Netherlands vs. Chile: Goals and Highlights from Group B Match

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJune 23, 2014

Netherlands' Leroy Fer celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group B World Cup soccer match between the Netherlands and Chile at the Itaquerao Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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The Netherlands secured the top spot in Group B, defeating Chile 2-0 on Monday. They finish atop the group with nine points and Chile finish second with six, with the latter facing the winner of Group A in the knockout stages. 

Substitute Leroy Fer broke open a scoreless match with a powerful header in the 77th minute to put the Dutch in prime position to win Group B. Chile now require two goals to win the group.

Leroy Fer header 1-0 Netherlands https://t.co/ExrrzFDFLT

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Memphis Depay secured the three points in injury time when he capitalised on an Arjen Robben pass. 

 

2-01 Netherlands https://t.co/FzG9ZRAl6j

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