Three second half goals saw Netherlands record a comfortable 3-0 victory over Indonesia in Dakarta.

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de jong bLouis van Gaal’s men thought they got off o the perfect start after only a minute, but Wesley Sneijder’s effort was ruled out for offside.

New Netherlands captain Robin van Persie was at the end of most of the first half chances, but the Manchester United striker was off his usual standard, and Indonesia goalkeeper Kurnia Meiga was largely untroubled.

In the second half a number of changes spurred the Dutch, and one of the subs Siem de Jong netted the opener on 57 minutes, when he got on the end of a pinpoint Ruben Schaken cross to head into the corner for his first international goal.

Ten minutes later it was 2-0, with De Jong grabbing his second, once again a header from a flick on by Schaken, after a good cross by Arjen Robben.

In the final minute Arjen Robben added a third with a powerful shot into the top corner after a mazy run down the wing, which saw him beat a number of Indonesia defenders.

A comfortable friendly win for Louis van Gaal’s side, with Jens Toornstra, Miquel Nelom, Jasper Cillessen, and Dwight Tiendalli all having comfortable debuts.

Netherlands now move on to face China on Tuesday.




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