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Van Gaal reveals Netherlands players refused to take penalties

SAO PAULO (SportingAlert) — Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal has revealed that two players refused to take the opening penalty kicks in their World Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out defeat to Argentina on Wednesday. Lionel and Argentina went on to win the shootout 4-2 and book a place in the World Cup final against Germany

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FIFA World Cup quarter-finals draw, times and venues

RIO DE JANEIRO (SportingAlert) —Pairings, venues, dates and kick-off times for the 2014 FIFA World Cup quarter-finals, which takes place this weekend. There are two games on the schedule for Friday, with the other two set for Saturday, with Brazil, Netherlands, France, Argentina and Germany all on the fixture.

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Streaming and live TV channels of World Cup round of 16 – June 29

(SportingAlert.com) — World Cup round of 16 action continues on Sunday with two more games, as teams seek to secure places in the quarter-finals. The schedule sees Netherlands taking on Mexico in Fortaleza and Costa Rica facing Greece in Recife. Live streaming will be at 12pm and 4pm ET, respective, on ESPN, ESPN3.com and WatchESPN.

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