World Cup 2014 Australia vs. Netherlands : Venue, Ground, Time and Live Coverage Info

Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder

 

RIOPORTO ALEGRE – The Socceroos face a daunting task in their second World Cup encounter in Brazil when they take on European powerhouses the Netherlands in Group B action on Wednesday.

Australia put in an inspired performance against Chile and went down fighting in a 3-1 defeat, while the Netherlands were in outstanding form as they demolished 2010 champions Spain 5-1.

 

TOTAL MATCHES PLAYED: 3
Australia
AUS WINS 1
DRAWS2
Netherlands WINS0
NED
TOTAL GOALS SCORED: 5
Australia
AUS 3
Netherlands
NED 2

Squad Lists

Australia
AUSTRALIA
Netherlands
NETHERLANDS
1
RYAN
(GK)
1
CILLESSEN
(GK)
2
FRANJIC
2
VLAAR
3
DAVIDSON
3
DE VRIJ
4
CAHILL
4
MARTINS INDI
5
MILLIGAN
5
BLIND
6
SPIRANOVIC
6
DE JONG
7
LECKIE
7
JANMAAT
8
WRIGHT
8
DE GUZMAN
9
TAGGART
9
V. PERSIE
10
HALLORAN
10
SNEIJDER
11
OAR
11
ROBBEN
12
LANGERAK
(GK)
12
VERHAEGH
13
BOZANIC
13
VELTMAN
14
TROISI
14
KONGOLO
15
JEDINAK
15
KUYT
16
HOLLAND
16
CLASIE
17
MCKAY
17
LENS
18
GALEKOVIC
(GK)
18
FER
19
MCGOWAN
19
HUNTELAAR
20
VIDOSIC
20
WIJNALDUM
21
LUONGO
21
MEMPHIS
22
WILKINSON
22
VORM
(GK)
23
BRESCIANO
23
KRUL
(GK)
Coach Coach
Ange POSTECOGLOU (AUS) Louis VAN GAAL (NED)

Match Facts

PORTO ALEGRE

Porto Alegre
From the subtropical climate to the cultural habits, Porto Alegre is fairly different from the other state capitals in Brazil.

ESTADIO BEIRA-RIO

Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre
  • Stadium nameEstadio Beira-Rio
  • CityPorto Alegre
  • Year constructed1969
  • Overall capacity43394

OFFICIALS

  • Referee:Djamel HAIMOUDI
    Algeria
    ALG
  • Assistant Referee 1:Redouane ACHIK (MAR)
  • Assistant Referee 2:Abdelhak ETCHIALI (ALG)
  • Fourth official:Bakary GASSAMA (GAM)

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