UK Today News: Netherlands vs Denmark World Cup – Netherlands Beat Denmark 2-0, Poulsen Scores Own Goal
Netherlands vs Denmark, Netherlands vs Denmark World Cup: In the Netherlands vs Denmark World Cup match today,the Netherlands beat Denmark 2-0 to in their first ever World Cup Group E game at Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The first goal was an own goal by Denmark’s Simon Poulsen, a few minutes after halftime, which gave Netherlands the much needed edge over Denmark in the match. This was then followed by a goal from Dirk Kuyt in the 85th minute of the match.
Denmark’s Poulsen’s atempt at a header to clear a cross, turned into a disastrous own goal, and a major blunder for Denmark.
Poulsen tried to redeem himself of the earlier own goal, by stopping a goal kicked by Robin Van Persie, but it still did not help Denmark in getting back into the game.