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Match summary

Oranje edge five-goal thriller

The Netherlands have beaten Australia 3-2 in a classic FIFA World Cup encounter to move within touching distance of a place in the Round of 16.

Match Highlights

Quotes

It’s heartbreaking. The players deserved a reward today. Everyone was outstanding. For the majority of the game, we looked more likely to win than game than not," Ange Postecoglou, Australia coach.

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14:50
The final whistle sounds.
14:49
90'+RYAN (Australia) blocks the shot.
14:49
90'+LENS (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
14:49
90'+JANMAAT (Netherlands) commits a foul.
14:48
90'+WIJNALDUM (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:47
90'+WILKINSON (Australia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on LENS (Netherlands).
14:45
88'BLIND (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:44
88'WILKINSON (Australia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on LENS (Netherlands).
14:44
87' LENS (in) comes off the bench to replace V. PERSIE (out) (Netherlands)
14:43
87'WIJNALDUM (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:42
85'MCKAY (Australia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on WIJNALDUM (Netherlands).
14:41
84'BLIND (Netherlands) commits a foul.
14:40
83'JANMAAT (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
14:38
81'DE JONG (Netherlands) blocks the shot.
14:38
81'JEDINAK (Australia) sees his effort hit the target.

Man of the Match

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Line-ups

Australia
AustraliaAUS
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
1
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked 69'
Misses next match if booked
45'+3
11
77'
(C)Misses next match if booked
17
Misses next match if booked 78'
(C)Misses next match if booked 87'
51'
11
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
22
(GK)
(GK)
23
(GK)
Absent
Misses next match if booked
77'
15
69'
16
51'
17
87'
14
18
78'
21
45'+3
CoachCoach
Ange POSTECOGLOU (AUS)Louis VAN GAAL (NED)

Match Facts

Porto Alegre

From the subtropical climate to the cultural habits, Porto Alegre is fairly different from the other state capitals in Brazil.

Estadio Beira-Rio

  • Stadium nameEstadio Beira-Rio
  • CityPorto Alegre
  • Year constructed1969
  • Overall capacity43394

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 14° CTemperature
  • 15 m/sWind
  • 65 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI
    Algeria
    AlgeriaALG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
  • Fourth official: Bakary GASSAMA (GAM)

Groups

Group B
TeamsTeamsTeamsMPWDLGFGA+/-Pts
NED
330010379
CHI
32015326
ESP
310247-33
AUS
300339-60