Those who watch the Netherlands vs. Costa Rica live stream will see yet another case of David vs. Goliath, in what has become commonplace at the 2014 World Cup. This quarterfinal promises to be one exciting match.
Costa Rica — along with Colombia — has been one of the Cinderella teams of the 2014 World Cup and advanced to the round of 16 in spectacular fashion. The CONCACAF has been very well represented, particularly when Costa Rica defeated the likes of Italy, England, and Uruguay in the groups stage.
This is a historic match for Costa Rica. They are the first CONCACAF team to reach the quarterfinals and did better in their bid than the United States and Mexico, two of the strongest teams. However, they are faced with a true superpower in football.
The Netherlands comes to this match determined and hungry in their quest to become World Cup champions for the first time ever. Believe it or not, the legendary Clockwork Orange has come close, but never won the title. It’s time.
If you watch the Netherlands vs. Costa Rica football live stream, you will see if Costa Rica has legs to battle the Dutch. In their round of 16, Los Ticos were forced into extra time by a Greece that refused to go without a fight. At this stage of the tournament, physical endurance is a big factor and Netherlands has an advantage, on paper.
One thing is for certain, the Orange won’t underestimate their feisty rivals, who have proven they can compete head-to-head with the best of the best, literally. Another factor to consider is experience, as Costa Rica is testing new waters.
So far, the Central American team has not lost one match, defeating Uruguay (3-1), Italy (1-0), and Greece on penalty kicks. They tied the match against England (0-0).
Their campaign has been impressive and refreshing, and much like Colombia, Costa Rica has shown that never-die attitude, which makes for great football. The Netherlands, on the other hand, has been consistent and precise.
Watch the Netherlands vs. Costa Rica football live stream to see if the dream team can move past the very tough Dutch. Even though at this time not many assign Los Ticos many chances to advance, they have proven they can stand up to the big boys and won’t go down without a fight.
The second day of 2014 World Cup quarterfinals promises to be an exciting one. To watch Netherlands vs. Costa Rica football live stream click here and at Univision for streaming in Spanish. Kick-off is at 4 pm/ET from Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.
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