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National Arena (ATT 53,329) 16th October 2012 - Kick off 19:00 Ref: Craig Thomson

Romania Romania vs Netherlands Netherlands

Romania 1

C Marica (40)

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Netherlands 4

J Lens (10)
B Martins Indi (29)
R van der Vaart (pen 45+3)
R van Persie (86)

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  1. Match ends, Romania 1, Holland 4.

  2. 90+4

    Second Half ends, Romania 1, Holland 4.

  3. 90+2

    Foul by Johnny Heitinga (Holland).

  4. 90+2

    Ciprian Tatarusanu (Romania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. 90+2

    Corner, Holland. Conceded by Ciprian Tatarusanu.

  6. 90+2

    Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Holland) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  7. 90+1

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  8. 90

    Delay in match Ibrahim Afellay (Holland) because of an injury.

  9. 90

    Ibrahim Afellay (Holland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. 90

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Romania).

  11. 89

    Substitution, Holland. Eljero Elia replaces Jeremain Lens.

  12. 87

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Ron Vlaar.

  13. 86

    Goal! Romania 1, Holland 4. Robin van Persie (Holland) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luciano Narsingh with a cross following a fast break.

  14. 85

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. 85

    Foul by Ciprian Marica (Romania).

  16. 85

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Ron Vlaar.

  17. 85

    Attempt blocked. Ciprian Marica (Romania) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adrian Mutu.

  18. 84

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) is shown the yellow card.

  19. 83

    Jeremain Lens (Holland) is shown the yellow card.

  20. 83

    (Holland) has gone down, but that's a dive.

  21. 83

    Razvan Rat (Romania) is shown the yellow card.

  22. 77

    Substitution, Holland. Ibrahim Afellay replaces Rafael van der Vaart.

  23. 75

    Substitution, Romania. Adrian Mutu replaces Gheorghe Grozav.

  24. 73

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  25. 72

    Delay in match Dorin Goian (Romania) because of an injury.

  26. 66

    Substitution, Romania. Adrian Popa I replaces Gabriel Torje.

  27. 64

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  28. 64

    Foul by Ciprian Marica (Romania).

  29. 63

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Johnny Heitinga.

  30. 62

    Foul by Johnny Heitinga (Holland).

  31. 62

    Bogdan Stancu (Romania) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  32. 61

    Robin van Persie (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  33. 61

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Romania).

  34. 61

    Substitution, Romania. Costin Lazar replaces Alexandru Bourceanu.

  35. 58

    Offside, Holland. Robin van Persie tries a through ball, but Bruno Martins Indi is caught offside.

  36. 58

    Attempt blocked. Robin van Persie (Holland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  37. 58

    Robin van Persie (Holland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  38. 58

    Foul by Vlad Chiriches (Romania).

  39. 53

    Kevin Strootman (Holland) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  40. 53

    Foul by Kevin Strootman (Holland).

  41. 53

    Mihai Pintilii (Romania) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  42. 52

    Attempt saved. Bogdan Stancu (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gheorghe Grozav.

  43. 52

    Foul by Nigel de Jong (Holland).

  44. 52

    Alexandru Bourceanu (Romania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  45. 51

    Bruno Martins Indi (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  46. 51

    Foul by Gabriel Torje (Romania).

  47. 49

    Offside, Romania. Ciprian Tatarusanu tries a through ball, but Ciprian Marica is caught offside.

  48. 49

    Attempt missed. Johnny Heitinga (Holland) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Rafael van der Vaart with a cross following a corner.

  49. 49

    Corner, Holland. Conceded by Razvan Rat.

  50. 49

    Attempt saved. Robin van Persie (Holland) header from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Rafael van der Vaart with a cross.

  51. 48

    Rafael van der Vaart (Holland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  52. 48

    Foul by Mihai Pintilii (Romania).

  53. Second Half begins Romania 1, Holland 3.

  54. 45+4

    First Half ends, Romania 1, Holland 3.

  55. 45+2

    Goal! Romania 1, Holland 3. Rafael van der Vaart (Holland) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  56. 45+2

    Gabriel Tamas (Romania) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  57. 45+2

    Penalty Holland. Luciano Narsingh draws a foul in the penalty area.

  58. 45+2

    Penalty conceded by Gabriel Tamas (Romania) after a foul in the penalty area.

  59. 45+1

    Offside, Romania. Razvan Rat tries a through ball, but Ciprian Marica is caught offside.

  60. 41

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Johnny Heitinga.

  61. 41

    Attempt blocked. Bogdan Stancu (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ciprian Marica.

  62. 40

    Goal! Romania 1, Holland 2. Ciprian Marica (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Razvan Rat.

  63. 39

    Attempt blocked. Gabriel Tamas (Romania) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gabriel Torje.

  64. 39

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Rafael van der Vaart.

  65. 37

    Corner, Romania. Conceded by Ricardo van Rhijn.

  66. 37

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  67. 37

    Foul by Ciprian Marica (Romania).

  68. 36

    Attempt blocked. Rafael van der Vaart (Holland) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  69. 35

    Robin van Persie (Holland) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  70. 35

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Romania).

  71. 33

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  72. 33

    Foul by Ciprian Marica (Romania).

  73. 31

    Bruno Martins Indi (Holland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  74. 31

    Foul by Gheorghe Grozav (Romania).

  75. 30

    Foul by Johnny Heitinga (Holland).

  76. 30

    Ciprian Marica (Romania) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  77. 29

    Goal! Romania 0, Holland 2. Bruno Martins Indi (Holland) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Rafael van der Vaart with a cross following a set piece situation.

  78. 28

    Jeremain Lens (Holland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  79. 28

    Foul by Gabriel Tamas (Romania).

  80. 27

    Attempt missed. Robin van Persie (Holland) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Rafael van der Vaart with a cross following a set piece situation.

  81. 26

    Robin van Persie (Holland) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  82. 26

    Foul by Dorin Goian (Romania).

  83. 25

    Nigel de Jong (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  84. 25

    Foul by Gheorghe Grozav (Romania).

  85. 21

    Jeremain Lens (Holland) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  86. 21

    Foul by Gabriel Tamas (Romania).

  87. 16

    Alexandru Bourceanu (Romania) is shown the yellow card.

  88. 12

    Attempt missed. Mihai Pintilii (Romania) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Bogdan Stancu.

  89. 11

    Attempt saved. Gheorghe Grozav (Romania) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Dorin Goian.

  90. 10

    Foul by Rafael van der Vaart (Holland).

  91. 10

    Alexandru Bourceanu (Romania) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  92. 9

    Goal! Romania 0, Holland 1. Jeremain Lens (Holland) header from outside the box to the top left corner following a corner.

  93. 8

    Corner, Holland. Conceded by Dorin Goian.

  94. 5

    Gabriel Torje (Romania) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

  95. 4

    Foul by Johnny Heitinga (Holland).

  96. 4

    Ciprian Marica (Romania) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  97. 3

    Foul by Mihai Pintilii (Romania).

  98. 3

    Rafael van der Vaart (Holland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  99. 2

    Foul by Johnny Heitinga (Holland).

  100. 2

    Ciprian Marica (Romania) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  101. First Half begins.

  102. Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Matches

  • FIFA World Cup European Qualifying

    Tue 16th Oct - Group F
    Tue 16th Oct - Group I
    Tue 16th Oct - Group G
    Tue 16th Oct - Group D
    Tue 16th Oct - Group A
    Tue 16th Oct - Group B
    Tue 16th Oct - Group E
    Tue 16th Oct - Group H
    • Ukraine
      0 - 1
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    • San Marino
      0 - 2
      Moldova
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    Tue 16th Oct - Group C
    • Faroe Islands
      1 - 4
      Rep Ireland
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    • Austria
      4 - 0
      Kazakhstan
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    • Germany
      4 - 4
      Sweden
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Tables

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group A

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Belgium 10 26
2 Croatia 10 17
3 Serbia 10 14
4 Scotland 10 11
5 Wales 10 10
6 Macedonia 10 7

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group B

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Italy 10 22
2 Denmark 10 16
3 Czech Republic 10 15
4 Bulgaria 10 13
5 Armenia 10 13
6 Malta 10 3

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group C

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Germany 10 28
2 Sweden 10 20
3 Austria 10 17
4 Republic of Ireland 10 14
5 Kazakhstan 10 5
6 Faroe Islands 10 1

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group D

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Netherlands 10 28
2 Romania 10 19
3 Hungary 10 17
4 Turkey 10 16
5 Estonia 10 7
6 Andorra 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group E

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Switzerland 10 24
2 Iceland 10 17
3 Slovenia 10 15
4 Norway 10 12
5 Albania 10 11
6 Cyprus 10 5

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group F

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Russia 10 22
2 Portugal 10 21
3 Israel 10 14
4 Azerbaijan 10 9
5 Northern Ireland 10 7
6 Luxembourg 10 6

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group G

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bosnia 10 25
2 Greece 10 25
3 Slovakia 10 13
4 Lithuania 10 11
5 Latvia 10 8
6 Liechtenstein 10 2

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group H

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 England 10 22
2 Ukraine 10 21
3 Montenegro 10 15
4 Poland 10 13
5 Moldova 10 11
6 San Marino 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group I

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Spain 8 20
2 France 8 17
3 Finland 8 9
4 Georgia 8 5
5 Belarus 8 4