Netherlands 6 Latvia 0

The Dutch dom­in­ated pos­ses­sion from the start and Man­chester Uni­ted marks­man Robin van Per­sie re­cor­ded the fir­st goal of the clash when he head­ed a cross from Ar­jen Rob­ben in­to the bot­tom right-hand cor­ner of the net in the sixth min­ute of play. The pro­vider sco­red him­self when he fired the ball in­to the top right cor­ner to double the ad­vant­age for the ho­me te­am in the 35th min­ute of the Sunday ga­me, and sev­en min­utes la­ter Klaas Jan Hunte­laar stret­ched the lead fur­ther wi­th a right-footed shot which flew in­to the bot­tom right cor­ner. Fol­low­ing the break, PSV Eind­hoven de­fender Jef­frey Bruma made it 4-0 to the hosts on 78 min­utes be­fore Rob­ben and Hunte­laar com­pleted their braces in the 82nd and 89th min­ute of the con­test re­spect­ively. Gal­ata­s­aray mid­fielder Wes­ley Sneijder near­ly net­ted a sev­enth goal for the Neth­er­lands in stop­page time, but his free-kick went just wide. Neth­er­lands Te­am: Jasper Cil­lessen, Jef­frey Bruma, Stefan de Vrij, Gregory van der Wiel, Jetro Wille­ms, Da­ley Bli­nd, Ibrahim Afel­lay, Ar­jen Rob­ben, Wes­ley Sneijder, Klaas Jan Hunte­laar, Robin van Per­sie. Sub­stitutes: Karim Rekik, Ri­cardo van Rhijn, Joel Velt­man, Quincy Promes, Jordy Clasie, Mem­ph­is De­pay, Leroy Fer, Geor­ginio Wijn­al­dum, Lu­ciano Nars­ingh, Luuk de Jong, Tim Krul, Ken­neth Ver­meer. Latvia Te­am: Al­ex Kolinko, Kas­pars Dubra, Vladis­lavs Gabovs, Kas­pars Gorkss, Ant­ons Kur­akins, Aleksandrs Fertovs, Janis Ikaunieks, Aleksejs Visnakovs, Ar­turs Zjuz­ins, Valer­ijs Sabala, Eduards Visnakovs. Sub­stitutes: Aleksandrs Cauna, An­drejs Kovalovs, Naur­is Bulvit­is, Vi­talijs Mak­si­men­ko, Olegs Timofe­jevs, Vi­talijs Ja­god­in­s­kis, Olegs La­iz­ans, Jur­ijs Ziga­jevs, Den­iss Rakels, Art­joms Rud­nevs, Kas­pars Ikstens, Pavels Steinbors.


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