Netherlands cannot crack resilient Irish

Netherlands 0-0 Republic of Ireland Already sure of a place in the semi-finals, the Dutch dominated their final Group B game, but could not deny the eliminated Irish a share of the points.

Shanique Dessing was denied by a fine Rachael Kelly save
Shanique Dessing was denied by a fine Rachael Kelly save ©Sportsfile
  • Group B winners Dutch held; eliminated Irish bow out with their first Group B point
  • Rachael Kelly makes great saves to deny Shanique Dessing and Anna Knol
  • Ireland show immense focus despite heavy rain in Domazlice
  • Oranje unable to make shots count: they have 20 to Ireland's four
  • Netherlands face Spain in semi-finals on Thursday
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