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The unusual part about Holland's 2014 penalty shootout victory over Costa Rica was that Louis van Gaal, the Netherlands coach at the time, decided to substitute the starting goalkeeper, Jasper Cillessen, with Tim Krul just before the shootout began. This unexpected move paid off as Krul saved two penalties and helped the Netherlands advance to the next round of the World Cup.
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