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Netherlands' Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring in a penalty shoot out during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between the Netherlands and Costa Rica at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014.(Credit: AP / Matt Dunham)

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World Cup quarterfinals: Netherlands vs. Costa Rica

The Netherlands held on to beat Costa Rica in a penalty shootout, 4-3, in their World Cup quarterfinal on Saturday in Brazil. The game was scoreless after extra time. The Netherlands advance to play Argentina.

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