8 Reasons the Netherlands Will Flop at Euro 2012

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8 Reasons the Netherlands Will Flop at Euro 2012
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Despite their wealth of attacking talent, the Netherlands are destined to disappoint at Euro 2012.

Along with Spain and Germany, many soccer fans and experts have installed the Dutch as favorites to bring home the European crown.

It does make sense at first.

The Netherlands finished runners-up to Spain at the 2010 World Cup. Much of that same team remains two years later.

However, the result was a bit of an aberration for the perpetually underachieving Dutch.

This reputation the country has built over the decades will only grow stronger this summer in Poland and Ukraine, and here's why.

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