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RVP, Robben inspire incredible Spanish thrashing

Netherlands thumped defending champions Spain 5-1 in an almighty upset, with Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben scoring doubles apiece.

Match Highlights

Quotes

“I feel terrible but brave enough to take this defeat on the chin without getting depressed about it," Vicente del Bosque, Spain coach.

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17:51
The final whistle sounds.
17:48
90'+PEDRO (Spain) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on WIJNALDUM (Netherlands).
17:45
89'A. INIESTA (Spain) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on DE JONG (Netherlands).
17:45
88'RAMOS (Spain) blocks the shot.
17:45
88'SNEIJDER (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:44
88'LENS (Netherlands) illegally handles the ball.
17:44
87'ROBBEN (Netherlands) swings in the corner.
17:43
87'I. CASILLAS (Spain) blocks the shot.
17:43
87'ROBBEN (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:43
87'I. CASILLAS (Spain) blocks the shot.
17:43
87'WIJNALDUM (Netherlands) sees his effort hit the target.
17:43
86'VELTMAN (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on A. INIESTA (Spain).
17:42
86'TORRES (Spain) is ruled offside.
17:42
85'VELTMAN (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:40
83'FÁBREGAS (Spain) takes a corner kick.

Man of the Match

Line-ups

Spain
SpainESP
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
(GK)(C)
(GK)
77'
8
14
62'
15
16
62'
62'
(C) 79'
21
78'
11
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
22
(GK)
23
(GK)
23
(GK)
77'
15
62'
16
78'
17
79'
11
62'
18
13
17
62'
CoachCoach
Vicente DEL BOSQUE (ESP)Louis VAN GAAL (NED)

Match Facts

Salvador

Arena Fonte Nova

  • Stadium nameArena Fonte Nova
  • CitySalvador
  • Year constructed1951
  • Overall capacity51900

Weather

  • Clear Night
  • 27° CTemperature
  • 12 m/sWind
  • 87 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Nicola RIZZOLI
    Italy
    ItalyITA
  • Assistant Referee 1: Renato FAVERANI (ITA)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Andrea STEFANI (ITA)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)

Groups

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