By SUNIL Sonkar
FINAL UPDATE: Netherlands won by 2-1
June 28 — Netherlands vs Slovakia match will be an interesting one and challenging for the both the teams. For Slovakia, today’s match will be importance as they will create history. For Netherlands, they have boast 100% record at the FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa. Even Brazil have not performed as the Dutch team.
Netherlands Pick – To Go From Good To Better
Netherlands are in the same class as Argentina in this World Cup with maximum points in the group stages. However, the team will face a cold and humid weather in South Africa, which may be excuses for the lack of spark of Holland’s. Moreover, Robin Van Persie and co did not performed that type of flawless match for what the Dutch are known.
Slovakia Pick – Push It To The Limit
Slovakia has given a shock to the FIFA World Cup 2010 by pulling upsets. In the group matches the team had even defeated the defending champions Italy to get rewarded with a Last 16 clash. They have proved to be the underdogs.
Today’s match is a do-or-die battle for the Slovakians. If the team go more far in this World Cup, they will surely emerge as the surprise package. Apart from this, if they lose, in fact they don’t have anything to lose as they have come to World Cup 2010 as outsiders and as newcomers.
Netherlands Vs Slovakia Live on the below TV/Radio/Mobile Channels
Netherlands – NOS Television Netherlands (HD)
Slovakia - Radiotelevizija Slovenija (HD)
Germany – ZDF, Sky Deutschland (HD), RTL Television, ARD, ZDF Broadband, ARD Broadband (HD)
England – BBC Sport Broadband
Japan – SKY PerfecTV (HD, 3D)
India – ESPN Star Sports
Middle East – Al Jazeera Sports (HD, 3D), Al Jazeera Sports Broadband
UK – RTE Two, Sky Sports HD 1, BBC HD, BBC Sport (HD), TalkSport Radio
USA – ABC (HD), ESPN Deportes (HD), ESPN Mobile TV, Univision (HD), Futbol de Primera, ESPN Radio, ESPN 3D USA (HD 3D), Univision Futbol (HD)
02 Van Der Wiel
05 Van Bronckhorst Captain06 Van Bommel (C)
08 De Jong
09 Van Persie
16 Vorm, 22 Boschker, 12 Boulahrouz, 13 Ooijer, 15 Braafheid, 14 De Zeeuw, 18 Schaars, 20 Afellay, 23 Van der Vaart, 17 Elia, 19 Babel, 21 Huntelaar
17 Hamsik Captain19 Kucka (C)
12 Pernis, 23 Kuciak, 04 Cech, 21 Salata, 22 Petras, 08 Kozak, 10 Sapara, 20 Kopunek, 09 Sestak, 13 Holosko, 14 Jakubko
Round of 16 Live Updates: Netherlands Vs Slovakia
90′ PENALTY GOAL to Slovakia
Netherlands 2-0 Slovakia (Sneijder)
FIRST HALF ends. Netherlands 1-0 Slovakia
18′ GOAL (Netherlands)
Arjen Robben gallops on to a ball over the top as team Netherlands break forward. Robben cuts inside and shoots a low shot into the bottom corner of the net. Netherlands 1-0 Slovakia
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