4-1: Adieu les bleus!!
After the profit on world champion Italy (3-0) also had to believe, Vice World Champion France against Orange to 4-1. The Dutch team again stole the show in Bern. Dirk Kuyt, Robin van Persie, Arjen Robben and Wesley Sneijder scored for the team of coach Marco van Basten. Thierry Henry saved the French honor.
Dirk Kuyt headlined in Stade de Suisse after nine minutes a corner flat out inside. Sidney Govou seemed halfway through the first half on the way to the tying run. The striker of Olympique Lyonnais went past Joris Mathijsen and then saw his effort Ricochet off the outstretched leg of goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar.
' Sar ' held afterwards with a couple of excellent saves his goal clean. The French internationals Franck Ribery and Florent Malouda, Govou again had to all their multiple acknowledge it in the goalie of the Dutch national football team.
Thierry Henry saw his shot at battle of peace the right direction missing, so Orange with a comfortable 1-0 start to the second half could begin.
Henry ' demanded ' at the beginning of the second half a penalty kick because of hands. At the German referee Herbert Fandel got the Frenchman ' deaf ears '. Henry seemed itself the offensive of the H. The striker of Barcelona, however, saw his lob over the target.
Two gold bills gave Netherlands a 2-0 lead. Arjen Robben gave perfect for on Robin van Persie, who binnentikte the 2-0. Henry knew yet the goal for Les Bleus, 2-1.
The hope of a draw took just short for France, according to the associated press. Robben popped barely a minute later the 3-1 against the ropes. Wesley Sneijder shot from distance in the last minute in the beautiful 4-1.
Can the Netherlands first place in the pool of death after two duels no longer fail to notice. The game against Romania is only of interest to a place for second place. Italy and France to that spot also fights against each other.