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Netherlands, Costa Rica cheer

Dutch score twice in final 6 minutes to snatch victory

This article was published June 30, 2014 at 3:28 a.m.


Mexico's Javier Hernandez punches the ground after the Netherlands defeated Mexico 2-1 to advance to the quarterfinals during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Sunday, June 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

FORTALEZA, Brazil -- The Dutch were worried about the oppressive heat at Arena Castelao, and they left Sunday with the stifling hot conditions to thank for a spot in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

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