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Euro 2012: Matchday Two (Group B)

Netherlands 0-1 Denmark The first shock and one that the Danes richly deserved. The Dutch have some serious problems that they are going to have to work on fast. The defence is rickety, too easily letting Krohn-Dehli in for the … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Twenty-Five (The World Cup Final)

Spain 1-0 Netherlands So, there you have it. New World Cup Champions. Spain started out far brighter. They were the ones pushing on, while the Dutch seemed unable to create anything upfront. Spain managed to work some opportunities, but the … Continue reading

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Sportsball (World Cup 2010), Matchday Eighteen (Last 16)

Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia Effective but underwhelming appears to be the common sentiment about the Dutch. They controlled the game, and never looked like giving up that control, but they don’t play entertaining football. If might not be good to watch but … Continue reading

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