Titans in Brazil: Keylor Navas, Costa Rica eliminate Greece in penalty kicks to advance to quarterfinals

June 29, 2014
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Costa Rica defender Michael Umaña (L) and goalkeeper Keylor Navas celebrate after defeating Greece on penalties at Pernambuco Arena in Recife on Sunday. After Navas made the crucial save in penalty kicks, Umaña fired in the game-winner.  The Ticos will play in the quarterfinals — their first appearance at that stage of the World Cup — on Saturday afternoon against the Netherlands.

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