World Cup 2010: Netherlands 2-1 Brazil

Ian

Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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4 Responses

  1. maliniok says:

    Although it’s true that this is not the best Dutch side we’ve ever seen, I somehow think that they deserve to win the World Cup simply for the overall contribution to the world’s football. Having said that, I still think that Argentina will win it.

  2. Dar says:

    Of all the “super-stars” touted int hsi tournament: Kaka, Messi, Ronaldo, and Rooney, only Messi has shown himself to be deserving of the praise he gets.

    I don’t think Dunga’s “new style” will survive, and I see Brazil going back to playing in their old style, with emphasis on the deep pool of super-talented players to carry them forward, as it always has.

    But I agree, the other teams are happy with this result, and I don’t see the Dutch beating a Germany or an Argentina, though maybe Spain they can.

  3. Stu says:

    I was surprised to see Brazil playing so dirty from the off – studs out, pushes and nudges, in your face shouting and the likes of Robinho looked like he’d been on the marching powder. As soon as Holland scored a few of them looked more ready for a fight than a football match.

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