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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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Liverpool 1-2 Arsenal: Liverpool see more of the ball, but Arsenal have the finishing touch

March 3, 2012
Liverpool 1-2 Arsenal: Liverpool see more of the ball, but Arsenal have the finishing touch

Robin van Persie had two chances and scored two goals, and the gap between the teams is now ten points.
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Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

November 23, 2011
Arsenal 2-1 Dortmund: Dortmund press excellently but van Persie scores another double

A fast-paced, technical game ended with Arsenal securing their qualification to the second round.
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Tottenham 3-3 Arsenal: chalkboards

April 21, 2011
Tottenham 3-3 Arsenal: chalkboards

Another exciting north London derby finished all-square at White Hart Lane.
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