Netherlands vs Chile, World Cup 2014 Highlights: Dutch Beat Latin Americans 2-0, Top Group B

With this win, Netherlands remain unbeaten and move to the round of 16 as the toppers of Group B. Catch all highlights here.

Updated: June 24, 2014 00:20 IST
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Netherlands celebrate after scoring against Chile in FIFA World Cup
Netherlands celebrate after scoring against Chile in FIFA World Cup © AP

Netherlands recorded their third win in as many games as they beat Chile 2-0. Catch all highlights here (Matchcentre):

23.21 (IST): FULL TIME! Netherlands beat Chile 2-0 to top Group B with three wins from three matches. Both the goals coming from substitute players -- Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay. Chile, who won their previous two fixtures will advance to the last 16 as the second team from the group.

23.20 (IST): Netherlands lead 2-0 as Memphis taps in a pass from Robben on the counter.

23.03 (IST): GOAL! Substitute Leroy Fer heads to give Netherlands a 1-0 lead vs Chile in the 77th minute.

23.00 (IST): Netherlands bring on Leroy Fer for Wesley Sneijder. Seventy four minutes played, 0-0.

22.52 (IST): Sanchez skillfully dribbles his way into the box and takes a shot but the keeper parries it away. Sixty six minutes played, 0-0.

22.50 (IST): End-to-end display from both sides but neither Netherlands nor Chile are able to test the keepers. Sixty one minutes played, 0-0.

22.45 (IST): Sanchez! An audacious attempt from the Chillean winger from outside the box but his shot goes well over the crossbar. 56 minutes played, 0-0.

22.35 (IST): Chile endure a few nervy moments in the defence as Robben chases the ball wildly. Chile just about hold on to not allow Robben to take advantage. It's 0-0, 48 minutes played.

22.32 (IST): The second half is underway now. Can either side break the deadlock to end as the Group B leaders?

Chile's Alexis Sanchez (in white) vies the ball against Netherlands' Arjen Robben during FIFA World Cup
Chile's Alexis Sanchez (in white) vies the ball against Netherlands' Arjen Robben during FIFA World Cup © AP

22.16 (IST): Half-time: Neither Netherlands nor Chile have been able to get on the score sheet as the first forty five minutes come to an end. It's still 0-0 with Chile's Sanchez and Netherlands' Robben the liveliest players on the pitch.

22.15 (IST): Meanwhile, Spain have taken a 1-0 lead against Australia through a goal from David Villa.

22.11 (IST) What a spectacular run from Robben! He picks up the ball from the half-way line, sprints past a couple of white shirts, beats the final defender to get inside the D but fires his shot wide. 40 minutes , gone, 0-0.

22.02 (IST):Chile are attacking with a lot more intent now. Dutch defence being put to test. Thirty one minutes gone, it is still 0-0.

21.56 (IST): First booking of the game as Chile's Francesco Silva is booked for pushing Dutch striker Jermaine Lens to the ground. Sneijder takes the free kick but it's an easy take for the Chile goalkeeper. Twenty five minutes played, 0-0.

21.54 (IST): Robben makes his menacing run into the box from the left flank but his attempted curling shot can't get past the jumping defenders.

21.52 (IST): Inventive stuff from Chile as they take a corner along the ground and look to score but can't. No goals so far, 22 minutes played.

21.40 (IST): No real threat of attack from both sides so far. Lot of midfield play as both Netherlands and Chile lack the bit of sting going forward. Ten minutes played, 0-0 so far.

21.28 (IST): Netherlands skipper Robin van Persie misses out today due to suspension. Arjen Robben leads the side in his absence.

21.26 (IST): Netherlands and Chile are out for their national anthems. Just a reminder, both sides are through. The winner of this tie will top Group B.

Meanwhile Spain take on Australia in their final group game. For all the updates click here

Robin van Persie

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PREVIEW

The Netherlands and Chile will fight it out for top spot in Group B on Monday and hope they can avoid a fearsome round two assignment against five-time World Cup winners Brazil.

Both teams have won their opening two games, putting them into the last 16 with a maximum six points each and sending reigning champions Spain and Australia crashing out.

Only goal-difference separates the two, with the Netherlands narrowly top following their 5-1 win over Spain and 3-2 scrap against Australia. (Read Full Preview)

Alexis Sanchez

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