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1940: Robben does well to keep the ball in play down the left and skips into the penalty area. He knocks the ball past Poulsen and onto his left foot before blazing over the bar. Another opportunity goes begging.

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1936: We are in the 78th minute here and the Netherlands are still losing 1-0, despite creating a host of chances and dominating the game.

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1934: What an opportunity for the Netherlands and what an astounding pass by Sneijder, who plays it from the halfway line with the outside of his boot into the path of Huntelaar, who tries to lift it over Andersen, who does well to block. Van Persie tries to pounce on the rebound but Andersen blocks again, before going down holding his face. Play is stopped but the Denmark goalkeeper is ok to continue.

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1932: Van der Vaart drives the ball across the six yard but Jacobsen is there to meet it and he puts it out for a corner. Denmark now make a change, Christian Eriksen replaced by Lasse Schone.

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(at)andrewb1970 RVP value is going down with every scuffed shot (via Twitter)

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1930: Two changes are imminent for the Dutch with Huntelaar and van der Vaart ready and waiting ominously on the sideline.

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1928: Comment From THuggins: It’s not looking good for the Netherlands, particularly with Germany and Portugal to come. From the 2010 World Cup final to the Euro 2012 scrapheap?

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