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    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)

Posted: Sunday, June 29, 2014 6:23 pm | Updated: 9:27 pm, Sun Jun 29, 2014.

RECIFE, Brazil — Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.

Michael Umana scored the decisive penalty as Costa Rica won the shootout 5-3 after the game ended 1-1 following extra time.

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