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On this day: 21 June

Published: Saturday 21 June 2014, 8.36CET
Today is the anniversary of a famous Dutch win against their biggest rivals, the 1964 final, an 18 penalty shoot-out, a seven-goal thriller and Andriy Arshavin's 2008 wrecking job.

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Published: Saturday 21 June 2014, 8.36CET

On this day: 21 June

Today is the anniversary of a famous Dutch win against their biggest rivals, the 1964 final, an 18 penalty shoot-out, a seven-goal thriller and Andriy Arshavin's 2008 wrecking job.

West Germany 1-2 Netherlands
(Matthäus 55; Koeman 74, Van Basten 88)
1988 semi-finals, Hamburg

In a dramatic end to this semi-final, the Netherlands rallied after falling behind to Lothar Matthäus's second-half penalty.

They did so thanks to goals by Ronald Koeman, also from a spot kick, and the irrepressible Marco van Basten, two minutes from time, to stun hosts West Germany and take the Oranje into a European Championship final for the first time. The Netherlands had at last beaten West Germany for the first time in 32 years, vengeance for the 1974 FIFA World Cup final.

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Other EURO fixtures on 21 June
1964 final: Spain 2-1 USSR
1980 third-place play-off: Czechoslovakia 1-1 Italy, Czechs won 9-8 on pens
1992 semi-finals: Sweden 2-3 Germany
2000 group stage: Yugoslavia 3-4 Spain
2000 group stage: Slovenia 0-0 Norway
2000 group stage: Denmark 0-2 Czech Republic
2000 group stage: France 2-3 Netherlands
2004 group stage: Croatia 2-4 England
2004 group stage: Switzerland 1-3 France
2008 quarter-finals: Netherlands 1-3 Russia (aet)
2012 quarter-finals: Czech Republic 0-1 Portugal

Last updated: 21/06/14 13.38CET

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