World Cup 2014 : Netherlands beats Brazil 3-0 to claim World Cup third place

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FIFA World Cup 2014 : Brazil Netherlands
World Cup 2014 : Brazil 0-3 Netherlands 12/07/2014

BRASíLIA, Jul. 12, 2014 (AMP) — Brazil 2014 : The Netherlands secured the consolation of third place at the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a 3-0 win against Brazil (halftime: 2-0) on Saturday afternoon at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasília.

The Netherlands dominated the first half thanks to goals from Robin van Persie ('3 on penalty) and Blind ('17). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Dutchs further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Wijnaldum in stoppage time.

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Overview

Brazil at the World Cup

  • 5 titles (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
  • 20 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 20 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002) Runners-up (1950, 1998) Third Place (1938, 1978) Fourth Place (1974)

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)
2014 World Cup Poster
Brazil
0:3
Netherlands
0:3 (0:2)
  • 12 July 2014
  • 17:00
  • Brasília

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