Euro 2012: Robin Van Persie and Others to Blame for Holland's Shocking Defeat

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Euro 2012: Robin Van Persie and Others to Blame for Holland's Shocking Defeat
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On the heels of a crushing 1-0 defeat to a much-improved Danish side to open their Euro 2012 tournament, the Netherlands are surely trying to move on and prepare for what may be their most difficult match of the group stage against a German squad who are coming off a 1-0 triumph over Portugal yesterday.

For the rest of us, however, questions still hover around yesterday's stunner.

What went wrong? And more importantly, who's to blame?

While it's only one game of three, it was arguably the "easiest" match the Dutch will play in the group stage, and losing the match will make it extremely difficult for them to lock up a place in the knockout phase of the competition.

Let's take a look at which players contributed the most to the Dutch loss.

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