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2014 FIFA World Cup Quarterfinals Day 2: Argentina vs. Belgium, Netherlands vs. Costa Rica

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Can Costa Rica keep their unexpected run going?

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The Teams

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Argentina

Region: CONMEBOL
Manager:Alejandro Sabella

FIFA World Ranking: 5

How They Got Here: Finished 1st in CONMEBOL Qualifying
Group Stage: Winner of Group F (3-0-0, 9 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated Switzerland 1-0 (aet)

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Belgium

Region: UEFA
Manager: Marc Wilmots

FIFA World Ranking: 11

How They Got Here: Won UEFA Group A
Group Stage: Winners of Group H (3-0-0, 9 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated United States 2-1 (aet)

Other Info

Date: July 5th, 2014
Gametime: 11:00 am central
TV: ABC
Location: Estadio Nacional, Brasilia, Brazil

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The Teams

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The Netherlands

Region: UEFA
Manager: Louis van Gaal

FIFA World Ranking: 15

How They Got Here: Winners of UEFA Group D
Group Stage: Winner of Group B (3-0-0, 9 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated Mexico 2-1

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Costa Rica

Region: CONCACAF
Manager: Jorge Luis Pinto

FIFA World Ranking: 34

How They Got Here: Finished second in CONCACAF Hex Stage
Group Stage: Won Group D (2-1-0, 7 pts)
Round of 16: Defeated Greece 1(5)-1(3)

Other Info

Date: July 1st, 2014
Gametime: 3:00 pm central
TV: ESPN
Location: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador, Brazil

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