Netherlands v Japan

Van Marwijk expecting stiffer test

June 18, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk expects a more aggressive Japan to turn up for their Group E clash on Saturday than when the sides met in a friendly last year.

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Van Marjwik's side demolished the Blue Samurai 3-0 last October, courtesy of goals from Robin Van Persie, Wesley Sneijder and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar.

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