Netherlands Eliminate Mexico with late Penalty and wins the game 2-1…
They will now face either Costa Rica or Greece in the quarter finals..
In the first half, the game is back and forth, Mexico got two shots on goal, Netherlands none… The score would end 0-0. Nigel De Jong left the game in the 9th minute due to some heat injury…in a temperature feels like 95 degrees, both teams had to take a water break.
In the second half, Dos Santos score with a rifling left footer in the 3rd minute. The Mexicans held on to their 1-0 lead into the 91st minute, until Schnieder equalized with a powerful strike at the top of the 18 yard box and leveled the score.
A couple minutes later, Robben drew a fowl inside the box and the Netherlands was awarded a penalty.
Huntelaar would step up and give the Netherlands the lead for good.