In an exciting match, Netherlands proved their worth and taught us “Better Late than Never.” Read more about the match here, courtesy of Aaron Moniz from Entertainment Revisited.
It is a beautiful afternoon in Fortaleza, with blazing hot temperatures and a fantastic football contest. Netherlands soared through a very difficult group, while Mexico was the best side in their group in terms of all round play. Today, Netherlands came back from being down 1-0 to win 2-1 before extra time, after Sneijder’s opening strike in the 87th sparked many events. Let’s look at the day’s events.
Netherlands vs Mexico
Despite the lack of a midfield destroyer, Louis Van Gaal has opted to revert to the 4-3-3/4-3-1-2 formation that the players adjusted to when they took the world by storm. Herrera keeps his usual 5-3-2.
De Jong is injured in the 8th minute. He comes off for Bruno Martins Indi, and Blind moves to defensive midfield.
Herrera! The play from Dos Santos and Peralta in the 17th ends…
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