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Returning Robben helps sink Slovakia

Arjen Robben led the way for the Netherlands as they beat Slovakia 2-1 in Durban on Monday to book a quarter-final date with either Brazil or Chile.

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The final whistle sounds.
90'+ VITTEK (Slovakia) successfully converts the penalty!
90'+ STEKELENBURG (Netherlands) is booked by the referee.
90'+JAKUBKO (Slovakia) is fouled inside the box by STEKELENBURG (Netherlands). A penalty is awarded to Slovakia.
90'+KUCKA (Slovakia) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+SAPARA (Slovakia) sees one of his shots blocked.
90'+AFELLAY (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.
90'+ AFELLAY (in) comes off the bench to replace SNEIJDER (out) (Netherlands)
90'+JAKUBKO (Slovakia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
90'+HUNTELAAR (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
89'VITTEK (Slovakia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
88'JAKUBKO (Slovakia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
88'JAKUBKO (Slovakia) commits a foul.
88' JAKUBKO (in) comes off the bench to replace ZABAVNIK (out) (Slovakia)
87' SAPARA (in) comes off the bench to replace HAMSIK (out) (Slovakia)

Man of the Match

Statistics

Ball possession
52
%
48

Attempts

16Attempts12
9On-Target3
6Off-Target7

Disciplinary

17Fouls Committed19
2Yellow cards3
0Red Cards0

Attacking

5Corners2
2Offsides3
0Free kicks0
2Saves7

Line-ups

Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
Slovakia
SlovakiaSVK
(GK)
(GK)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
88'
(C)Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked
11
Misses next match if booked
7
Misses next match if booked
15
Misses next match if booked
16
Misses next match if booked
Misses next match if booked 80'
17
(C) 87'
90'+2
71'
11
71'
19
SubstitutesSubstitutes
16
(GK)
12
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
4
13
Not eligible to play
Misses next match if booked
17
71'
10
87'
19
88'
90'+2
71'
80'
21
Misses next match if booked
22
CoachCoach
Bert VAN MARWIJK (NED)Vladimir WEISS (SVK)

Match Facts

Durban Stadium

  • Stadium nameDurban Stadium
  • CityDurban

Officials

  • Referee: Alberto UNDIANO MALLENCO
    Spain
    SpainESP
  • Assistant Referee 1: Fermin MARTINEZ (ESP)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Juan YUSTE (ESP)
  • Fourth official: Stéphane LANNOY (FRA)