Wow! That was one hell of a game. Let’s review the game, shall we?
Van Bromckhorst Goal
Pure class. Left foot cracker that got the stadium on their feet and forced Uruguay to open up.
Diego Forlan Goal
Classic Diego Forlan. I’ve always said it, give Forlan an inch of space and he will take you to the cleaners. One of the best players in the entire tournament in my opinion.
Wesley Sneijder Goal
Sneijder sneaks up on David Villa and is now a contender for the Golden Boot. Controversial goal, but no protest from Uruguay. Clear goal for me. van Persie did well to keep his foot off it.
Arjen Robben Header
The most predictable player on the planet scores a sweet goal with his head and not his left foot. Great goal to seal the win for the Oranje. Almost.
Maxi Pereira Extra time Goal
Le Grove, one of my favorite bloggers, tweeted something to the effect of “the Netherlands defend a lead like Arsenal.” If you follow Arsenal you know that they rarely keep a clean sheet and almost always give away a late goal. It’s classic complacency. Uruguay were clever enough to catch the Dutch fast asleep on a set piece that was played short to Pereira who neatly curls it past Stekelenburg to give Uruguay last minute hope.
Final score: 3-2. Not too far off in my prediction.
Awesome, awesome game. Results should be of no surprise to anyone. Tomorrow Spain faces Germany and as predicted in this morning’s post, Germany will edge out Spain by 3 goals to 2.
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