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Van Gaal leaves the Oranje in bronze seats

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  • Van Gaal leaves the Oranje in bronze seats

    The Netherlands went into Brazil 2014 in their lowest position on the global ladder in 12 years, but Louis van Gaal tinkered his tactics to ensure he left them in third. takes a closer look.

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