SãO PAULO, Jun. 23, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : The Netherlands defeated Chile by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Monday afternoon at the Arena Corinthians in São Paulo.
45 minutes of play and neither the Dutchs nor the Chilians have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was settled in the second period with goals by Fer ('77) and Depay ('90).Netherlands and Chile both advance to the Round of 16.
Fixtures and Results : Group B
Netherlands at the World Cup
- 10 appearances (first in 1934)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Runners-up (1974, 1978, 2010) Fourth Place (1998)
Chile at the World Cup
- 9 appearances (first in 1930)
- 17 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
- Statistics: Third Place (1962)
- 23 June 2014
- São Paulo
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