Match statistics

NetherlandsLatvia

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target16
 
2
Attempts off target9
 
4
Corners9
 
3
Fouls committed13
 
17
Yellow cards0
1
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:57 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+2
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Laizāns (Latvia).
    The Latvians finally enjoy a period of possession and earn a free-kick.
  • 90+1
    Robben (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 90+1
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 90+1
    Overmars (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The Latvian goalkeeper is in action again to parry a fierce shot from the winger.
  • 88
    Lobaņovs (Latvia) misses the target.
  • 88
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 88
    Reiziger (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The full-back has another go from range, but the goalkeeper punches away nonchalantly.
  • 85
    Pahars (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Overmars (Netherlands).
  • Goal
    84
    Makaay (Netherlands) scores!
    Robben causes havoc on the left again and sets up the striker to slot home from the edge of the srea.
  • Substitution
    83
    Štolcers (in) - Bleidelis (out) (Latvia)
  • 81
    Rubins (Latvia) has an effort on goal.
    The winger tries to salvage something for Latvia, but hits his 15-metre shot straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 80
    Pahars (Latvia) delivers the corner.
  • 79
    Stam (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pahars (Latvia).
  • 79
    Laizāns (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Robben (Netherlands).
  • 78
    Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Cocu (Netherlands).
  • Substitution
    77
    Sneijder (in) - Davids (out) (Netherlands)
    The Netherlands go for the kill by replacing their midfield enforcer with the young AFC Ajax playmaker.
  • 77
    Pahars (Latvia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 77
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 77
    Seedorf (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The midfield player gets yet another shot off on target, but cannot find a way past the goalkeeper, who has pulled off a string of saves tonight.
  • 76
    Seedorf (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
    The AC Milan player's 22-metre shot is stopped by Zemlinskis.
  • Substitution
    74
    Laizāns (in) - Prohorenkovs (out) (Latvia)
  • 74
    Seedorf (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • 73
    Makaay (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    The ball is stabbed home, but the flag has already been raised.
  • 73
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 73
    Makaay (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The FC Bayern München player hits a low shot around the wall.
  • 73
    Makaay (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 72
    Zemļinskis (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Robben (Netherlands).
    The Dutch win a set-piece in a central area, 22-metres from goal.
  • 71
    Seedorf (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • Substitution
    70
    Makaay (in) - Van Nistelrooy (out) (Netherlands)
    The Manchester United striker will not get his hattrick tonight.
  • 70
    Blagonadeždins (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Overmars (Netherlands).
  • 68
    Stam (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Prohorenkovs (Latvia).
  • 68
    Robben (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • 67
    Rubins (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Overmars (Netherlands).
  • 66
    Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Davids (Netherlands).
  • 63
    Seedorf (Netherlands) takes the corner.
  • 63
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 63
    Reiziger (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The Latvian goalkeeper is called into action again as the full-back sends in a 25-metre piledriver.
  • Substitution
    63
    Overmars (in) - Van der Meyde (out) (Netherlands)
    The FC Internazionale player makes way for his fellow-winger as the Netherlands sense more goals.
  • Substitution
    62
    Pahars (in) - Verpakovskis (out) (Latvia)
    Latvia try to get themselves in the match by shaking up their attack.
  • 62
    Prohorenkovs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Cocu (Netherlands).
  • 62
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 62
    Van der Meyde (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Van Nistelrooij unselfishly lays off to the winger who forces another save.
  • 62
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 62
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Seedorf and Cocu combine to set up the striker in the inside right channel, but his 16-metre shot is well saved.
  • 60
    Bleidelis (Latvia) is flagged for offside.
  • 56
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Stepanovs (Latvia).
  • 56
    Isakovs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Robben (Netherlands).
  • Yellow Card
    53
    Lobaņovs (Latvia) is cautioned by the referee.
    The midfield enforcer is cautioned for a crude challenge.
  • 52
    Lobaņovs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Seedorf (Netherlands).
  • 52
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 52
    Robben (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The winger takes on the Latvian defence, gliding past two challenges, but he hits his shot straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 51
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) misses the target.
    Cocu shoots from 20 metres and the ball finds its way through a packed defence to the striker, who blazes over from five metres unmarked at the back post.
  • 50
    Isakovs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on Robben (Netherlands).
  • 49
    Lobaņovs (Latvia) misses the target.
    The Dutch fail to clear the corner, allowing the midfield player to send in a skimming 18-metre shot that grazes the outside of the post.
  • 49
    Rubins (Latvia) takes the corner.
  • 49
    Rubins (Latvia) misses the target.
    The winger pops up on the right flank and cuts inside, but his shot is deflected.
  • 47
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 47
    Rubins (Latvia) has an effort on goal.
    Prohorenkovs starts a fluid attacking move down the right flank and the winger is picked out unmarked on the left, but hits his 15-metre shot straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 46
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Stepanovs (Latvia).
    The Netherlands launch an attack straight away, but the striker pushes his opponent.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+1
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 45+1
    Robben (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The winger outstrips the Latvian full-back and shoots from an acute angle.
  • 44
    Stepanovs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands).
  • 43
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia).
    Latvia's communication goes astray again as a free-kick in a promising position is wasted.
  • 42
    Rubins (Latvia) delivers the corner.
  • 41
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 41
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The striker nearly secures his hattrick, latching onto a Seedorf through-ball, but hits his 15-metre shot straight at the goalkeeper.
  • 38
    Seedorf (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
    Van Nistelrooij spins in the Latvian area and crosses to the back-post where the ball is put behind for a corner.
  • 36
    Seedorf (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verpakovskis (Latvia).
  • Goal
    35
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) scores!
    Seedorf whips the set-piece into the Latvian area, Cocu heads the ball back across goal and the Manchester United player has the simplest of chances to nod the ball in from five metres.
  • 34
    Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Robben (Netherlands).
  • 34
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 34
    Robben (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The Chelsea FC player wins a far-post header, but directs it straight at the Latvian goalkeeper.
  • 33
    Verpakovskis (Latvia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Latvia are unable to keep possession or build any meaningful attacks as they sit pegged back in their own half.
  • 32
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Bleidelis (Latvia).
  • 32
    Robben (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The winger teases two defenders by cutting in from the left and driving his 18-metre shot just wide.
  • 30
    Isakovs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van der Meyde (Netherlands).
  • 29
    Robben (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 28
    F. de Boer (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Verpakovskis (Latvia).
  • Goal
    27
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) scores from the penalty spot.
    The striker sends Kolinko the wrong way to clinically steer his shot into the bottom right corner of the net.
  • 26
    Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Davids (Netherlands).
    The Latvian captain gives away a penalty as he nudges over the FC Barcelona player as he drives into the box.
  • 25
    Seedorf (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The set-piece is powered towards the Latvian goal, centimetres over the bar.
  • 25
    Seedorf (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 25
    Stepanovs (Latvia) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands).
    The Dutch have a central free-kick, 30 metres from goal.
  • 23
    Seedorf (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
    The midfield player tries his luck from 25 metres, but shoots into a crowd of defenders.
  • 21
    Reiziger (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The full-back shoots with his weaker left foot and his effort lacks direction.
  • 21
    Seedorf (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 20
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The striker tries to catch Kolinko unawares with a 25-metre snapshot, but it drifts wide.
  • 17
    Seedorf (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
    Another Dutch appeal for a penalty is refused as Van Nistelrooij tumbles in the Latvian box.
  • 15
    Cocu (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia).
  • 14
    Robben (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 13
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 13
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The striker is sent clear in the Latvian box by an incisive through-ball from Robben, but the Latvian goalkeeper smothers his attempted chip as the best chance of the game goes begging.
  • 13
    Seedorf (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The AC Milan player blazes his shot over the bar.
  • 12
    Robben (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 12
    Koļinko (Latvia) makes a save.
  • 12
    Cocu (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    The midfield player lines up a 25-metre shot that is clawed away by Kolinko to prevent the raking drive from creeping inside his post.
  • 10
    Cocu (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia).
  • 9
    Verpakovskis (Latvia) is flagged for offside.
    Latvia show that they are not overawed by the situation as they work a passing move in their opponents' half.
  • 8
    Prohorenkovs (Latvia) is penalised for a foul on F. de Boer (Netherlands).
  • 7
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
    Seedorf dinks a pass through the Latvian defence, but the Manchester United FC striker mistimes his run.
  • 6
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Stepanovs (Latvia).
    The two players tussle for the ball on the edge of the Latvian area.
  • 5
    Van der Meyde (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
    Stepanovs throws himself in the way of the 20-metre shot.
  • 3
    Davids (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Vitālijs Astafjevs (Latvia).
  • 2
    Verpakovskis (Latvia) misses the target.
    Latvia show why they have been so dangerous in the tournament so far, as the speedy forward outstrips his marker and sends a shot crashing into the side netting.
  • 1
    Seedorf (Netherlands) misses the target.
    The Netherlands craft the first attack of the game that ends with the AC Milan player slicing his 18-metre shot over the bar.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution