UEFA Euro 2012 Poland & Ukraine
Group E - Qualifications
Van Marwijk: "We were late all over the pitch"
8 September 2010
Bondscoach Bert van Marwijk
had mixed feelings after his team's victory over Finland
on Tuesday. He had seen his team play well in the first
20 minutes of the game. "I was thinking this will
be 4-0 at half time." But then he saw how the organization
failed. "We were late all over the pitch, the spaces
became too big," Van Marwijk said.
"The first 20 minutes were
the best we have shown this season. We really deserved
to be 2-0 up. On the bench I really though we'd be 4-0
up at half-time, we should be able to get through this
easily. We were really confident, and then Finland score.
The organization wasn't good after that, we were too
far apart. After the break we finished it professionally."
With six points from two games
Holland are well on track to Euro 2012 though. "I
am happy with six points,but not with the way we played
in the first half after we went 2-0 up."
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