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  • Netherlands 6-1 Hungary: Robben double, serious injury

    Dutch reap steady results in trial matches towards the 2010 World Cup. Had trouble in the first half, the Orange managed to smother the Hungarian team 6-1.

    In a match that took place at the Amsterdam ArenA on Saturday (05/06/2010) , the Dutch had left behind earlier in the sixth minute through goals Balasz Dzudzsak. This goal originated from a stab Dzudsak action from the right side of the Dutch defense.

    Less tight escort Giovanni van Bronckhosst make successful Dzudsak ripped off a shot that the Dutch goalkeeper, while goalkeeper Marten Stakelenberg not react anything.

    Bert van Marwijk team score equating quarter of an hour later by a kick from outside the penalty box disposed Robin Van Persie.

    In the second half, the Dutch succeeded in flushing of Hungary goalkeeper premises of five goals.

    Wesley Sneijder started the Netherlands party in 56 minutes by utilizing feedback from Van Bronckhorst.

    The inclusion of Arjen Robben to sharpen Oranje attack. Within about a quarter of an hour, the Netherlands successfully netted four goals in which two of whom were packed by the Bayern Munich player.

    Robben tore the Hungarian goalkeeper in the 64th minute. Seven minutes later Mark Van Bommel goal Magyar thrilling.

    Elijaro substitute Elijah presents the sixth goal for the Dutch to-74 minutes. Robben great strike five minutes later the Dutch party fulfilled.

    Despite being a star field, but less good fortune to be experienced Robben. Chelsea player ever to strengthen and Real Madrid had to leave the pitch five minutes before he broke up and be seen limping.

    Looks he faces an anxious wait to discover if he will be fit for the World Cup finals after suffering a hamstring injury .

    He will not travel to South Africa with the rest of the party on Saturday but has not been ruled out for the World Cup finals which start on Friday.

    Robben replaced Dirk Kuyt at half-time and scored twice before falling awkwardly on the turf in the final five minutes.

    The former Chelsea player attempted a clever backheel pass before collapsing with no Hungarian players near him. He hobbled off before heading immediately to the dressing room.

    Several Dutch players, including Robin van Persie and Mark van Bommel, fellow scorers in the rout of the Hungarians at the Amsterdam ArenA, shared Robben's concerned expression.

    Robben will undergo a scan on Sunday to discover the extent of the injury.

    "I thought to myself, 'This can't be true.' He made an unnatural movement and injured his hamstring," said Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk.

    "You sometimes see that people with injuries like this are fit again in a few weeks. I'm hoping for that.

    "We now have to wait. I can replace Robben until 24 hours before our opening match but as long as there is hope he recovers in time he will stay in the squad."

    Until Robben's injury scare, prospects ahead of the finals only looked bright for the Dutch who had surprisingly conceded a sixth minute lead to the Hungarians through Balazs Dzsudzsak.

    Good work from Kuyt earned Robin van Persie a 21st minute equaliser and Netherlands really hit their stride after the break with second-half sub Robben and Wesley Sneijder, Mark van Bommel and Eljero Elia all on target.

    Holland open their World Cup qualifying campaign with a match against Denmark on June 14. Cameroon and Japan are their other opponents in Group E.

    Team Line-up:

    Netherlands: 1-Maarten Stekelenburg; 5-Giovanni Van Bronckhorst, 3-Johnny Heitinga (13-Andre Ooijer 60), 4-Joris Mathijsen, 2-Gregory Van Der Wiel; 23-Rafael Van der Vaart (20-Ibrahim Afellay 80), 6-Mark Van Bommel (14-Demy De Zeeuw 79), 8-Nigel De Jong, 10-Wesley Sneijder (17-Eljero Elia 73); 7-Dirk Kuyt (11-Arjen Robben 46), 9-Robin Van Persie (21-Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 68)

    Hungary: 12-Marton Fulop; 2-Laszlo Bodnar (14-Zsolt Laczko 75), 6-Boldiszar Bodor, 5-Zoltan Szelesi, 4-Roland Juhasz, 3-Vilmos Vanczak, 8-Gabor Horvath (15-Krisztian Vadocz 79); 11-Sszabolcs Huszti (13-Janos Lazok 67), 7-Balazs Dzsudzsak; 9-Sandor Torghelle (17-Akos Elek 57), 10-Tamas Priskin


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