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Netherlands Dominates Spain, Defeats The Defending Champions 5-1

Netherlands Dominates Spain, Defeats The Defending Champions 5-1

Netherlands routs Spain, 5-1.

Last updated on June 13, 2014, at 4:52 p.m. ET

Posted on June 13, 2014, at 2:55 p.m. ET

Dutch fans cheer before the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Friday, June 13, 2014.
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko

Dutch fans cheer before the group B World Cup soccer match between Spain and the Netherlands at the Arena Ponte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Friday, June 13, 2014.

Netherlands routs Spain with a shocking final score of 5-1.

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The punishment is over for Spain. The defending World Cup champions fall, 1-5, in their opening match vs. Netherlands.

Spain goalie Iker Casillas

Spain goalie Iker Casillas

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Netherlands just dominating Spain. Robben scores again to put the Dutch up 5-1.

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Robin van Persie gets his second goal of the day to give Netherlands a commanding 4-1 lead.

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Netherlands scores again to go up 4-1. Not the result anyone was expecting.

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Stefan de Vrij scores to put Netherlands up 3-1 on the defending World Cup champion Spain.

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Netherlands now up 3-1 with a goal in the 65th minute. Spain is in trouble.

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Netherlands up 2-1 on Spain thanks to this blast off the foot of Arjen Robben.

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Netherlands breaks the tie early in the second half. The Dutch are now up 2-1 on Spain.

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What a goal.

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Robin van Persie with the equalizer for Netherlands. 1-1 at the half.

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Xabi Alonso has now scored 16 goals for Spain's national team.

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Xabi Alonso scores on the penalty kick! 1-0 Spain.

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Dutch fans in Salvador, Brazil!

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Wesley Sneijder with an early chance for Netherlands! But denied by Spain's goalie Iker Casillas!

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This is the first ever rematch of the previous World Cup final to happen in the group stage. (h/t @ESPNStatsInfo)

AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko
AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko

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