"--IANS/EFE"
Rio de Janeiro, July 1 (IANS/EFE) Dutch midfielder Wesley Snejder said that he always felt that his team will equalise against Mexico in their World Cup Round of 16 clash Sunday.

Sneijder scored the equaliser in the 88th minute with a fierce shot from a Klaas-Jan Huntelaar header which brought the Netherlands back into the game. Huntelaar then scored from a penalty in injury time to take the team in to the quarter-finals with a 2-1 win, reports EFE.

After we drew, the team felt it can clinch qualification, it was great to reach the quarter-finals, said Sneijder.

Netherlands will take on Costa Rica in the last eight clash at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador July 5.

--IANS/EFE

ss/bg


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002385061
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for Americas


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.