Krohn-Dehli made Denmark led 1-0 against Netherlands in the first half. Netherlands dominated in the first half against Denmark and had many chances to score goal, 16 shot and two of them were shot on target, but Denmark were the on who scored the first goal. The first half with Denmark victory 1-0.
After kick off Denmark directly threatened Netherlands goal post trough Daniel Agger heading.
In 7’ vlaar committed foul in near penalty area, and Denmark got free kick. Unfortunately, the ball still hit Netherlands player.
In 10 Netherlands got chance trough..20, he dribbled the from form the left side and shot the ball, but his shot was still far from goal post. Netherlands came to attack again, van Persie passed the ball to Sneijder in penalty area, but his heading was still weak, and the ball was catched easily. Van Persie free kick in 12’ also could change nothing, his shot just hit Denmark player.
In 16’ Robben gave threat to Denmark goalkeeper. He dribbled the ball from the right-side to penalty area, he could make a space to shot, but his shot could be cathed by the goalkeeper. A minute afterward, Denmark attacked from the right-side, but the crossing-ball could be catched by Netherlands goalkeeper.
Robin van Persie anf Robben showed good cooperation 18’ although this chances also failed, starting from van Persie dribbling, he passed the ball to Robben, Robben dribbled the ball to penalty area, and he he sent pass right in front of goalkeeper, ang the ball was deflected by Denmark defender, and the ball was catched easily by the goalkeeper.
Netherlands squad was asked penalty kick, after the ball was touched Agger hand, but their claim was not granted, the game was just continued to play
Although Netherlands had more chances to score goal than Denmark, but Denmark was the one who scored goal first. Starting from counter attack from the left-side, the ball was passed to Krohn-Dehli, he dribbled the ball to penalty area, and shot the ball. The ball struck into the goalkeeper legs. And Denmark led the score 1-0 in 24’.
It was really unfortunate for Robben, after he missed several chances to score goal, in 36’ his shot just hit the goal post. Starting from Denmark goalkeeper blunder, he shot the ball and felt in Robben feet. Robben dribbled the ball to penalty area, but his shot just hit the goal post.
In 39’ it was turn for Affelay to show his dribbling skill although he also missed the chance to score goal. His shot was still far away on the goal post.
Netherlands goalkeeper did a clean sheet in 42’. He caught Krohn-Nehill shot. Netherlands had goal-chance trough Van Persie in 42’. Starting from Sneijder pass, Van Persie accepted the ball in penalty area, but he missed the chance although he stood free in penalty area.
Before the end of the first half, Denmark had chance to double their goal. But the chance could change nothing, after the ball could catch by Netherlands goalkeeper. The first half ended with Denmark victory 1-0.
Netherlands starting eleven: Stekelenburg; Van der Wiel, Heitinga, Vlaar, Willems; Van Bommel, N de Jong; Robben, Sneijder, Afellay; Van Persie
Denmark starting eleven : S. Andersen, S Poulsen, Agger, Kjaer, Jacobsen, Zimling, Kvist, Krohn-Dehli, Eriksen, Rommedahl, Bendtner