Heitinga likely to start for Dutch

June 29, 2004
By Theo Ruizenaar
LISBON, Portugal, June 29 (Reuters) - The Netherlands are likely to play Johnny Heitinga alongside Jaap Stam in the centre of defence in Wednesday's Euro 2004 semi-final against Portugal.

Wilfred Bouma, the other candidate to replace the injured Frank De Boer, was struggling himself with an injury at training on Tuesday and finished the session separately from the squad.

De Boer is out with an ankle problem and several players also trained separately on Monday but, apart from ...

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