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Denmark 1-0 Holland: Krohn-Dehli goal provides the first surprise of the tournament

June 9, 2012
Denmark 1-0 Holland: Krohn-Dehli goal provides the first surprise of the tournament

Holland had the majority of possession and chances, but Denmark snatched the three points. Morten Olsen chose the XI that was widely expected to start the game, in a rough 4-2-3-1 formation. Bert van Marwijk’s starting selection was also as predicted, with Ron Vlaar in the side to replace the injured Joris Mathijsen. Jetro Willems became...
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Euro 2012 preview: Holland

June 5, 2012
Euro 2012 preview: Holland

After a reputation for playing beautiful football was undermined by Holland’s brutal performance in the 2010 World Cup final, Holland’s strategy in the past two years has been an interesting balancing act – Bert van Marwijk wants to look as if he’s moved on to a more open style of football, but remains reluctant...
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PSV 2-2 Ajax: PSV press, Ajax fight back

September 19, 2011
PSV 2-2 Ajax: PSV press, Ajax fight back

PSV twice took the lead by exploiting a clear weakness in the Ajax defence, but the away side managed to claim a point.
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The final analysis, part five: Iniesta takes up increasingly advanced positions before pouncing

July 18, 2010
The final analysis, part five: Iniesta takes up increasingly advanced positions before pouncing

The first sign that Andres Iniesta was the danger man came midway through the second half of normal time, when he found himself through on goal (pink), but took too long to get a shot away.
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