After Chile who totally undeserved were send home by the hosts, Brazil, the same thing happened to great Mexicans, who in the last five minutes dropped the lead, and conceded two goals from Netherlands. Mexico until the last five-minute had a 1-0 lead as Giovani dos Santos netted one in the 48th minute. The Mexican pounces on to a bouncing ball, calms it with his chest and then smashes an unstoppable shot into the bottom-right corner from some 30 yards.

The Oranje sealed dramatic comeback in the last five minutes. First Sneijder smashes a half-volley into the bottom-left corner, after Robben’s corner which Huntelaar heads back to the edge of the area where was Sneijder. Ochoa had no chance of stopping it.

The late substitute Schalke 04 striker Huntelaar who came instead of Robin van Persie sealed the comeback from an injury time penalty. Robben was fouled inside the penalty box. Huntelaar stepped in , scored and sent the Oranje into the quarterfinals.

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