rica had topped the group sending two European giants, Italy and England, home so there will be too many things to play for."

The winner of this evening's encounter will meet either Argentina or Belgium in the semi-finals.

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of the Netherlands celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Netherlands and Mexico at Castelao on June 29, 2014
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