Thank you for following along with our coverage from Fortaleza where the Netherlands stormed back to beat Mexico 2-1 in the final moments of the match, setting up a quarter-final encounter with the winner of today's second match between Costa Rica and Greece. Please join us back at our daily tournament blog where we'll provide reaction from this first game and look ahead to what's in store in Recife.
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Good match from Mexico, made it Holland very difficult!— Ryan Babel (@Ryan Babel) 29/06/2014 18:00
Yesss @KJ_Huntelaar saved us! What an end of a game! 😅— Gregory van der Wiel (@Gregory van der Wiel) 29/06/2014 17:59
has been elected Man of the Match
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FULL-TIME: Netherlands break Mexican hearts in the final moments after Wesley Sneijder's super strike and Huntelaar's calmly finished penalty. El Tri can't believe it as the Dutch celebrate.
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