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SE: Netherlands Beats Down South America's Last Chance

Both with dramatic wins over opponents that were supposed to beat them the Netherlands took on the last South American team Uruguay. Early on the Netherlands struck with a goal in the 18th minute by Giovanni Van Bronckhorst. But Uruguay would not give up as their star Diego Forlan put in the equalizer in the 41st minute. Later the Dutch scored a controversial goal that could have been called offside. With it 2-1 Arjen Robben put in a header that made it look hopeless for Uruguay. But the comeback kids scored a late goal with Maxi Perreira in extra time. Later Uruguay had many chances as the ball was dangerously close to Netherlands's goal but to no avail as Netherlands advances to their third final appearance. It will be an all European final as the other semifinal matchup is between Germany and Spain.

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