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Netherlands vs. Australia: Here Are All Five Goals From a 3-2 Classic

Australia v Netherlands: Group B - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

That match that should be a fait accompli? It turns into a five-goal classic in this 2014 World Cup. The Netherlands came from behind to beat Australia 3-2. Spectacular technique. Spectacularly bad goalkeeping. This match had a little bit of everything.

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Goal 1: Arjen Robben gave the Dutch a 1-0 lead in the 20th minute.

Arjen-Robben-scores-against-Australia-a

Arjen-Robben-scores-against-Australia-b

Goal 2: Tim Cahill answered in the 21st minute, with a spectacular volley that may prove one of the goals of the tournament.

Tim-Cahill-goal-against-Netherlands-b

Goal 3: Australia’s Mille Jednak converted a penalty in the 54th minute, after a handball in the box.

handball on Netherlands against Australia

Mile Jedanik goal against Netherlands

Goal 4: Robin Van Persie equalizes in the 58th minute with a rocket finish.

Robin van Persie goal against Australia

Goal 5: Memphis Depay scored the winner for the Netherlands in the 68th minute, aided by some dodgy goalkeeping.

Memphis Depay goal against Australia

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