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QualificationEdit

2014 World Cup

Netherlands were in a group including Turkey, Hungary, Romania, Estonia and Andorra. The winners of the groups qualified to the finals in Brazil. The best 8 runners-up of the 9 groups went to the play-offs for the other 4 places. Netherlands finished on top of the group with only an away draw in Estonia stopping Oranje winning all its matches.

Group D
# Team P W D L Pts
1   Netherlands 10 9 1 - 28
2   Romania 10 6 1 3 19
3   Hungary 10 5 2 3 17
4   Turkey 10 5 1 4 16
5   Estonia 10 2 1 7 7
6   Andorra 10 - - 10 0

Group StageEdit

Netherlands were grouped with Spain, Chile and Australia. Oranje won all of its 3 matches including a memorable 5 - 1 score against Spain.

Group B
# Team P W D L Pts
1   Netherlands 3 3 - - 9
2   Chile 3 2 - 1 6
3   Spain 3 1 - 2 3
4   Australia 3 - - 3 0

Knockout StageEdit

As Group B winners, Netherlands were drawn against Group A runners-up, Mexico in the round of 16. Winning into the next round, Netherlands played and defeated Costa Rica in the quarter finals. This brought Netherlands up against Argentina in the semi finals. On South American soil, Argentina was tough opposition, so Oranje were pleased to keep them scoreless. But sadly the dream of participating in the final ended after penalties. As a consolation, Netherlands defeated Brazil for 3rd place.
4th Round Quarter-finals Semi-finals 3rd Place
Argentina
Netherlands Netherlands Netherlands Netherlands
Mexico Costa Rica Brazil


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