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Netherlands strengthen hand with five-card trick

Published: Tuesday 5 June 2012, 22.59CET
Netherlands 5-0 Bulgaria
The Jong Oranje claimed their second 5-0 win in four days to go three points clear of Scotland at the top of Group 10 with only two matches remaining.
by Imran Bhatti
from De Geusselt
Netherlands strengthen hand with five-card trick
PSV's Georginio Wijnaldum scored the Netherlands' stunning second ©Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 5 June 2012, 22.59CET

Netherlands strengthen hand with five-card trick

Netherlands 5-0 Bulgaria
The Jong Oranje claimed their second 5-0 win in four days to go three points clear of Scotland at the top of Group 10 with only two matches remaining.

The Netherlands claimed their second 5-0 win in four days to go three points clear at the top of UEFA European Under-21 Championship Group 10 with two games to play.

The Jong Oranje were dominant throughout in Maastricht, but were leading only by Leroy Fer's first-half penalty until the middle of the second period. Georginio Wijnaldum brought some breathing space with a stunning solo effort, and three goals in the last nine minutes from Marco van Ginkel, Genero Zeefuik and Leandro Bacuna gave the scoreline a decidedly one-sided appearance. But for Bulgaria keeper Plamen Iliev, the damage could have been greater.

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