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Dutch down Brazil, seal third place

Robin van Persie, Daley Blind and Georginio Wijnaldum struck the goals in Brasilia as the Netherlands secured third place at the FIFA World Cup with a 3-0 victory over hosts Brazil.

Match Highlights

Quotes

"We had a fantastic tournament. I’m proud of my team and my staff. I’d like to thank the Brazilian people, their authorities and FIFA for a really well organised tournament," Louis van Gaal, Netherlands coach.

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18:53
The final whistle sounds.
18:52
90'+MAICON (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.
18:51
90'+JANMAAT (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:50
90'+ VORM (in) comes off the bench to replace CILLESSEN (out) (Netherlands)
18:48
90'+ WIJNALDUM (Netherlands) scores!!
18:47
90' VELTMAN (in) comes off the bench to replace CLASIE (out) (Netherlands)
18:45
88'HERNANES (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:43
86'KUYT (Netherlands) sees an effort go off target.
18:43
86'ROBBEN (Netherlands) takes a corner kick.
18:41
84'DE GUZMAN (Netherlands) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:40
83'V. PERSIE (Netherlands) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on T SILVA (Brazil).
18:38
81'MAXWELL (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:36
79'OSCAR (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.
18:36
79'OSCAR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
18:34
77'WILLIAN (Brazil) commits a foul.

Man of the Match

Line-ups

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Netherlands
NetherlandsNED
(GK)
(GK) 90'+3
(C)
57'
11
70'
73'
(C)
46' HT
11
15
21
16
90'
23
SubstitutesSubstitutes
(GK)
22
(GK) 90'+3
22
(GK)
23
(GK)
Injured
46' HT
70'
Injured
7
73'
9
90'
Injured
13
17
18
Injured
57'
CoachCoach
Luiz Felipe SCOLARI (BRA)Louis VAN GAAL (NED)

Match Facts

Brasilia

The construction of this ultra-modern city, situated in the centre of Brazil, began in 1956.

Estadio Nacional

  • Stadium nameEstadio Nacional
  • CityBrasilia
  • Year constructed2012
  • Overall capacity69349

Weather

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 19 m/sWind
  • 50 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Djamel HAIMOUDI
    Algeria
    AlgeriaALG
  • Assistant Referee 1: Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
  • Fourth official: Yuichi NISHIMURA (JPN)