Netherlands defender Jetro Willems praised coach Louis van Gaal after his young side beat Turkey 2-0 on Friday.Van Gaal's team kicked off their World Cup qualifying game with the convincing win – which came thanks to goals from Robin van Persie and Luciano Narsingh – at Amsterdam Arena.
Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman believes his side's 2-0 win over Turkey was the result of a resolute team performance.The Dutch were made to work hard to secure their first victory under Louis van Gaal as the visitors created several chances, only to squander them.
Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul has expressed his delight with his starting berth in his side's victory over Turkey on Friday.The Dutch claimed all three points with a hard-earned 2-0 victory against Abdullah Avci's men, marking their first win under Louis van Gaal, who fielded a host of youngsters in their opening World Cup qualifier, including the Newcastle shot-stopper.
Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal was delighted with his side's hard-fought 2-0 win over Turkey in Friday's 2014 World Cup qualifier.The Dutch struggled to contain the Turks after grabbing an early lead via Robin van Persie, but they eventually bagged the full three points as Luciano Narsingh put the match to bed well into stoppage time of the second half at the Amsterdam ArenA.
Netherlands made a solid start to their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday while Portugal scraped to a victory.Louis van Gaal's Dutch side, fresh from a disappointing Euro 2012 showing, recorded a 2-0 win over Turkey at the Amsterdam Arena.
Netherlands forward Dirk Kuyt admits opponents no longer fear the Dutch, but he believes they can still go far at the 2014 World Cup.The Dutch endured an abysmal Euro 2012 campaign from which they crashed out at the group stages with no points, despite being one of the pre-tournament favourites.