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Holland – Sweden: A preview focusing on Holland’s deep-lying playmaker 4-2-3-1 system

October 12, 2010


Dutch national manager Bert van Marwijk has quite a unique record when it comes to qualification matches. After winning all eight of Holland’s World Cup 2010 qualification matches, a feat that has never been accomplished before, he managed to win the first three Euro 2012 qualification matches too. It is certainly true that these matches […]

Moldova 0 – 1 Holland: Is the deep-lying playmaker the way forward?

October 10, 2010


The runners up of the past World Cup have started their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign well. Holland is grouped with Sweden, Hungary, Finland and Moldova, San Marino. The Dutch and the Swedes were expected to battle for first place, and indeed so far these two team managed to win all of their matches. Compared to […]