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  • Brazil, Netherlands seek to ease pride

    Brazil, Netherlands seek to ease pride

    BRASïLIA, July 12, 2014 (AFP) - A humiliated Brazil and downhearted Netherlands challenge for third place at the World Cup on Saturday in a match that will be quickly forgotten by teams already busy looking to the future.

    July 12, 2014
  • Romero the hero as Argentina sink Dutch

    Romero the hero as Argentina sink Dutch

    SAO PAULO, July 10, 2014 (AFP) - Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two shoot-out penalties as Argentina beat the Netherlands to reach the World Cup final for the first time in 24 years on Wednesday.

    July 10, 2014
  • Super-subs sink Chile as Dutch top group

    Super-subs sink Chile as Dutch top group

    SAO PAULO, June 23, 2014 (AFP) - Super-subs Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay sank Chile with two late goals Monday as the Netherlands won 2-0 to top World Cup Group B and likely avoid a clash with Brazil.

    June 24, 2014
  • Dutch stun World Cup champions Spain

    Dutch stun World Cup champions Spain

    SALVADOR, Brazil, June 14, 2014 (AFP) - Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben scored twice each as the Netherlands avenged their 2010 World Cup final defeat to Spain with a record 5-1 drubbing of the defending champions on Friday.

    June 14, 2014
  • Dutch repeat for Spain, Italy heat on England

    Dutch repeat for Spain, Italy heat on England

    Brazil, Dec 07, 2013 (AFP) - Dealing up an intriguing World Cup draw, FIFA fired the starting gun Friday for a Brazilian extravaganza which will see the hosts kick off against Croatia before defending champions Spain open their campaign against the Netherlands, whom they beat in the 2010 final.

    December 07, 2013
  • Japan battle back to hold Netherlands

    Japan battle back to hold Netherlands

    GENK, Belgium, Nov 17, 2013 (AFP) - Japan produced an excellent second-half performance to come from two goals down and draw 2-2 with the Netherlands in Genk, Belgium on Saturday.

    November 17, 2013
  • Verratti salvages Italy draw against Dutch

    Verratti salvages Italy draw against Dutch

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 7, 2013 (AFP) - A stoppage time goal by Marco Verratti grabbed Euro 2012 finalists Italy a 1-1 draw with a young Dutch side on Wednesday in their friendly match.

    February 07, 2013
  • Holland held to a goalless draw by Germany

    Holland held to a goalless draw by Germany

    AFP - Holland were held to a goalless draw by neighbours Germany in Wednesday's international friendly with both injury-hit teams fielding make-shift sides after a raft of withdrawals.

    November 15, 2012
  • Klose, Ozil add to Germany's injury woes

    Klose, Ozil add to Germany's injury woes

    BERLIN, Nov 13, 2012 (AFP) - Germany duo Mesut Ozil and Miroslav Klose were on Monday ruled out of this week's friendly against Holland, leaving coach Joachim Loew without six of his probable starters.

    November 13, 2012
  • Van Der Vaart-inspired Dutch beat Romania

    Van Der Vaart-inspired Dutch beat Romania

    Netherlands took a significant step towards qualifying for the 2014 World Cup with a comprehensive 4-1 defeat of their main Group D rivals Romania here on Tuesday.

    October 17, 2012
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