Netherlands humiliate champions Spain 5-1 in World Cup
14 June 2014, 00:04
Salvador - Robin van Persie starred with a brace as the Netherlands gained revenge for their final defeat in South Africa by thrashing champions Spain 5-1 at the World Cup in Salvador on Friday.
Arjen Robben also scored a brace with Stefan de Vrij another to get his name on the score-sheet after Xabi Alonso had opened the scoring for Spain, who suffered their worst defeat in more than half a century, with a highly contentious penalty.
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