BRAZIL:(June 30) — (AFP) Costa Rica players react after Michael Umana scored during a shootout after regulation time in the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Costa Rica and Greece at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Sunday, June 29, 2014. Costa Rica defeated Greece 5-3 in penalty shootouts after a 1-1 tie. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)View Photo
Costa Rica beat Greece 5-3 on penalties to reach the World Cup quarter finals for the first time in their history.
The two sides were 1-1 after regulation time with Bryan Ruiz scoring for Costa Rica and Sokratis Papastathopoulos levelling in injury time to force extra time which also ended in deadlock.
Fanis Gekas missed Greece’s fourth penalty and Michael Umana converted Costa Rica’s fifth to seal the historic victory. (AFP)