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World Cup 2010 - 1/4 Final highlights Netherlands 2-1 Brazil highlights Venue Port Elizabeth Friday, 2 July 2010 kick off:16:00 CET FULL-TIME Netherlands 2-1 Brazil That's an incredible World Cup shock. Brazil, the favourites to win the prize, have crashed out in the quarter-finals for the second successive tournament. Netherlands v Brazil line-ups: Netherlands: 1-Maarten…
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Holland caused a major shock by rallying from a goal down at half time to triumph 2-1 against the favourites Brazil who ended with ten men. NETHERLANDS: 2 BRAZIL: 1 Venue: Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Crowd: 40,186 Referee: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan) Assistants: Toru Sagara (Japan) and Jeong Hae-sang (South Korea) Fourth: Khalil Al-Ghamdi…
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Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder dismisses reports that he has fallen out with team-mate Robin Van Persie. Arsenal forward Van Persie was seen remonstrating with coach Bert Van Marwijk when he was substituted during the last 16 encounter with Slovakia on Monday. The 26-year-old was accused of telling Van Marwijk that he should have taken off…
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Selecao midfielder Elano has been ruled out of the quarter-final clash against the Netherlands because of injury. The Galatasaray star was forced to limp out of the group game against Cote d'Ivoire after suffering an ankle injury in a challenge with Elephants defender Cheik Tiote. Having sat out the Round of 16 clash against Chile,…
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Bert Van Marwijk says his team can win the World Cup - but will be underdogs against "invincible" Brazil. The Netherlands take on the five-time World Champions in a mouth-watering quarter-final clash in Port Elizabeth on Friday afternoon. And Van Marwijk says that belief is growing throughout his squad, especially with the goal-scoring return of…
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Bert Van Marwijk has praised his goalkeeper for "pulling them through" to the quarter finals as they emerged victorious in Durban. The Oranje eventually ran out 2-1 winners against Slovakia, but required a number of fine second-half saves from goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to make sure of the win. Van Marwijk's side took an early lead,…
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Holland have marched in the World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 2-1 win over Slovakia in Durban. Round of 16 Holland: 2 (Arjen Robben 18’, Wesley Sneijder 84’) Slovakia: 1 (Robert Vittek (p) 90+4’) Venue: Durban Stadium - Durban Crowd: 61,692 Referee: Alberto Undiano (ESP) Yellow cards: NED - Arjen Robben 31’, Martin Stekelenburg 90+3’…
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World Cup 2010 - 1/8 Final highlights Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia highlights Venue Durban 28 June 2010 kick off:16:00 CET FULL-TIME Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia Not exactly a statement of intent from the Dutch but they were comfortable enough winners. They will play either Brazil or Chile in the quarter-finals. Netherlands vs Slovakia line-ups Netherlands: 1-Maarten Stekelenburg;…
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Holland manager Bert van Marwijk was content his side managed to record their third win on the trot in the World Cup but admitted the performance against Cameroon was not great. The Oranje scored in the 36th minute through Robin van Persie before conceding a penalty which was converted by Samuel Eto’o just after the…
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Holland made it three wins out of three with a hard fought 2-1 win over Cameroon who, with this result, end the tournament bottom of Group E. Cameroon: 1 Holland: 2 Venue: Green Point Stadium, Cape Town Crowd: 63,093 Officials Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile) Assistants: Patricio Basualto and Francisco Mondria (both Chile) Fourth official: Khalil…
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World Cup 2010 - Group E highlights Cameroon 1-2 Netherlands highlights Venue Cape Town 24 June 2010 kick off:20:30 CET Click the image to watch Cameroon vs Netherlands highlights video: FULL-TIME Cameroon 1-2 Netherlands That's the full-time whistle in Cape Town and it's a deserved third win out of three for the Netherlands. They will…
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World Cup 2010 - Group E highlights Netherlands 1-0 Japan highlights Venue Durban 19 June 2010 kick off: 13:30 CET FULL-TIME Netherlands 1-0 Japan The Netherlands have not exactly got going at this World Cup yet but they won't be complaining - they still have two wins out of two games. Netherlands v Japan line-ups…