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World Cup 2014: Netherlands 0 Costa Rica 0, Van Gaal Genius Replacement

World Cup 2014 - Manchester United has begin their pre-season training and not like last season this time The Reds are coming to United States. Louis van Gaal is not coming with the team as Netherlands still progressing to semi-final of World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Netherlands passed Costa Rica in penalty shoot out with Tim Krul's two saves.

Louis van Gaal tactic to replace Tim Krull in the last minute of extra time is said to be a genius replacement by Frank de Boer. Van Gaal's decision to replace goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen with Tim Krul to hold the underdog Costa Rica progress is a good choice because he is able to win mental battle against Costa Rica kicker. de Boer also said that van Gaal could make the change for Netherlands luck in World Cup 2014. Despite de Boer reason of luck Louis van Gaal said that he replace Cillessen because Krul's had long reach and height but more importantly van Gaal acknowledge in mister Krul penalty stopping abilities.



This is what a manager for Manchester United wanted a genius who know the abilities of his player. Krul is not only big and had long reach but he also intimidating. Each time Costa Rica player will kick the ball he psyched them out his tactic worked.
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van Der Sar and Tim Krul

Ryan Giggs while waiting for the new manager arrival is in charge of United's player with the new staff Albert Stuivenberg.



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