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Netherlands 2-1 Mexico: Van Persie Brace Secures Oranje Encouraging Win

The Netherlands warmed up for the upcoming World Cup finals in South Africa with a 2-1 defeat of Mexico in a friendly encounter at the Badenova-Stadion in Freiburg, Germany on Wednesday evening. Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie scored twice for the Oranje in the first half but Javier Hernandez pulled one back deep in the second half to make it an intriguing finish to the match.

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BjornarO5080d ago

Netherlands cøuld be an outsider to the title. Agree?

donb5080d ago

I am sure they are. They where playing great in the EURO 2008, one unlucky game- and out. They have been outstanding in the qualify. They must have chances!

sokrates5080d ago (Edited 5080d ago )

As far as I can remeber, the Netherlands squad alwyas had problems with each other. Players dont liking others, telling the media. This year it starts all over, even before it start, wich player did Robben reacently say he didnt like?
Well, never believe in a team who is not friends in a WC. Qualify is ok, but its to hard living together for a month. Sorry for Holland, because its a great country and they play very well at their best. In the Euro 2008 they were unlucky!