SAO PAULO (SportingAlert) — Full results from all the FIFA World Cup quarter-final games that took place last week.
There were four exciting quarter-finals at this year’s World Cup tournament, with Germany, Brazil, Argentina and the Netherlands, all securing passages into the semi-finals.
The Netherlands, meanwhile, needed to come through a penalty shootout to earn their place after playing to a 0-0 tie with Costa Rica.
Goalkeeper Tim Krul, who was a last seconds extra time substitute by head coach Louis van Gaal, turned out to be the hero on the day after stopping two penalty kicks in his team’s 4-3 shootout victory.
Hosts Brazil got by Colombia in their World Cup quarter-finals, but lost the services of star forward Neymar, who has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament with a back injury.
Winning in the quarter-finals as well, were Argentina and Germany.
Lionel Messi and Argentina edged Belgium 1-0, while Germany picked up a similar result against Karim Benzema and France.
World Cup Quarterfinals Results
Germany 1 beat France 0
Brazil 2 beat Colombia 1
Argentina 1 beat Belgium 0
Netherlands 0 (4) – 0 (3) Costa Rica (Penalty Kicks)